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What's New in February: Recipients list, New integrations, Java SDK, and plain text for emails

Posted by Nate Munger on March 3rd, 2021

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Recipients list

Our new Recipients list in the Data logs lets you search and sort your Recipients, see their message history, view their List subscriptions and edit their profile data in the UI.

For more information, see our help doc, Using the Recipients list.

7 new channel integrations

We’ve just released 7 new integrations, built by popular request. 🥳 Explore our new integrations: Apple Push Notification (APN)PushbulletBeamerDriftMagicBellOpsgenie, and Splunk On-Call.

To get started with a new integration, head to our integrations catalog.

Our Java SDK is now generally available

We’ve released a Java SDK to help you start sending notifications with Courier, faster. Our Java SDK includes support for our SendBrandsMessagesEventsListsProfiles, and Preferences API endpoints.

Check out Courier’s Java SDK on Github for more information.

Plain text rendering for emails

You now have the ability to set an email in Courier to render as plain text. Open the email Channel Settings in the notification designer and toggle the “Rendering” option from “HTML” to “Plain Text.”

See what else we've built

To see what else we've built recently, visit our updates page or log in to Courier to give them a try!

📝 What we've been writing

How Slack Uses Notifications to Manage the Attention of 12 Million Daily Active Users

Today Slack commands the attention of more than 12M daily active users around the world. And nobody knows more about capturing – and keeping – their attention than Liza Gurtin, former product lead for Slack’s notifications team. We sat down with Liza for the inside scoop.

Twitch Notifications (Part Three): How to Create and Notify a List of Subscribers Using Courier

In this series, our Developer Advocate Aydrian explains how to send notifications when your Twitch stream goes live. In part three, he shows you how to send notifications to multiple channels, including Discord and SMS, using Courier’s Lists API. 

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Content, Notifications, and IoT

Aydrian and Shy Ruparel teamed up for another Courier x Contentful crossover stream – this time, on Content, Notifications, and IoT. Watch as Shy and Aydrian use an IoT E-ink display to show the latest posts from Contentful and send notifications using Courier. 

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Nate Munger Head of Customer Success

Nate Munger