New Lite Features!

by Dan Corbin on July 23, 2014

You asked and we listened!

We’ve had a great response from those using Lite and we’re making updates based on your feedback. We introduced two new features and have more in the works. A very special thank you to companies such as Unified Inbox and OnePageCRM for their generous input. The feedback is critically important as we continue to expand Lite functionality.

The first new feature is the attachments endpoint for messages. Having access to files from the Inbox opens up a variety of use cases for your application, which is why we deployed this new feature first.

The attachments List method (GET) allows you to pull a listing of files from an email. The response object includes such data as size, type, and file_name. It works similarly to the files endpoint in 2.0. You can also pull specific files from an email using the instance method (GET). The result of this call is the file itself.

The second new feature is the read endpoint. It has a very straightforward functionality; it marks messages as either read or unread. This is accomplished by using the POST and DELETE methods. This is a basic but very useful endpoint for developers building on top of email data.

Have any questions on these new endpoints or would like to request other new features for Lite? Please email me at dan@context.io and share your thoughts. We welcome all of your comments, questions, and suggestions. Based on our conversations with you, we’ll continue to add new features to Lite as well as 2.0.


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