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Send emails on command line.

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Send email messages through a specified Gmail account.

Getting Started

  1. Download Pylio and its dependancies pip install pylio

  2. Turn on Gmail API by clicking Enable Gmail API on Gmail

    1. Select + Create a new project.
    2. Download the credentials file to access your Gmail account.
    3. Move the downloaded file to your working directory and ensure it is named credentials.json.
      You can also specify the location of credentials.json either in config.yaml or using the --cred-file flag.
  3. From command line: use pylio with the below arguments. Default arguments will come from the config.yaml unless otherwise stated.

    Command line override arguments:
    --to email_address email address of intented recepient
    --message msg_body text body of email
    --config-file path (optional) path to custom configuration file; default is config.yaml
    --cred-file path (optional) path to Google Gmail credentials JSON file
    --subject subject_line (optional) subject line of email


config.yaml Default configuration file to specify to, message, and Google credentials file Class using Google API pip file

How does it work?

This repository is a wrapper that simplifies the use of the Google Gmail API.


2018 (c) Xavier Collantes

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