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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?...

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 =...

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...

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.

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....