curling twilio API

rjd318 rjd318 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 02:53:24 EDT 2015


Thanks for the suggestions, David - especially about my keys (yikes!). I tried the format below and it seems to get further along as I don't get the authentication errors I saw previously. I receive an error that I need a 'FROM' although it's in the string.

> On Sep 9, 2015, at 8:49 AM, David Williams <dwilliams at livecode.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Jose,
> 
> Off the top of my head, this would probably look something like the following in LC:
> 
> post tPostString to url("https://AC0afb9e5c70c0fde47904a9a6ff:e6a1bdc2a7a7484d6cdc96e@api*twilio*com/2010-04-01/Accounts/AC0afb9e5c70c0fde47904a9a6ff/Messages.json")
> 
> Where tPostString contains the post fields concatenated by & (for the example you posted):
> 
> To=5034554562&From=+1212022183&Body=test message
> 
> You can just sidestep this whole thing if you're on OSX/Linux by accessing curl directly with shell():
> 
> get shell("curl -X POST  'https://api*twilio*com/2010-04-01/Accounts/AC0afb9e5c70c0fde47904a9a6ff/Messages.json' --data-urlencode 'To=5034554562' --data-urlencode 'From=+1212022183' --data-urlencode 'Body=test message' -u AC0afb9e5c70c0fde47904a9a6ff:e6a1bdc2a7a7484d6cdc96e")
> 
> I would also strongly advise against posting your API keys publicly and recommend you change the one you just posted, as there are bots which crawl the public-facing web for such keys.
> 
> -David
> 
>> On Wed, 09 Sep 2015 12:24:19 +0100, Jose Damaso <rjd318 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi all - can someone help me convert the following?
>> 
>> curl -X POST 'https://api*twilio*com/2010-04-01/Accounts/AC0afb9e5c70c0fde47904a9a6ff/Messages.json'
>> \
>> --data-urlencode 'To=5034554562' \
>> --data-urlencode 'From=+1212022183' \
>> --data-urlencode 'Body=test message' \
>> -u AC0afb9e5c70c0fde47904a9a6ff:e6a1bdc2a7a7484d6cdc96e
>> 
>> I just don't have any experience working with http(s) APIs and I've been
>> working through the forum posts as best I can. The only thing I've gathered
>> so far is using urlEncode for the --data-urlencode lines. Are the -X POST
>> and -u parts done in httpheaders?
>> 
>> Any help would be greatly appreciated - thanks!
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