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Simple SMTP E-Mail Sender in C#… Console application

By , 19 Dec 2011
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I'm not sure that GC would matter very much in such a simple app.

But, it's either a call to Dispose on your SmtpClient after you're done using it:

smtp.Dispose();

or use a using:

using (SmtpClient smtp = new SmtpClient
{
    Host = "smtp.gmail.com",
    Port = 587,
    Credentials = new NetworkCredential("user@gmail.com", "password"),
    EnableSsl = true
})
{
    smtp.Send(mail);
}

The using will take care of calling Dispose for you.

Also, don't forget that there's a convenience method on the SmtpClient, if you don't need anything fancy on the message like HTML formatting or attachments.

smtp.Send(from, to, subject, body);

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GeneralLooks like example from MSDN :) PinmemberNeoPunk20-Dec-11 8:55 

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