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SMSing – SMS client and server

SMSing ScreenshotIn this post, I present you a tiny program to send SMS messages through the internet:

SMSing is a simple client/server based application to send SMS text messages through the Internet using Clickatell as service provider. The application supports multiple users, credits, logging aso. In the current version, SMSing should not be used in a productive environment, but shall demonstrate how to use and combine different technologies to send SMS´s. Nevertheless SMSing is really interesting for people sending lots of SMS who are bored to type the text using the keyboard of their mobile phones and pay the high prices of their mobile providers. SMSing even allows you to send anonymous messages, or messages with fake sender-number.

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WebsiteWatcher – An easy to use website monitor with SMS notification

I use this post to present you one very simple but effective program to monitor static web pages and to send you an SMS message in case of changes on the website. I called the tool WebsiteWatcher:

WebsiteWatcher allows you to monitor a specific (static) website for changes. If the page is updated, you immediately get an SMS message as notification. This tool was initially used to monitor university websites where results of exams were published. Please notice that this simple tool only works for static pages. Clickatell is used as SMS provider. It provides a reliable, fast and cheap SMS-gateway for 578 networks in 192 countries.

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