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  • By Ladapo Samuel
    Convert Bitcoin to Local Currency using PHP Convert Bitcoin to Local Currency using php.png

    There are different methods of converting bitcoins to local currency and vice versa such as blockchain exchange sites and wallet apps,  Today, this tutorial will walk you through creating your simple Bitcoin converter using SMS and PHP, allowing you to check current market rates on the go!

    Technical Requirements

    To complete this tutorial, you will need the following dependencies globally installed on your computer:

    Set Up Your Development Environment

    To kick start our project, we will need to create a project directory for it. You may use cryptoconverter as this is what I will be using. Create the following files in the project folder:

    • .env
    • webhook.php
    • functions.php

    Next, we need to set up our .env file.

    NOTE: The .env file is a hidden file used to store secret and private keys on our servers. …

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  • By Ladapo Samuel
    Send an Email Using Twilio SMS in PHP with SendGrid Send an Email Using Twilio SMS in PHP with SendGrid.png

    One of the most amazing and forgotten features of SMS is that it works with no internet access. If you’re one of the 3.5 billion people in the world that uses a smartphone, you might not be aware of the millions that don’t use their finger to swipe their screens. India alone accounts for 400 million feature phones still in use in the world.

    This might be hard to imagine, but assume you’re in a tight situation and you need to send a quick email and have no internet access. Maybe it’s a job posting you saw or an opportunity that can’t wait until you reach your laptop. It would be helpful if you could still send an email using SMS! In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to do just that; send email using SMS.

    Technical Requirements

    Your computer will need to be set up to with …

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  • By Ladapo Samuel
    Build an English to Shakespearean Translator using SMS and PHP Build an English to Shakespearean Translator using SMS and PHP

    Technical Requirements

    To complete this tutorial, you will need the following dependencies globally installed on your computer:

    Set Up Our Development Environment

    To kick start our project we will need to create a project directory for it. You may use Shakespeare as this is what I will be using too. In the folder create the following files:

    • .env
    • webhook.php
    • functions.php

    Next, we need to set up our .env file.

    NOTE: The .env file is a hidden file we create on our servers to store secret and private keys. It is not accessible by the browser, so we can store our API keys or credentials in it and access it from anywhere within our app on the server-side.

    To allow the support of .env configs in our app, we need to install a package …

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  • By Ladapo Samuel
    How to Create an SMS Weather Forecast App using PHP & Twilio build-sms-weather-app-cover-photo.png

    Imagine you’re on vacation and have limited or no access to the internet. Maybe you would like to go surfing or skiing and your access to a forecast is non-existent. This type of scenario is a very good use case of forecasting weather using SMS and a server-side language such as PHP. That's what we are going to learn how to build in this tutorial.

    Technical Requirements

    Set Up Our Development Environment

    To kick start our project we will need to create a project directory for it. You may use Weather-App as this is what I will be using too. In the folder create the following files.

    • .env
    • webhook.php
    • functions.php

    Next, we need to set up our .env file.

    NOTE: The .env file is a hidden file we create on our servers to …

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