Want to get started building text messaging apps on Tropo? Want to receive inbound SMS messages from customers and users? Or want to use texting as an easy way to do outbound notification?
Of all the channels Tropo supports, we’ve seen a great amount of interest in using text messaging… and why not? It’s simple to do with Tropo and supported internationally, too!
We’ve written a good bit about SMS apps in the past so I thought I’d show you the path to become an SMS expert with Tropo:
You can start with these posts:
- How-To: Sending an outbound SMS from Tropo – John Dyer explains the simple process of connecting an “outbound token” to your application and sending out SMS messages.
That’s it! Just create a (free) Tropo account and start creating SMS-enabled apps!
With the basics of adding SMS to a Tropo app in mind, you can grab any of these tutorial or sample applications as an app for you to try out:
We’ve also written a range of other blog posts related to SMS. One you may want to check out is “Get a text message when someone calls your app” which shows a very cool way to add one line of code to your app and start receiving SMS notifications every time someone connects to your application.
Meanwhile, the VERY first step is to create your Tropo account and try it out now!
Note: Flickr photo courtesy of alexscarcella
- Messaging with Tropo
- Get a text message when someone calls your app
- Fetch the Initial Text of Any SMS or Instant Message on Tropo
- How to Send & Receive SMS Text Messages Using Tropo and Ruby