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CPaaS: SMS, voice, and other communication APIs

SMS APIs provide an easy and time-efficient way for developers to implement messaging in their applications.
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CPaaS: SMS, voice, and other communication APIs

SMS stands for Short Message Service and is also commonly referred to as a "text message". Traditionally, developers had to learn and use the SMPP protocol to integrate messaging into their applications. More recently, APIs have made it a lot quicker and simpler for developers to implement text messaging or SMS. Popular applications such as Lyft, Uber, and Airbnb use SMS APIs to send verify users and send notifications.

Install SDK for NodeJS


To utilize unirest for node.js install the the npm module:

$ npm install unirest

After installing the npm package you can now start simplifying requests like so:

var unirest = require('unirest');

Creating Request

.header("X-RapidAPI-Key", "SIGN-UP-FOR-KEY")
.header("Content-Type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded")
.end(function (result) {
  console.log(result.status, result.headers, result.body);
OAuth2 Authentication
Client ID
Client Secret
OAuth2 Authentication