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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

πŸ‘‹ Welcome to Nylas!

The Nylas 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 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 Platform, that's great! Take a look at our 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 Quick Start

Follow our quick start guides for the Nylas email, calendar, and contacts APIs to get introduced to the features of the Nylas 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 Java, Python, Node.js, and Ruby SDKs to suit a variety of preferences.

You can also check out our SDK tutorials that demonstrate more common uses for the Nylas API, such as sending emails, creating calendar events, and modifying labels and folders.

Next Steps

How Nylas Works - Take a look at the Nylas architecture to see how we sync billions of events.
Quick Start Guides- Get up to speed quickly with our SDKs using our quickstart guides for Python and Node.js, or explore the Nylas Email, Calendar or Contacts API.
Tutorials - Check out our plethora of tutorials to learn how to carry out common functionality, like creating new events, sending email invitations, RSVPing to events, and checking for calendar availability.
Integration Guides - Ready to start building your integration? Our integration guides cover what it takes to incorporate email, calendar, and contacts functionality into your app. They cover best practices for using the Nylas Platform and provider-specific advice for Google, Microsoft, and more.
Set up Postman - Postman makes it easy to explore the Nylas Calendar API.
API Reference - Our API reference provides all the details you need to know to use the Nylas Platform.

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