WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS - Send a SMS using Google Voice
This document describes version 1.000 of WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS, released June 7, 2014.
use WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS; my $sender = WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS->new( $email_address, $password ); $sender->send_sms($phone_number => $message);
WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS allows you to send SMS messages using your Google Voice account (https://www.google.com/voice). It only works if you're able to send SMS messages from the Google Voice website. There should be a TEXT button next to the CALL button in the upper left corner. If that doesn't work, then SendSMS won't work either.
$s = WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS->new($username, $password);
Create a new SendSMS object. This does not perform any network request. Pass the
$password you use to login to your Google Voice account.
$success = $s->send_sms($phone_number, $message);
Send an SMS saying
$phone_number. The SMS will be sent by your Google Voice phone number.
$success is true if the message was accepted by Google Voice (which does not necessarily mean that it was successfully delivered to the intended recipient).
Google::Voice is a much more complete API for Google Voice. However, I was unable to get it to login successfully.
WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS is heavily based on http://code.google.com/p/phpgooglevoice/ by LostLeon. It started life as a Perl translation of the PHP code, but it's been refactored substantially since then.
SendSMS: HTTP request failed: %d %s
This indicates that we received an HTTP error after sending a request to Google. The HTTP status code and message are included. The most common error is
403 Forbidden, which indicates that you've used the wrong username or password.
SendSMS: Unable to find %s in response
This indicates that the response we got from Google did not look like what we expected. Perhaps Google has changed their website. Look for an updated version of WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS. If no update is available, report a bug.
WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS uses LWP::UserAgent for sending requests to Google Voice, so it's influenced by the environment variables that configure that (especially the SSL options).
WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS can only send SMS messages. It can't receive them, retrieve the history of sent messages, or access any other Google Voice features.
Christopher J. Madsen
<perl AT cjmweb.net>
Please report any bugs or feature requests to
<bug-WebService-Google-Voice-SendSMS AT rt.cpan.org> or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Report.html?Queue=WebService-Google-Voice-SendSMS.
You can follow or contribute to WebService-Google-Voice-SendSMS's development at https://github.com/madsen/webservice-google-voice-sendsms.
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