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InboxSDK

First usable API to write Gmail Apps for 1B active users

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Aleem Mawani
@aloo · Founder, Streak
Founder of Streak here - we built the InboxSDK as a result of all the work we've done inside Gmail. Happy to answer any questions!

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Garry Tan
@garrytan · Angel Investor. Previously Partner, YC
This is a really big deal. Remember the release of iOS? Remember the release of the Facebook API? This is amazing. InboxSDK actually makes it possible to write easily write apps that work great natively with Gmail, one of the largest untapped greenfield platforms in the world. Over 1 billion active users — it's how business is done. It's how people communica… See more
Ivan Kirigin
@ikirigin · CEO, YesGraph
Is google and the gmail team on board with this?
Ufuk Kayserilioglu
@paracycle · Software Developer
This seems to be the missing API for Gmail that Google should have released. I wonder if there are any plans to support Google Calendar down the line.
Alan
@alanmnichol · Co-founder at LastMile
If you've ever built something on top of Gmail you'll realise how useful this is. Gmail is such a rich product, and everyone uses it differently. Also DOM elements change all the time so you need to keep patching your code. Everyone has a Gmail tab open 24/7 anyway, so it's a great place for new products to be.
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Aleem Mawani
@aloo · Founder, Streak
Founder of Streak here - we built the InboxSDK as a result of all the work we've done inside Gmail. Happy to answer any questions!