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Sending Email Using Gmail and Action Mailer

I've used this for a new site, which I'll be mentioning very soon. It took me quite some time to figure out and get right.

The first thing to do is download the smtp_tls.rb file. I saved it in my Sinatra app, under lib.

Next create a file called mailer.rb in the same lib directory with the following contents:
require 'lib/smtp_tls'
require 'action_mailer'

class Mailer < ActionMailer::Base
def my_email(from_email, from_name, message)
recipients ""
from from_email
subject "Contact from " + from_name

body :name => from_name, :email => from_email, :message => message

Mailer.template_root = File.dirname(__FILE__)
Mailer.delivery_method = :smtp
Mailer.smtp_settings = {
:address => "",
:port => "587",
:domain => "YOUR_DOMAIN",
:authentication => :plain,
:enable_starttls_auto => true,
:user_name => "YOUR_USERNAME…