Gmail → Mailgun → Heroku → IFTTT/Kindle
This tiny app receives emails from yakan-hiko via Mailgun, downloads the MOBI file and sends it to IFTTT with "#epub #mobi #yakanhiko" in the subject for further automation. You can alternatively set it up to directly send to your Kindle Personal Document email address by setting
EMAIL_TO config variable (see below).
Beware it is complicated.
- Deploy this app to heroku, note the URL
- Create mailgun account and note your API key and domain
heroku config:addenvironment variables (see below)
- Make a route on mailgun to send to the Heroku app, for example route
- Enable Gmail filter
firstname.lastname@example.org. This application automatically confirms the Gmail forwarding request.
Now every time Yakan-hiko sends your a new issue, mobi file attachements are downloaded and sent to
email@example.com (or the address set in
#epub #mobi #yakanhiko tags. Make a recipe to save it to dropbox or however you want.
This app is supposed to run on Heroku and requires following environment variables set via
- YAKAN_HIKO_LOGIN - login for yakan-hiko.com
- YAKAN_HIKO_PASSWORD - password
- MAILGUN_API_KEY - Mailgun API Key
- MAILGUN_DOMAIN - your domain for mailgun (sample.mailgun.org)
- EMAIL_FROM - From: header for the email sent. Set it for IFTTT identification
- EMAIL_TO - Email address to send email to. Defaults to