Forum: Ruby on Rails Sending an email when a comment is posted

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ryan (Guest)
on 2006-03-05 01:26
When a user posts a comment on my site, is there a way for me to be
notified via email?  I know this is pretty easy in php, i.e. mail()
function, but I'm looking for the equivalent in Rails.

Thanks!
Michael Gorsuch (Guest)
on 2006-03-05 01:35
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Look into using ActionMailer.  That should do what you need.

I would also recommend using an Observer to send the email whenever a
new 'Comment' is saved.
Bob Silva (Guest)
on 2006-03-05 01:41
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The AWDR book has an example to do just this in it. You DO have the book
don't you? :)

Bob Silva
http://www.railtie.net/
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