Tracking Cryptocurrencies via SMS Alarms using JavaScript, Node.js and Twilio

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Dogecoin, Litecoin—the list of cryptocurrency coins is endless, and new technologies are emerging daily. In this tutorial, we are going to create an app that sends SMS text messages whenever a cryptocurrency’s market value crosses a price threshold. Cryptocurrency investors can sit back, let the market do its thing, and wait for opportunities instead of compulsively checking the markets! Following Along… Read More

How to Receive SMS Messages into Google Sheets with Apps Script and Twilio

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You want to receive SMS messages for business or for personal reasons, but not on your day-to-day mobile phone. Twilio has phone numbers which make it simple to receive SMS and we can easily place the messages into a Google Sheet. Getting Started Go to the Twilio Console, sign into your existing account or create a new account. Obtain a Twilio phone number or use an… Read More

How To Use Twilio Test Credentials with Magic Phone Numbers

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Test credentials and magic phone numbers are used to test applications without actually sending SMS messages or making actual voice phone calls. These tools save time and money because you’re not charged for testing and responses are quicker as the tests only communicate with Twilio service, i.e. tests stay within Twilio services, no connections are made to carriers. To follow along, if you are using UNIX or… Read More

Introducing Twilio Flex: A Fully Programmable Contact Center Platform

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At Twilio we often say, “We can’t wait to see what you build.” That’s because the communications building blocks we provide are only as powerful and innovative as the applications that developers create with them. It’s these builders who have shown us just how far our APIs can be taken, from 3D mapping with AR and IoT potty training, to a life-saving text line and data-driven debt relief. But… Read More

Build an SMS-Driven Bot with Node.js

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At the end of October a friend and I attended a hackathon at our university. It was there that we decided to build TextEverything, a plugin-driven SMS-based bot written using Node.js. We quickly realised the potential of TextEverything and we think it’s a really easy way to quickly build functional SMS bots. In this post you will learn how to write plugins for TextEverything to build… Read More