When building responsive e-mails, we have to complement our bag of tricks, hacks, and broad understanding of e-mail clients' quirks and mishaps, with tools that can allow us to test faster, optimize our workflow, improve our efficiency with more modern technologies, and learn from others.
There are as many tools out there as there are web designers; the ones we're going to mention are strongly related to what this book is about. Also, all these tools are free. Let's take a look.
I have to admit that the name of this tool isn't very descriptive and doesn't make any reference to how useful this tool is. With Litmus's PutsMail, we can send an e-mail to any account we want for testing and debugging. With the click of a single button, PutsMail sends an e-mail to virtually any number of e-mail accounts we want.
PutsMail allows us to do the following things:
Add any e-mail(s) to send the tests to
Add a subject line
Paste our HTML
Once we have that in place, we just...