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mandrill-blast

mandrill-blast

quick and dirty way to blast a CSV list of emails with template data using Node and the Mandrill API

Install

You need to have NodeJS installed and running, then

npm install mandrill-blast

OR

git clone https://github.com/akhoury/mandrill-blast.git

Usage

cd mandrill-blast
node blast.js --source="sample.emails.csv" --key="0123456789" --template="sample.template.html" --from="you@example.com" --to-email-column="email" --subject="Hi {{name}}" --to-name-column="name"

CSV

MUST have headers for each column, at the top

id,email,name,friend,location,token
1,dude@example.com,gooby,derp,fakeville,123456789
2,dudette@example.com,goobette,derpina,fakecity,987654321

Templates

uses Handlerbars format for templating, it's pretty simple see sample.template.html for an example.

Mandrill API

You need an account and a valid API Key, get one at mandrill.com

Todo

  • make it a reusable module
  • anything that the heart desires, I needed this as a 10 minutes hack and it got the job done, if you have ideas or needs, submit a pull or feature request.