Send email using gmail as smtp

hello
can i send email thro ruby using gmail as smtp. appreciate any help
here.
seede

You can.

Here’s an article on using gmail with Rails, although you don’t need
to use Rails to use Action Mailer.

http://www.rubyinside.com/how-to-use-gmails-smtp-server-with-
rails-394.html

It’s dead simple.

Josh

On Dec 19, 9:19 pm, Joshua S. [email protected]
wrote:

Josh

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    I followed all the steps. however i still dont knwo how to use it. all
    the exampele i can find use the rails model methods. can you post a
    example of how to send the email without using rails.
    appreciate your help.

seede

On Dec 20, 5:17 pm, Junkone [email protected] wrote:

to use Rails to use Action Mailer.

hello

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here is what i tried,
require “smtp_tls”
require ‘action_mailer’

class Notifier < ActionMailer::Base

ActionMailer::Base.smtp_settings = {

:address => “smtp.gmail.com”,
:port => 587,
:authentication => :plain,
:user_name => “[email protected]”,
:password => “someonesPassword”
}

def Notifier.test_email(user_email)
subject “Free C1Alis”
from “system / example.com
recipients user_email
body “Get large, #{user_email}[email protected]
end

end

Notifier.deliver_test_email(‘testuser / gmail.com’)

i get a error undefined method `test_email’ for #Notifier:0x5e2b1fc
but that is how it is defiened ever wehre. to do a
Class.deliver_methodname

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