Python script examples covering these Email API functions:
(1) Get Email Sent: retrieve information about all emails sent during a given period of time.
(2) Send Mail: send an email to a given address and print the approved senders on your screen.
(3) Create An Approved Sender: create a new approved sender for your Email account.

Get Email Sent Example

{
/* ==========================================================
 * Dyn's Email Delivery RESTful API 
 * Revised: January 31, 2014
 *
 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
 *
 * Dyn, Inc. provides this sample merely as an example of
 * how to use the Email Delivery REST API via Python.
 * While we will endeavor to keep the sample updated as the
 * API is enhanced, it is provided "as-is," without express
 * or implied warranty. In no event shall Dyn, Inc. be held
 * liable for any damages arising from the use of this code.
 *
 * ======================================================= */

#This script was built using Python version 2.7.2.
#This script relies on using the Python library called 'requests'.
#You can find this library at docs.python-requests.org
#Install the requests library prior to using this script

import requests

#Your api key is found or generated on the integration tab in the Email Delivery portal

api_key = "replace these words between the quotation marks with your api key" # my api key

def get_emailssent():
    my_params = {
        "apikey" : api_key,
        "starttime" : "replace with your start date and time based on ISO 8601 format",
        "endtime" :  "replace with your end date and time based on ISO 8601 format",
    }

#By printing r.text, you will get all of the information available for all emails sent
#during the identified time period.  You can also add a direction to save the text 
#to a file.

    r = requests.get('http://emailapi.dynect.net/rest/json/reports/sent', params=my_params)
    print r.text

print get_emailssent()
}

NOTE: Reference the date formatting page for more information about the ISO 8601 format.

Send Mail Example

{
/* ==========================================================
 * Dyn's Email Delivery RESTful API 
 * Revised: February 28, 2014
 *
 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
 *
 * Dyn, Inc. provides this sample merely as an example of
 * how to use the Email Delivery REST API via Python.
 * While we will endeavor to keep the sample updated as the
 * API is enhanced, it is provided "as-is," without express
 * or implied warranty. In no event shall Dyn, Inc. be held
 * liable for any damages arising from the use of this code.
 *
 * ======================================================= */

#This script was built using Python version 2.7.2.
#This script relies on using the Python library called 'requests'.
#You can find this library at docs.python-requests.org
#Install the requests library prior to using this script

import requests

#Your api key is found or generated on the integration tab in the Email Delivery portal

api_key = "replace these words between the quotation marks with your api key" # my api key

def print_senders():
    my_params = {
        "apikey" : api_key,
    }

    r = requests.get('http://emailapi.dynect.net/rest/json/senders', params=my_params)
    response_obj = r.json()
    for sender in response_obj["response"]["data"]["senders"]:
        print sender["email"]

def send_email(to_address):

    my_headers = {
        "Content-Type": "application/x-www-form-urlencoded"
    }

    my_params = {
        "apikey" : api_key,
        "from" : "replace these words with your from address",
        "to" : to_address,
        "subject" : "Hello from the API",
        "bodytext" : "This is a test message from the Dyn API.",
	"replyto" : "replace these words with your replyto address"
    }

    r = requests.post('http://emailapi.dynect.net/rest/json/send', data=my_params, headers=my_headers)
    if (r.status_code == 200):
        print "email sent"
    else:
        print "some problem sending an email"

print "sending an email"
#runs the send_email() function and sends email to the address you enter
send_email("replace these words with a single email address you want to send email to")
print "printing all senders"
#prints a list of the approved senders on your account
print_senders()
}

Create An Approved Sender

{
/* ==========================================================
 * Dyn's Email Delivery RESTful API 
 * Revised: March 31, 2014
 *
 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
 *
 * Dyn, Inc. provides this sample merely as an example of
 * how to use the Email Delivery REST API via Python.
 * While we will endeavor to keep the sample updated as the
 * API is enhanced, it is provided "as-is," without express
 * or implied warranty. In no event shall Dyn, Inc. be held
 * liable for any damages arising from the use of this code.
 *
 * ======================================================= */

#This script was built using Python version 2.7.2.
#This script relies on using the Python library called 'requests'.
#You can find this library at docs.python-requests.org
#Install the requests library prior to using this script

import requests

#Your api key is found or generated on the integration tab in the Email Delivery portal

api_key = "replace these words between the quotation marks with your api key" # my api key

def create_sender():

	my_params = {"apikey" : api_key,"emailaddress" : email_address,"seeding" : "1",}
	my_headers = {"Content-Type": "application/x-www-form-urlencoded"}
	print my_params
	r = requests.post('http://emailapi.dynect.net/rest/json/senders', data=my_params, headers=my_headers)
	response_obj = r.json()
	if (r.status_code == 200):
		print "Approved Sender " + email_address + " created."
	else:
		print r.status_code
		print email_address
		print "Approved Sender request not created. " 
}