Parse Partners with MailChimp to Bring Power of Mandrill Email API to Parse-Powered Apps

Janet Wagner, Data Journalist / Full Stack Developer
Dec. 21 2012, 09:00AM EST

Parse, creator of the mobile app service Cloud Code, has announced that the company has formed a partnership with MailChimp to bring the power of the Mandrill Email API to Parse-powered applications.

Parse Mandrill Cloud Module

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Parse has created the Mandrill Cloud Module, which allows developers of Parse powered applications to add transactional messaging functions such as welcome messages, password resets and order confirmations. To start using the Mandrill Cloud Module, developers must first create an account at the Mandrill website.

About the partnership with MailChimp, Ilya Sukhar, CEO at Parse is quoted in the press release as saying:

"As a big fan of MailChimp, we're really proud to bring the functionality of the Mandrill API to Parse-powered applications. We get a ton of inbound requests for this integration, so we're happy to further simplify this piece of the mobile puzzle for both Parse and MailChimp customers."

For more information, check out the Mandrill API reference.

Janet Wagner Janet is a data journalist and full stack developer based in Toledo, Ohio. Her focus revolves around APIs, open data, data visualization and data-driven journalism. Follow her on Twitter: @webcodepro and on Google+

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