Send Draft Emails with the Gmail API

The Gmail API, like the GmailApp service, can help you interact with your Gmail mailbox through Google Apps Script.

The first sample snippets fetches a list of draft emails residing in your Gmail mailbox while the other one will send one of these draft messages via the Gmail API itself. All you have to specify is the Gmail Message ID.

/* See and Joseph Devietti's gist */

function getGmailDrafts() {

  var params = { 
    method: "get", 
    muteHttpExceptions: true, 
    headers: { "Authorization": "Bearer " + ScriptApp.getOAuthToken() }

  var resp = UrlFetchApp.fetch("", params);

  var drafts = JSON.parse(resp.getContentText()).drafts;

  for (var i=0; i