Using Inbound Email Services and Regex to Monitor Apex Error Emails

The Force.com Cookbook is an essential resource, full of very practical hints and tips on making the most of the platform. In the most recent recipe, Kevin Bromer passes on some of his experience from building the Nonprofit Starter Pack: Using Inbound Email Services and Regex to Monitor Apex Error Emails.

Although the article focuses on handling Apex error emails in particular, the approach could easily be adapted to process similar emails from any source – the explanation of using a regular expression to parse useful data from the incoming email is definitely something to keep in your back pocket.

Take a look, and, if you have a neat tip of your own to pass on, submit a recipe.

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March 21, 2011
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Using Inbound Email Services and Regex to Monitor Apex Error Emails