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NAME ^

WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS - Send a SMS using Google Voice

VERSION ^

This document describes version 0.01 of WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS, released February 14, 2013.

SYNOPSIS ^

  use WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS;

  my $sender = WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS->new(
    $email_address, $password
  );

  $sender->send_sms($phone_number => $message);

DESCRIPTION ^

WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS allows you to send SMS messages using your Google Voice account (https://www.google.com/voice).

METHODS ^

new

  $s = WebService::Google::Voice::SendSMS->new($username, $password);

Create a new SendSMS object. This does not perform any network request. Pass the $username (e.g. your.name@gmail.com) and $password you use to login to your Google Voice account.

send_sms

  $success = $s->send_sms($phone_number, $message);

Send an SMS saying $message to $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).

SEE ALSO ^

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.

DIAGNOSTICS ^

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.

CONFIGURATION AND ENVIRONMENT ^

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).

INCOMPATIBILITIES ^

None reported.

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS ^

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.

AUTHOR ^

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 http://github.com/madsen/webservice-google-voice-sendsms.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is copyright (c) 2013 by Christopher J. Madsen.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY ^

BECAUSE THIS SOFTWARE IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE SOFTWARE, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE THE SOFTWARE "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE SOFTWARE PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION.

IN NO EVENT UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR AGREED TO IN WRITING WILL ANY COPYRIGHT HOLDER, OR ANY OTHER PARTY WHO MAY MODIFY AND/OR REDISTRIBUTE THE SOFTWARE AS PERMITTED BY THE ABOVE LICENSE, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF DATA OR DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES OR A FAILURE OF THE SOFTWARE TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER SOFTWARE), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

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