cc.dev utilizes Amazon SES to dispatch its emails. The reason behind this is the significant difference between the emailing infrastructure business and the email marketing business. Amazon SES manages this aspect for us at a considerably low cost.
While we anticipate that you might be somewhat familiar with AWS and its console, it isn't a requirement to get started. Do ensure to create an AWS account first, if you haven't already.
If you have an existing SES identity set up, feel free to skip ahead to step 5.
Secret access key. You'll require these shortly.
With the credentials ready, it's time to put them to use.
Secret access key, and input the AWS region.
That's all! You are now connected to Amazon SES. Rest assured, your credentials are always encrypted during transmission and storage. You can learn more about our approach here: How credentials are stored.