Posted on September 5, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

Open Source Mailing List Application for Mailgun’s PHP SDK

If you’re a developer looking for a simple streamlined mailing list service – or a super scalable one, check out my tutorial at Mailgun’s blog: Open Source Mailing List Applet Using the Mailgun PHP SDK. This project is also written in PHP inside the Yii Framework, which I’ve found to make development very efficient. You Read More

Posted on June 26, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

How Geogram built a free group email service using Yii and Mailgun

The great folks at Mailgun have published my tutorial: How Geogram built a free group email service using Yii for PHP with MySQL also available on my blog. Mailgun is a scalable, cloud-based email engine that’s easy to integrate with your email-driven applications.

Posted on June 19, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

GMail Alternatives in the PRISM Age: How to Host Your Own Email Server in the Cloud

Update: You may be interested in Filtered, my new open source IMAP-based mail filtering application which includes the capability to encrypt selected messages, removing them from your IMAP or Gmail account. I’ve posted a new tutorial called, How to Install Your Own Private E-mail Server in the Cloud. Background & Motivations The concept of privacy is Read More

Posted on June 10, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

Configure Mailgun

Digital Ocean’s $5/mo. fast SSD servers make a great choice for hosting your email. For a gmail alternative, try FastMail. To get started installing your own private email server, skip ahead to the instructions… Configure Mailgun I am using Mailgun for a few reasons. Firstly, I’m already using it on another project of mine, – and am Read More