Darren O'Neill

Sending triggered emails with Django using Celery and SES

This post shows how you can send triggered emails asynchronously through Amazon's SES (Simple Email Service) using Django, Celery and RabbitMQ.

First up install and run RabbitMQ:

  • Install: sudo apt-get install rabbitmq-server
  • Run: rabbitmq-server

Next install Celery following the instructions here (make sure you add the following to settings ...