Stampie is a simple API Wrapper for different email providers such as Postmark, SendGrid, Mailgun, Mandrill.

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0.11.2 2015-09-23 09:43 UTC


Stampie have been moved to the "Flint" organization in order to get a better collaborative flow.

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Stampie is a simple API Wrapper for different email providers such as Postmark and SendGrid.

It is very easy to use and to integrate into your application as demonstrated below with a SendGrid mailer.



// composer autoloading.
require 'vendor/autoload.php';

class Message extends \Stampie\Message
    public function getFrom() { return 'alias@domain.tld'; }
    public function getSubject() { return 'You are trying out Stampie'; }
    public function getText() { return 'So what do you think about it?'; }

$adapter = new Stampie\Adapter\Buzz(new Buzz\Browser());
$mailer = new Stampie\Mailer\SendGrid($adapter, 'username:password');

// Returns Boolean true on success or throws an HttpException for error
// messages not recognized by SendGrid api or ApiException for known errors.
$mailer->send(new Message('reciever@domain.tld'));

This simple example shows a few different things about how Stampie works under the hood and is developed. Because others are so much better than us to do Http communication Stampie uses a Adapter Pattern to integrate with known libraries such as Buzz and Guzzle.

Every mailer takes a $serverToken as the second argument in their constructor. This is what is used for authentication. In the Postmark mailer this is a hash but in SendGrid it is a username:password pattern that is split into two pieces and send as arguments. A Mailer is responsible for formatting the request needed for a given API.

A Message or MessageInterface is a simple storage class that holds information about the message sent to an API such as the email address this is from and who should recieve it together with html and text bodies.

Last their is an Interface for every type of class or abstract implementation that should be used when adding new Mailer's or Adapter's.


There is generated API documentation for all tags and released versions. Those can be found at flint.github.com/Stampie/api/master.


  • StampieExtra provides extensions to Stampie using the Symfony2 EventDispatcher component.

Framework integration

Stampie is itself completly decoupled and does not depend on any framework.



Stampie is Continuous Integration tested with Travis and aims for a high coverage percentage.


As mentioned above if integrating new mailers or adapters please rely on the interfaces or abstract classes already in this package. Furthermore unit tests should be provided aswell.


This is a project created to test TDD along the way and maybe have some scars from that. But you are always welcome to send feedback or Github, Twitter, Github issue or Pull Request. Same goes if something is wrong or you have ideas for a better or smarter implementation.