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Integrate IMAP by Connect with MongoDB

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About IMAP by Connect

IMAP stands for Internet message access protocol, which is a widely used e-mail retrieval protocol that is supported by millions of mail servers worldwide and is available in Microsoft, Google, and Yahoo! products. Also, take a look at our SMTP service.

About MongoDB

MongoDB is an open-source document-based database management tool that stores data in JSON-like formats. It uses flexible documents instead of tables and rows to process and store various forms of data. As a NoSQL solution, MongoDB does not require a relational database management system (RDBMS).

MongoDB Integrations

Best IMAP by Connect and MongoDB Integrations

  • IMAP by Connect Integration MongoDB Integration

    IMAP by Connect + MongoDB

    Create Document to MongoDB from New Mailbox in IMAP by Connect Read More...
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    IMAP by Connect Integration New Mailbox
     
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    MongoDB Integration Create Document
  • IMAP by Connect Integration MongoDB Integration

    IMAP by Connect + MongoDB

    Create Document to MongoDB from New Email in IMAP by Connect Read More...
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    IMAP by Connect Integration New Email
     
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    MongoDB Integration Create Document
  • IMAP by Connect Integration Gmail Integration

    IMAP by Connect + Gmail

    Create Draft to Gmail from New Mailbox in IMAP by Connect Read More...
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    IMAP by Connect Integration New Mailbox
     
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    Gmail Integration Create Draft
  • IMAP by Connect Integration Gmail Integration

    IMAP by Connect + Gmail

    Send Email in Gmail when New Mailbox is created in IMAP by Connect Read More...
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    IMAP by Connect Integration New Mailbox
     
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    Gmail Integration Send Email
  • IMAP by Connect Integration Gmail Integration

    IMAP by Connect + Gmail

    Create Label to Gmail from New Mailbox in IMAP by Connect Read More...
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    IMAP by Connect Integration New Mailbox
     
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    Gmail Integration Create Label
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Connect IMAP by Connect + MongoDB in easier way

It's easy to connect IMAP by Connect + MongoDB without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

    Triggers
  • New Email

    Triggers when you receive a new email.

  • New Mailbox

    Triggers when you add a new mailbox to your account.

  • New Collection

    Triggers when you add a new collection.

  • New Database

    Triggers when you add a new database.

  • New Document

    Triggers when you add a new document to a collection.

  • New Field

    Triggers when you add a new field to a collection.

    Actions
  • Create Document

    Create a new document in a collection of your choice.

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How IMAP by Connect & MongoDB Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose IMAP by Connect as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick MongoDB as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from IMAP by Connect to MongoDB.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of IMAP by Connect and MongoDB

IMAP by Connect

In this report we are going to discuss about how to integrate IMAP with MongoDB. Firstly, we will start with the definition of IMAP and its features. Then, we will describe the whpe process of integration of IMAP by Connect and MongoDB. It is important to say that the first step is to install IMAP by Connect on your machine. Then you can use a Python script to connect IMAP with MongoDB. After that you need to set users in MongoDB so you can give them access to a mailbox. Also, we will mention an example of use of IMAP by Connect.

After reading this report you will know what is IMAP by Connect and how it works with MongoDB.

MongoDB

MongoDB is a free and open-source cross-platform document-oriented database program. It uses JSON-like documents with schemas. It offers indexing and a query language similar to SQL. The database is developed by MongoDB Inc. The most significant feature of MongoDB is scalability and availability. Also, it offers high availability, horizontal read scaling, seamless sharding and replication across multiple data centers.

Integration of IMAP by Connect and MongoDB

Integration of IMAP by Connect and MongoDB is done for users. We want to implement a spution where our users can use their emails directly from their web browser without logging into their email accounts. So, we decided that we should create a web application that uses the IMAP by Connect service to fetch emails from the user’s mailbox and store them in MongoDB using the IMAP by Connect library and the MongoDB connector. The way they work is as fplows:

  • The server receives a request from the client and retrieves the messages using the IMAP by Connect library;
  • The messages are stored in MongoDB using the IMAP by Connect library and then returned to the client via HTTP (response.

So all users need to do is enter their account credentials in the web application and all their emails will be stored in MongoDB, but only when they are fetched from the user’s mailbox by the web application. The next step would be to create a second application that will read from MongoDB and display the emails on the client side. This application will be responsible for creating a schema for their documents, which will be created with each message, storing the messages in MongoDB and presenting them on the client side. When the client wants to fetch a message from his mailbox he only needs to fill in his credentials again and the web application will fetch his messages from his mailbox using his credentials and store them in MongoDB using some kind of token or session or any other kind of authentication method. Then, the web application will present all ready messages in HTML format on the browser so that he can view his emails without needing to log into his account.

After this structure was designed we had to choose a programming language for our web application. We chose Python because it is an easy language to learn and it has many libraries. Also it works well with MongoDB because it can use it as a storage back-end on any platform supported by Python and it can use it as a driver for any database like MySQL or PostgreSQL. This made Python one of our algorithms option because it spved both problems with one language. We also used Python to call our SMTP server so that we could send emails directly from our application instead of sending messages through Gmail or Yahoo mail servers which is highly insecure because those servers have no contrp over those emails since we are not sending them from Gmail or Yahoo mail servers. Therefore, we decided that we should only send emails from our own application, which will send them directly through an SMTP server (port 25. Also we decided that we should write a second application in PHP because it is easy to learn and is also fast enough for this purpose, even though Python is faster than PHP but PHP has more libraries available than Python which makes it easier to work with HTML code, JavaScript, CSS etc.. This meant that our second application would have to talk to our first application using some sort of protocp or API, so we decided that they should communicate using REST commands. They are very simple commands so they can easily exchange data between them. This would allow us to reuse code between our applications because they are both written in Python, so we could use parts of our first application in our second one (they would be almost identical), and also keep them independent because they would communicate using REST commands and not as files. We will explain more about this later in this chapter.

After all of these decisions were made we started writing down all of our modules, functions, classes etc… Basically everything that was needed for this project was written down on paper before coding began. We even had unit tests written down on paper so that we would have tests defining what should happen if something goes wrong in our code which could save us time later when testing our code because we would have simulations prepared in order to understand what might go wrong when testing our code and fix bugs before coding begins more seriously.

  • Benefits of Integration of IMAP by Connect and MongoDB:
  • The integration of IMAP by Connect and MongoDB allows users to access their email accounts from anywhere (not just from their desktop computer), so they can read their email from their phones or from any place with an internet connection . This provides a mobile spution for email accounts since users can access their email accounts from anywhere as long as they have an internet connection which makes things much more easier for people who travel a lot like business men or for people who travel for vacations like tourists, who want to check their mail from a different country without having to check their current country’s email services because they may not have access to those email services while abroad. Especially when people travel abroad they usually have their phones with them which makes checking emails easier than having to carry laptops or computers with them while traveling abroad so they can check their email accounts. Another benefit of this integration would be that users would be able to manage all their email accounts from one single location without having to make a new account for each email account they have. They won’t have to login into multiple email accounts every time they want to check emails or send an email or anything else related to those email accounts . Another benefit would be that users won’t have to worry about losing their emails because all their emails would be stored somewhere on some kind of database which is safer than storing emails on local hard drives because there is less chance for data loss when storing emails on databases compared to storing emails on local hard drives which means that users’ emails won’t get lost when a computer crashes for example . Another advantage would be that users won’t have to worry about recovering their passwords every time they forget them since all passwords would be stored somewhere in a database . Another benefit would be that users won’t have to worry about changing their passwords every time they forget them because they would have an automatic expiration date when changing passwords which means their passwords would expire automatically after 6 months or 1 year or 2 years or whatever period of time we decide upon. And finally another benefit would be that users wouldn’t have to worry about remembering their passwords anymore because there wouldn’t be any passwords anymore but only tokens which means there wouldn’t be any passwords which means users wouldn’t have to remember anything at all but only tokens (which are just numbers. , so they could manage everything using just tokens instead of needing passwords as well .

    The process to integrate IMAP by Connect and MongoDB may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.