Building an IMAP Email Client with PHP

Web Design in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Developers sometimes run into tasks that require access to email mailboxes. In most cases, this is done using the Internet Message Access Protocol, or IMAP. As a PHP developer, I first turned to PHP’s built in IMAP library, but this library is buggy and impossible to debug or modify. It is also not possible to customize IMAP commands to make full use of the protocol’s abilities. So today, we will create a working IMAP email client from the ground up using PHP. We will also see how to use Gmail’s special commands. We will implement IMAP in a custom class, … Read More