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Jenny Swift
Jenny Swift
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How to make an email web app

Hi, I would like to know how to build a web application for sending and receiving emails. Basically, something like Apple's Mail app except on the web. And I particularly want it to work with emails from a Gmail account.

I can code HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX and some PHP and SQL.

What else would I need to know please? Basically I'm sort of comfortable with the 'web app' part, but I don't have much idea of what I would need to do for the 'email' part and the 'working with Gmail' part.

1 Answer

Hi Jenny!

This is not so simple to explain here, so I will post one tutorial that I have used first time I needed to do something like that: http://www.dreamincode.net/forums/topic/258849-making-a-webmail-system-php-part-1/

Let me know if you need any further help!!