Sending Emails in Livecode 8

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Sending Emails in Livecode 8

Post by J&R Rovers » Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:24 am

Hi All
This is my first post, I am a newbie to Livecode and I am trying to figure out if it is applicable to business apps.
One of the main requirements for business is to be able to email an invoice directly to a customer.
Is there (1) a native email Widget in Livecode for sending SMTP emails or (2) something that is being built in version 9 ?
I have looked at two stacks on offer but references to them are five years old and do not appear to support Authentication, Office 365 or gmail.
I do not have the expertise to be able to build or alter these things myself, nor would things like Mandrill suit. Shelling out or running externals like Thunderbird is not an option for me either, users would expect something to work seamlessly without needing support if it is broken for some reason.
Thanks and regards
John

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Re: Sending Emails in Livecode 8

Post by J&R Rovers » Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:02 am

My apologies, there is mobileComposeMail command which I can try once I get the emulator working. However it still does not have authentication as far as I can see from the dictionary or the lesson. Nor does it have input for a port number which is necessary for SSL (port 465) and Office 365 mail (port 587) if indeed it has functionality for those.
Cheers
John

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Re: Sending Emails in Livecode 8

Post by shaosean » Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:19 am

Actually port 465 was a non-standard port used by Microsoft and port 587 is a standard port for sending SMTP and can be used either non-secured or secured (SSL or STARTTLS)

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Re: Sending Emails in Livecode 8

Post by J&R Rovers » Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:42 pm

Having port access is still necessary, my Android phone has it, but not access from Livecode

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