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SparkPost Java Library

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Use this library in Java applications to easily access the SparkPost Email API in your application.

Version Compatibility Note

Version 0.6.2 -> 0.6.3

Due to issue 57 and to maintain compatibility with old and new version of Apache HTTP Client SPARKPOST_BASE_URL must not end with a / slash.

Version 0.12 -> 0.13

Although we try to maintain library backward compatibility this migration may require some minor changes to your code. Substitution data was changed from Map<String, String> to Map<String, Object>. Most client code will just need to change their map to this new signature.

Getting Started

The SparkPost Java Library is available in this Maven Repository:

<dependency>
	<groupId>com.sparkpost</groupId>
	<artifactId>sparkpost-lib</artifactId>
	<version>0.17</version>
</dependency>

Building SparkPost4J

Basic Send Email Example

package com.sparkpost;

import com.sparkpost.exception.SparkPostException;

public class SparkPost {

    public static void main(String[] args) throws SparkPostException {
        String API_KEY = "YOUR API KEY HERE!!!";
        Client client = new Client(API_KEY);

        client.sendMessage(
                "you@yourdomain.com",
                "to@sparkpost.com",
                "The subject of the message",
                "The text part of the email",
                "<b>The HTML part of the email</b>");

    }
}

Advanced Send Email Example

With SparkPost you have complete control over all aspects of an email and a powerful templating solution.

private void sendEmail(String from, String[] recipients, String email) throws SparkPostException {
	TransmissionWithRecipientArray transmission = new TransmissionWithRecipientArray();

	// Populate Recipients
	List<RecipientAttributes> recipientArray = new ArrayList<RecipientAttributes>();
	for (String recipient : recipients) {
	RecipientAttributes recipientAttribs = new RecipientAttributes();
		recipientAttribs.setAddress(new AddressAttributes(recipient));
		recipientArray.add(recipientAttribs);
	}
	transmission.setRecipientArray(recipientArray);

	 // Populate Substitution Data
    Map<String, Object> substitutionData = new HashMap<String, Object>();
    substitutionData.put("yourContent", "You can add substitution data too.");
    transmission.setSubstitutionData(substitutionData);

    // Populate Email Body
    TemplateContentAttributes contentAttributes = new TemplateContentAttributes();
    contentAttributes.setFrom(new AddressAttributes(from));
    contentAttributes.setSubject("Your subject content here. {{yourContent}}");
    contentAttributes.setText("Your Text content here.  {{yourContent}}");
    contentAttributes.setHtml("<p>Your <b>HTML</b> content here.  {{yourContent}}</p>");
    transmission.setContentAttributes(contentAttributes);

	// Send the Email
	RestConnection connection = new RestConnection(client, getEndPoint());
	Response response = ResourceTransmissions.create(connection, 0, transmission);

	logger.debug("Transmission Response: " + response);
}

Running The Sample Apps

The sample apps are held in apps/sparkpost-samples-app with each sample's source code in apps/sparkpost-samples-app/src/main/java/com/sparkpost/samples/.

To build the samples:

cd apps/sparkpost-samples-app
mvn compile

One the samples are built, create config.properties by copying apps/sparkpost-samples-app/config.properties.example and filling in your SparkPost API key and other test parameters.

You can now run your chosen sample through maven:

mvn exec:java -Dexec.mainClass=com.sparkpost.samples.SendEmailCCSample