I will be using ActionMailer and SendGrid to setup a basic contact mailer, where a person can fill out a contact form, and an email will be sent to the site owner’s email address. I like SendGrid because it works well with Heroku which is the service I use to deploy my apps in production.
From development to production – best known as another phase in the app designing process for your perfectly fine development code to error out and blow up on you. Deploying to Heroku is supposed to make this easier. Most of the time this is true, sometimes though, it’s just not. Here is a simple guide for deploying a Rails app to Heroku.