This announcement follows the launch by Nylas of its On-Prem offering for corporate clients and the introduction of Workflows: predefined templates for automating tasks in software applications.
The DevOps Research and Assessments (DORA) analysis of the state of DevOps identified that “smart investments in tooling, information retrieval and technical debt reduction through flexible, scalable and visible systems.” are essential to support productivity. Nylas ‘core product set enables developers to quickly and securely build features that connect to users’ email, calendar, and contact data while powering intelligent workflow automation with that data. . With the addition of components, developers can now build backend and front-end productivity features in a fraction of the time.
The components will initially consist of four fully functional UX solutions with additional white label and customizable solutions planned to further contribute to modern UX productivity and functionality. Nylas components include:
Agenda component: The Calendar component uses the Nylas Calendar API to display a summary view of the events for each selected day. This component provides the ability to navigate any number of days in the past and the future. Users can click on events to expand and view details and collapse all other events.
Composer: Composer uses the Nylas Email and Contact APIs so that users can compose and send emails seamlessly. Compose also provides the ability to search for contacts, attach files, and send on a scheduled date / time using the Outbox endpoint.
Contact List Component: The Contact List component leverages the Nylas Contacts APIs to allow users to search and create contacts while providing critical information such as full name, email address, and last day emails.
Planner: Powered by the Nylas Calendar API, Scheduler provides users with intelligent and highly customizable scheduling features, including automatic scheduling, editing, time zone and language support, as well as automatic routing of requests for meeting between several calendars according to the first availability.
Nylas components allow product managers to navigate specific vendor requirements to position their application as the customer’s primary productivity center with an out-of-the-box user interface and powerful connectivity integrations while avoiding the need to change the priorities of the roadmap or create large teams of developers with the backend and the front – add technical knowledge to create and maintain productivity solutions.
“Today’s technical leaders are responsible for delivering rich UX features that drive customer adoption, retention and ROI while simultaneously streamlining backend operations and development time,” said Gleb Polyakov , CEO of Nylas. “The components provide product managers with an out-of-the-box user interface and powerful connectivity integrations that alleviate bottlenecks, eliminate roadmap tradeoffs, and create competitive advantages through modern UX capabilities that accelerate the growth.”