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Val Town email subscriptions: send test email

Cousin Val to @petermillspaugh/emailSubscription — see docs there.

When you're writing up an email to send to subscribers, it's helpful to send it to yourself ahead of time to proofread and see how it looks in different email clients etc.

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/** @jsxImportSource https://esm.sh/preact */
import { generateNewsletterJsx } from "https://esm.town/v/petermillspaugh/generateNewsletterJsx";
import { getJune2024Newsletter } from "https://esm.town/v/petermillspaugh/june2024";
import { email as sendEmail } from "https://esm.town/v/std/email?v=11";
import { render } from "npm:preact-render-to-string";
export function sendTestEmailNewsletter(interval: Interval) {
/*
* Since this is a public Val, anyone can run it.
* This early return prevents spamming me with test emails.
* Comment out the early return to actually test.
*/
if (interval.lastRunAt) {
return console.log("early return");
}
const { jsx: newsletterContent, subject, webUrl } = getJune2024Newsletter();
const jsx = generateNewsletterJsx({ webUrl, newsletterContent, emailAddress: "test" });
sendEmail({
subject,
html: render(jsx),
from: {
name: "Pete Millspaugh",
email: "petermillspaugh.sendTestEmailNewsletter@valtown.email",
},
replyTo: "pete@petemillspaugh.com",
});
}
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June 30, 2024