Sending Text Messages with Red and Twilio
Red is a next-gen programming language, strongly inspired by REBOL. It is both an imperative and functional programming language.
Red is different from other languages. With Red we'll be able to cross-compile GUI applications into stand-alone executables about 1 MB in size. As Gregg Irwin (Red Community Manager) puts it, we will look like superheroes, but our sidekick is the one doing all the work.
What are we going to build
"A picture is worth a thousand words", our stand-alone GUI application will look something like this:
It contains an input field for the destination phone number, another input field for the body of the message and a "Send" button. Pretty simple. Let's build this! (Oh..., and let's do it in 50 lines of code or less, no Xcode, Visual Studio or things like that, Red has the "batteries included".)
Setting Up for Development
To get started we need:
- A ...