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Email Notification when db is getting updated

ganesh boil

Joined: Sep 17, 2009
Posts: 14
Hi team,
I have an application like a shopping cart.
Here I have a table for orders.
And I want to send an email notification to the user with his order details immediately after placing the order.
So can anyone suggest me the way to achieve this? What are the api do I need to use?

And anybody had the code snippet that will be more helpful.

Thanks in advance..

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42954
The best approach would be to trigger all actions from the code that updates the DB, instead of from within the DB. This sounds like business logic that should be kept out of the DB.
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 19351

As for the API you would use, its name is JavaMail.
Vinod Tiwari
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Joined: Feb 06, 2008
Posts: 466

Are you using any workflow engine?? You can send email via Java Mail API.

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I agree. Here's the link:
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