In websites we see the feature of sending SMS to customers mobile numbers. This is done for a number of reasons like sending one time password (OTP), authentication, marketing and more. You can also add SMS sending feature in your website very easily using Plivo. which is a Global SMS & Voice calls service.
In this tutorial I will teach you how to send SMS using Plivo SMS API in your ASP.NET website. First you need to create your account in Plivo website and generate AUTH ID and AUTH TOKEN. With these 'Auth Id and Auth Token' you can communicate with Plivo API to send SMS to any desired mobile number.(more…)
In this tutorial I will explain you how to use Twilio to send SMS using C# and ASP.NET. You can send SMS to any phone number and anywhere in the world. Let us first introduce you to Twilio.
Twilio allows making and receiving phone calls and also sending and receiving text messages, using its APIs. Programmers can implement Twilio APIs in their code and create all sort of applications involving phone calls and SMS. It's services are accessed over HTTP and are billed based on usage. It can be used easily in our application for creating features like SMS authentication, OTP, SMS marketing and more.(more…)
In this tutorial I will develop a web application to get all Google Contacts from a person account who authorizes the application. I will make it in Asp.Net platform and will use C# to communicate with the Google Contacts API.(more…)
In this tutorial I will explain how to use Yahoo API to read a person’s Yahoo contacts. In common language I create an App called Yahoo Contact Reader for anyone who authorizes it so that this app can access his Yahoo contacts. I will use C# to communicate with Yahoo API and my app is made in ASP.NET platform.
There are 2 steps in making a Yahoo Contact Reader App –(more…)
OAuth is an open standard to authorize application to access user data from online servers without sharing user’s credentials. It is specifically designed to work in Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). OAuth provides access tokens to applications when the user gives approval, and through this access token the application can access the user’s data stored in online servers.
Authentication is a process of identifying a person. It is commonly done through the use of login page which asks a user to enter his username and password. In ASP.NET websites you can do the authentication of a user by matching his user id and password with the one stored in the database. If both his username and password matches only then he is allowed to view secured areas of the website.(more…)
With cSharp(commonly known as C#) we can easily do ADO.NET programming to access a database, insert data into database tables, retrieve data from database tables and update data in the database tables. This is a tutorial suited for anyone who would like to get started working with databases in C# by using ADO.NET.
In this C# Database Tutorial I will teach you how to insert data into a database.(more…)