You know that awkward feeling when you get a nice text from a friend but for some reason, you don't have their number saved? You can't remember and it’s too late for you to respond with, "I'm sorry. Who is this?"
We're going to save you from the embarrassing moment of not knowing who it is by building an app that will let you identify numbers on the go over text.
How We’re Going to Avoid This Problem
Our app will take advantage of three Twilio APIs:
- Functions: the serverless environment which will hold our app
- Lookup: to look up the phone number and see who it belongs to
- SMS: to send us a text with the phone number.
The combination of these three will allow us to send a text with a phone number to our Function which will then perform a Lookup and respond to ...
Two years ago, Alexander Kallaway created an online movement called #100DaysOfCode. The purpose was to get out of “tutorial purgatory” and start building real projects to advance himself as a programmer.
The challenge is simple: commit to coding for 100 days and tweet about your progress using the hashtag #100DaysOfCode. Sounds fun, right?
It totally is, until you lose track of what day you’re on. That’s where this comes in. We’re going to build a simple Node app using Twilio, Firebase and Twitter to help you easily track your progress.
Prep Local Environment
Before we ...