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Posts Tagged ‘Ruby’

How to Build a Reminder Service Using Tropo and Ruby on Rails

Posted February 27, 2011 by Adam Kalsey
Have you ever thought about starting a Reminder Service company and getting millions of dollars in funding all from a weekend project?  Tropo is here to help you with your communications needs in this endeavor! The Reminder Service source code that I am about to share with you was started on the Nerd Bird (good to Read More >>

Send a Fax with your Voice!

Posted February 21, 2011 by Adam Kalsey
Tropo just recently partnered with PamFax to deliver faxing capabilities via an API.  Jason Goecke wrapped their API with a very simple Ruby gem called pamfaxr available at GitHub and installable using a "gem install pamfaxr" from your command line.  Using the PamFaxr Ruby gem, I will demonstrate how to send a simple fax as Read More >>

Handling regular users vs casual users via the text channel

Posted February 15, 2011 by jdyer
Typically you will find that your applications have two types of users, the regular user and the casual user.  The difference is based on experience, some users know how to interact with the application because they are regular users, others need some instructions.  This is especially evident in a Text channel application, such as an Instant Message or SMS, where the Read More >>