Re: Idea for a program

If you can help me develop code in C# or VBNET that automates use of a
web form to do this, that would be great.
Jamal
On Thu, 19 Jun 2008, Varun Khosla
wrote:

> Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 18:39:22 +0530
> From: Varun Khosla <varun.lists@xxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Idea for a program
>
> Hi Jamal,
> As far as I know, there's hardly any free web service that provides
> developer APIs for sending SMS. A lot are out there, but one has to
> pay some amount (per SMS or volume) to have an access. But yes, there
> are many free web services that provides SMS to be sent via webform,
> and you can automate the process provided that the service doesn't
> have captcha (visual verification) to be filled for. Even for that,
> you'll have to find the one which is persistent (many stops after a
> while) in order to have your program work longer.
> in case of web forms, you can use .net, web browser control for such
> purpose. I can help you if you require.
>
> HTH
>
> On 6/19/08, Jamal Mazrui <empower@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I would like to develop a simple program that presents a dialog with an
> > edit box for a phone number and another for a message (as well as others
> > if needed), which then sends the text message to the (mobile) phone.  Does
> > anyone know of a free API to do this?  If you know of a free, accessible
> > program that already does this, which is efficient to use, than the need
> > may already be met.  I do know of a web site that enables this freely via
> > a form,
> > http://TextAway.com
> >
> > Is it possible to automate the filling out of the form via a script?  I do
> > not know enough about how such web scripting is done, and whether there
> > are security barriers that sites use to prevent this.
> >
> > This would be an open source project, so if anyone can help me get started
> > in any language, it could be a collaboration.
> >
> > Jamal
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