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Converting local numbers into international format (for use with Rails and services such as Nexmo/Twilo)

I want to verify my users phone numbers using a service such as Nexmo or Twilo. To send a message via these services I need to supply the international number, however, I do not want to have to ask my users to provide the full international number - just their...

Assign callback URL to the sms number via Nexmo API

I want to assign callback URL via Nexmo API. I'm saying about this URL: I just buy the new SMS number via Nexmo API: Nexmo API docs: 'Buy number'. I'm using .NET for this, but the language doesn't matter. var client = new WebClient(); client.Headers[HttpRequestHeader.ContentType] = "application/x-www-form-urlencoded"; string ApiBuyUrl =...

What are the differences between VoiceXML and TwiML / PlivoXML?

I have been tasked to research the differences between these two implementations to better understand the differences between the two when it comes to development difficulty and feature set but I have not found any clear and concise comparisons between the two.

Services (such as Twilo, Plivo, Nexmo) to verify phone numbers in Rails app

I'd like to verify phone numbers of user accounts in my Rails 4 app (by simply sending them a four digit pin number which they'll need to enter back into the app) - which services are available and which ones are the least hassle to implement into a Rails app?...

Threaded group SMS conversations

I am trying to develop a web based SMS application and one of the features I would like to have is threaded group conversations. Imagine there are 5 people, A, B, C, D, and E. 'A' is the person using the web application and 'B','C','D','E' are on their mobile phones....