E-mail is an important and integrated part of many systems. restdb.io has had decent support for automating outbound e-mail for a while now (more details in the restdb.io docs).
One of the new features, inbound email, opens up new possibilities for automation involving e-mail. All databases now get their own e-mail address and incoming e-mails are now stored in a collection for further processing.
In this short article, we will show you how to enable the feature together with an example of how to set up a codehook (trigger function) when the e-mail is received. We will also demonstrate how to use the new console debug output to see what's going on inside the codehook.
Building a fully functional react-native app with persistence and authentication is surprisingly easy. Using restdb.io for cloud hosted data and Auth0 for user authentication, you get lots of features right out of the box. Follow the steps in this post and you’ll be up and running in no time.
This feature opens up an array of cool scenarios for your application. One of them is to integrate your database with slack.com.
Slack seems to be every team’s favorite collaboration platform now. If you’re not using this great tool already, I would suggest you give it a try. It can practically eliminate the need for sending internal (non-important) emails, and introduces a more human touch to your team information flow.
That’s why it makes sense to let your database talk to Slack, instead of you logging on to your database admin, all the time, to see what’s going on.
User authentication is an important ingredient in application development. It both protects important data (i.e. APIs) and enables development of a personalised user experience.
It can, however, be a complicated and time-consuming process if you want to roll your own and it often requires a skilled backend developer to do it right.
This blog post shows how you can use Auth0.com and a restdb.io database to develop an application where users can sign up with your app and get access to their own data.
Please share this article with your developer friends :-)