REST (REpresentational State Transfer) uses the HTTP protocol (HTTPS) for conveying SMS operations. A REST account can easily be obtained for using the Tyr SMS Gateway. REST uses JSON to carry the parameters that relate to the REST operation that you are performing.
There are a number of different languages that can be used for sending and receiving SMS. Languages included in our tutorials that can be used for sending SMS with REST are:
REST API requirements
In addition to the requirements of the chosen language, the following are required to send SMS with REST:
- REST API Key - API key for the REST SMS API of the Melrose Labs Tyr SMS Gateway
Other APIs covered in our tutorials that can be used for sending and receiving SMS include: SMPP