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(Node.js) Outlook Send Email

This example sends a simple plain-text email. Other examples exist for:

  • Sending HTML email.
  • Sending HTML email with embedded images.
  • Sending email with attachments.
  • Sending HTML email with embedded images and attachments.

Note: This example requires Chilkat v9.5.0.67 or greater.

This example applies to: Exchange Online | Office 365 | Hotmail.com | Live.com | MSN.com | Outlook.com | Passport.com

Install Chilkat for Node.js and Electron using npm at

Chilkat npm packages for Node.js

Chilkat npm packages for Electron

on Windows, Linux, MacOSX, and ARM

var os = require('os');
if (os.platform() == 'win32') {  
    if (os.arch() == 'ia32') {
        var chilkat = require('@chilkat/ck-node11-win-ia32');
    } else {
        var chilkat = require('@chilkat/ck-node11-win64'); 
    }
} else if (os.platform() == 'linux') {
    if (os.arch() == 'arm') {
        var chilkat = require('@chilkat/ck-node11-arm');
    } else if (os.arch() == 'x86') {
        var chilkat = require('@chilkat/ck-node11-linux32');
    } else {
        var chilkat = require('@chilkat/ck-node11-linux64');
    }
} else if (os.platform() == 'darwin') {
    var chilkat = require('@chilkat/ck-node11-macosx');
}

function chilkatExample() {

    // This example requires the Chilkat API to have been previously unlocked.
    // See Global Unlock Sample for sample code.

    var http = new chilkat.Http();

    // Use your previously obtained access token here:
    // See the following examples for getting an access token:
    //    Get Microsoft Graph OAuth2 Access Token (Azure AD v2.0 Endpoint).
    //    Get Microsoft Graph OAuth2 Access Token (Azure AD Endpoint).
    //    Refresh Access Token (Azure AD v2.0 Endpoint).
    //    Refresh Access Token (Azure AD Endpoint).

    var jsonToken = new chilkat.JsonObject();
    var success = jsonToken.LoadFile("qa_data/tokens/microsoftGraph.json");
    if (success == false) {
        console.log(jsonToken.LastErrorText);
        return;
    }

    http.AuthToken = jsonToken.StringOf("access_token");

    // To send mail, we'll POST to the following endpoint:
    // 
    // POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/sendMail
    // 
    // (The special keyword "me" may be used in place of a principal name.)
    // 

    // The body of the POST request contains JSON that specifies the email subject, body,
    // recipients, etc.  This example will build the following JSON email:
    // 

    // 	{
    // 	  "message": {
    // 	    "subject": "Meet for lunch?",
    // 	    "body": {
    // 	      "contentType": "Text",
    // 	      "content": "The new cafeteria is open."
    // 	    },
    // 	    "toRecipients": [
    // 	      {
    // 	        "emailAddress": {
    // 		  "name": "Chilkat Software",
    // 	          "address": "admin@chilkat.io"
    // 	        }
    // 	      },
    // 	      {
    // 	        "emailAddress": {
    // 	          "address": "chilkat.support@gmail.com"
    // 	        }
    // 	      }
    // 	    ],
    // 	    "ccRecipients": [
    // 	      {
    // 	        "emailAddress": {
    // 		  "name": "Chilkat Blog",
    // 		  "address": "admin@cknotes.com"
    // 	        }
    // 	      }
    // 	    ]
    // 	  },
    // 	  "saveToSentItems": true
    // 	}
    // 

    // Build the above JSON.
    var json = new chilkat.JsonObject();
    json.UpdateString("message.subject","Meet for lunch?");
    json.UpdateString("message.body.contentType","Text");
    json.UpdateString("message.body.content","The new cafeteria is open.");
    json.UpdateString("message.toRecipients[0].emailAddress.name","Chilkat Software");
    json.UpdateString("message.toRecipients[0].emailAddress.address","admin@chilkat.io");
    json.UpdateString("message.toRecipients[1].emailAddress.address","chilkat.support@gmail.com");
    json.UpdateString("message.ccRecipients[0].emailAddress.name","Chilkat Blog");
    json.UpdateString("message.ccRecipients[0].emailAddress.address","admin@cknotes.com");
    json.UpdateBool("saveToSentItems",true);

    // Send the HTTP POST (i.e. send the email)
    // resp: HttpResponse
    var resp = http.PostJson2("https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/sendMail","application/json",json.Emit());
    if (http.LastMethodSuccess !== true) {
        console.log(http.LastErrorText);
        return;
    }

    // The send succeeded if the response status code = 202.
    // In the success case, there is no response body.  (We just get the response code to know that it succeeded.)
    if (resp.StatusCode !== 202) {
        json.Load(resp.BodyStr);
        json.EmitCompact = false;
        console.log(json.Emit());
        console.log("Failed, response status code = " + resp.StatusCode);
    }
    else {
        console.log("Outlook Mail Sent.");
    }


}

chilkatExample();

 

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