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SendGrid library for Python

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**This library allows you to quickly and easily use the SendGrid Web API
v3 via Python.**

Version 3.X.X+ of this library provides full support for all SendGrid
`Web API
v3 <https://sendgrid.com/docs/API_Reference/Web_API_v3/index.html>`__
endpoints, including the new `v3
/mail/send <https://sendgrid.com/blog/introducing-v3mailsend-sendgrids-new-mail-endpoint>`__.

This library represents the beginning of a new path for SendGrid. We
want this library to be community driven and SendGrid led. We need your
help to realize this goal. To help make sure we are building the right
things in the right order, we ask that you create
`issues <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/issues>`__ and
`pull
requests <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md>`__
or simply upvote or comment on existing issues or pull requests.

Please browse the rest of this README for further detail.

We appreciate your continued support, thank you!

Table of Contents
=================

- `Installation <#installation>`__
- `Quick Start <#quick-start>`__
- `Processing Inbound Email <#inbound>`__
- `Usage <#usage>`__
- `Use Cases <#use-cases>`__
- `Announcements <#announcements>`__
- `Roadmap <#roadmap>`__
- `How to Contribute <#contribute>`__
- `Troubleshooting <#troubleshooting>`__
- `About <#about>`__
- `License <#license>`__

# Installation

Prerequisites
-------------

- Python version 2.6, 2.7, 3.4, 3.5 or 3.6
- The SendGrid service, starting at the `free
level <https://sendgrid.com/free?source=sendgrid-python>`__

Setup Environment Variables
---------------------------

Update the development environment with your
`SENDGRID\_API\_KEY <https://app.sendgrid.com/settings/api_keys>`__, for
example:

.. code:: bash

echo "export SENDGRID_API_KEY='YOUR_API_KEY'" > sendgrid.env
echo "sendgrid.env" >> .gitignore
source ./sendgrid.env

Install Package
---------------

.. code:: bash

pip install sendgrid

Dependencies
------------

- `Python-HTTP-Client <https://github.com/sendgrid/python-http-client>`__

# Quick Start

Hello Email
-----------

The following is the minimum needed code to send an email with the
`/mail/send
Helper <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/tree/master/sendgrid/helpers/mail>`__
(`here <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/blob/master/examples/helpers/mail/mail_example.py#L20>`__
is a full example):

With Mail Helper Class
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

.. code:: python

import sendgrid
import os
from sendgrid.helpers.mail import *

sg = sendgrid.SendGridAPIClient(apikey=os.environ.get('SENDGRID_API_KEY'))
from_email = Email("test@example.com")
to_email = Email("test@example.com")
subject = "Sending with SendGrid is Fun"
content = Content("text/plain", "and easy to do anywhere, even with Python")
mail = Mail(from_email, subject, to_email, content)
response = sg.client.mail.send.post(request_body=mail.get())
print(response.status_code)
print(response.body)
print(response.headers)

The ``Mail`` constructor creates a `personalization
object <https://sendgrid.com/docs/Classroom/Send/v3_Mail_Send/personalizations.html>`__
for you.
`Here <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/blob/master/examples/helpers/mail/mail_example.py#L16>`__
is an example of how to add to it.

Without Mail Helper Class
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

The following is the minimum needed code to send an email without the
/mail/send Helper
(`here <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/blob/master/examples/mail/mail.py#L27>`__
is a full example):

.. code:: python

import sendgrid
import os

sg = sendgrid.SendGridAPIClient(apikey=os.environ.get('SENDGRID_API_KEY'))
data = {
"personalizations": [
{
"to": [
{
"email": "test@example.com"
}
],
"subject": "Sending with SendGrid is Fun"
}
],
"from": {
"email": "test@example.com"
},
"content": [
{
"type": "text/plain",
"value": "and easy to do anywhere, even with Python"
}
]
}
response = sg.client.mail.send.post(request_body=data)
print(response.status_code)
print(response.body)
print(response.headers)

General v3 Web API Usage (With `Fluent Interface <https://sendgrid.com/blog/using-python-to-implement-a-fluent-interface-to-any-rest-api/>`__)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

.. code:: python

import sendgrid
import os

sg = sendgrid.SendGridAPIClient(apikey=os.environ.get('SENDGRID_API_KEY'))
response = sg.client.suppression.bounces.get()
print(response.status_code)
print(response.body)
print(response.headers)

General v3 Web API Usage (Without Fluent Interface)
---------------------------------------------------

.. code:: python

import sendgrid
import os

sg = sendgrid.SendGridAPIClient(apikey=os.environ.get('SENDGRID_API_KEY'))
response = sg.client._("suppression/bounces").get()
print(response.status_code)
print(response.body)
print(response.headers)

# Processing Inbound Email

Please see `our
helper <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/tree/master/sendgrid/helpers/inbound>`__
for utilizing our Inbound Parse webhook.

# Usage

- `SendGrid
Documentation <https://sendgrid.com/docs/API_Reference/index.html>`__
- `Library Usage
Documentation <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/tree/master/USAGE.md>`__
- `Example
Code <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/tree/master/examples>`__
- `How-to: Migration from v2 to
v3 <https://sendgrid.com/docs/Classroom/Send/v3_Mail_Send/how_to_migrate_from_v2_to_v3_mail_send.html>`__
- `v3 Web API Mail Send
Helper <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/tree/master/sendgrid/helpers/mail>`__
- build a request object payload for a v3 /mail/send API call.
- `Processing Inbound
Email <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/tree/master/sendgrid/helpers/inbound>`__

# Use Cases

`Examples of common API use
cases <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/blob/master/USE_CASES.md>`__,
such as how to send an email with a transactional template.

# Announcements

Please see our announcement regarding `breaking
changes <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/issues/217>`__.
Your support is appreciated!

All updates to this library are documented in our
`CHANGELOG <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md>`__
and `releases <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/releases>`__.
You may also subscribe to email `release
notifications <https://dx.sendgrid.com/newsletter/java>`__ for releases
and breaking changes.

# Roadmap

If you are interested in the future direction of this project, please
take a look at our open
`issues <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/issues>`__ and
`pull requests <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/pulls>`__.
We would love to hear your feedback.

# How to Contribute

We encourage contribution to our libraries (you might even score some
nifty swag), please see our
`CONTRIBUTING <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md>`__
guide for details.

Quick links:

- `Feature
Request <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md#feature-request>`__
- `Bug
Reports <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md#submit-a-bug-report>`__
- `Sign the CLA to Create a Pull
Request <https://cla.sendgrid.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python>`__
- `Improvements to the
Codebase <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md#improvements-to-the-codebase>`__

# Troubleshooting

Please see our `troubleshooting
guide <https://github.com/sendgrid/sendgrid-python/blob/master/TROUBLESHOOTING.md>`__
for common library issues.

# About

sendgrid-python is guided and supported by the SendGrid `Developer
Experience Team <mailto:dx@sendgrid.com>`__.

sendgrid-python is maintained and funded by SendGrid, Inc. The names and
logos for sendgrid-python are trademarks of SendGrid, Inc.

# License `The MIT License (MIT) <LICENSE.txt>`__

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