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The Nylas Developer Hub

Welcome to the Nylas developer hub. You'll find comprehensive guides and documentation to help you start working with Nylas as quickly as possible, as well as support if you get stuck. Let's jump right in!

Developer Guide

Getting Started

👋 Welcome to Nylas!

The Nylas communication platform allows developers to quickly build features that connect to every inbox, calendar, and contacts book in the world. Nylas provides an integration that can be completed in days, pre-built security and compliance features, and a 99.9% guaranteed uptime. The Nylas communication platform is secure, reliable, and easy to use and maintain.

This guide covers everything you need to know to get started building applications that leverage the Nylas email, calendar, and contacts APIs. If you need help with anything in this guide, reach out to Nylas support.

Already an expert?

If you're already familiar with the Nylas communication platform, that's great! Take a look at our app integration guide to learn how to integrate the Nylas APIs into your app.

Let's get started!

Nylas Account Setup

First, create your account on the Nylas Dashboard, then follow the guide to get your developer API keys

API Quickstart

Follow our quickstart guides for the Nylas email, calendar, and contacts APIs to get introduced to the features of the Nylas communication platform.

  • Email API - Learn how to read data from email inboxes, create and send email drafts, and modify folders, files, and labels.
  • Calendar API - Learn how to read data from calendars and events, create and modify events, send event notifications, and RSVP to events.
  • Contacts API - Learn how to read data from contact books and create and modify contact information.

Build with the Nylas SDKs

The Nylas SDKs are the quickest way to get started integrating the Nylas email, calendar, and contacts API into your app. We offer Python, Node, and Ruby SDKs to suit a variety of preferences.

Next Steps

When you're ready to start integrating the Nylas communication platform into your app, take a look at our app integration guide. It provides more detail about how the Nylas APIs work and how to best take advantage of them to build your app.

Getting Started


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