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Re: Use LWP to access gmail messages

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Daniel Wright
May 13, 2018 19:53
Re: Use LWP to access gmail messages
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An alternate solution if you want to be able to manage your email using all of the gmail specific features would be to use their API: <>

In which case, you might want to take a look at REST::Client.


> On May 12, 2018, at 4:20 AM, David Pottage <> wrote:
> In the case of gmail email, the easiest approach would be to access the mailbox using the IMAP protocol. See Mail::IMAPClient. This will avoid using a web browser of any sort, and instead use a protocol that is designed for use by scripts and other programs.

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