Tutorial section - SMS

Send SMS with SMPP using Ruby

Sending SMS with the SMPP API using the Ruby programming language
Tyr SMS Gateway

The Ruby-SMPP library can be used to make SMPP requests using PHP. This library's higher-level functions can be used to synchronously submit SMS to an SMS gateway or SMSC.

SMPP requirements and resources

SMPP is the Short Message Peer-to-Peer protocol for conveying SMS operations. An SMPP client can be used to connect to an SMSC or SMS gatewat using the SMPP protocol. An SMPP account can easily be obtained for using the Tyr SMS Gateway or SMSC Simulator. The following are required to send SMS with SMPP:

Ruby requirements and resources

Ruby is a programming language and can be used to quickly and easily add SMS support for programmatically sending and receiving SMS messages. Use it for transactional messaging and notifications between your application and mobiles. The following are required to send SMS using Ruby:

  • Ruby
    Ruby is a programming language

Requirements and resources

The following are required to send SMS with SMPP using Ruby:

  • Ruby-SMPP
    Ruby implementation of the SMPP v3.4 protocol.

Install

	sudo gem install ruby-smpp
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Other APIs covered in our tutorials that can be used for sending and receiving SMS using Ruby include: REST

Other languages covered in our tutorials that can be used for sending and receiving SMS with SMPP include: Python, PHP, Java, C++, C#, Perl, Go, Node.js


Whatever the language or API, you can send SMS and receive SMS between applications and mobiles for a wide range of uses with a number of our services. Please consider using our Messaging, SMS gateway and Bulk SMS solutions.

If you are interested in testing your application's SMS support and are using the SMPP protocol, then we recommend that you take a look at the Melrose Labs SMSC Simulator service that can simulate SMS message delivery to mobiles (MT SMS) and simulate SMS messages from mobiles (MO SMS). The SMSC Simulator supports SMPP v3.3, v3.4 and v5, and has a high degree of SMPP protocol conformance. Later in 2020 we will be providing access to the Melrose Labs Tyr SMS Gateway for A2P, P2A, bulk, wholesale and business SMS, and for text marketing and other applications. The Melrose Labs Tyr SMS Gateway will support REST and SMPP APIs.

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