Sending cell-phone text-message from Rails

Is there a way of sending a cell-phone text-message from Rails? If so,
how?
Thanks,
Paul D.

On 11/5/07, Paul [email protected] wrote:

Is there a way of sending a cell-phone text-message from Rails? If so,
how?
Thanks,
Paul D.

If you know the carrier you can do it pretty easily with email. This
may or
may not be what you’re looking for.

Example: [email protected] for verizon wireless.

Here’s a list:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMS_gateways#Email_to_SMS

Michael G.

On Tue, 6 Nov 2007 07:35:43 +0900, Paul [email protected] wrote:

Is there a way of sending a cell-phone text-message from Rails? If so,
how?

You would probably want to use one of the available Ruby libraries for
sending an SMS message. Here is one example:

http://www.lukeredpath.co.uk/2007/8/29/sending-sms-messages-from-your-rails-application

While sending SMS messages is not Rails-specific functionality, you may
get better information on how to integrate such a Ruby library with your
Rails application by asking on the rails mailing list instead of the
general Ruby one.

-mental

Paul wrote:

Is there a way of sending a cell-phone text-message from Rails? If so,
how?
Thanks,
Paul D.

There sure is. 37signals has an application called backpack, which
allows you to send a text to your phone from the rails app at a specific
time, or after something happens, vice versa, I think you can send
something to your backpack account (not too sure on this). It’s pretty
cool though. Check it out on the rails forum.

~Jeremy