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email alert

Sep 21 2010 | 1:31 pm


I as wondering if anyone knew how to set up an email alert i have a timer that sends out a bang when i want it to but, need to set that bang to send out an email>

any help would be appreciated

also i am not very knowledgeable with codes html etc.

Thank you

Sep 21 2010 | 2:24 pm

download JavaBeans(TM) Activation Framework 1.0.2

and javamail

copy the jar’s into:

max5/cycling ’74/java/lib

create object [mxj net.mail.send]

check the helpfile


Sep 22 2010 | 12:38 am

If you’re on a Mac you can do this with applescript and the [shell] external which can be found on the Cycling ’74 share page.

Sep 22 2010 | 12:58 am

Wonder if any of the Max/Jitter networking objects could be coaxed into doing this, with the right setup. For SMS too, that would be useful.

You can also do a message to Max:

;max launchbrowser

this will launch the default mail app. But probably you want it to do everything auto, so use the java/shell ideas here for that.

Oct 04 2010 | 10:50 am

Hey guys,

I searched for [shell] external everywhere with no luck. I would really appreciate if someone would put a link here from where I could download it!

Thank you

Nov 15 2010 | 10:55 pm

A big thank you, Patrick!!

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