Take your Android apps offline via       SMSBy Pranay Airan (@pranayairan) & Gopi Krishnan(@gkrishnan)
Most of the connected people of the world  have only a mobile phone without a data plan        Global approximations      ...
Let’s see some apps!
App demo : Low Price app• Scans a bar code on the book• Finds out it’s lowest price across vendors• Works without any Wi-F...
App demo : Twitter app• Simple Twitter app to search on hashtags• Same app functionality both online as well as offline
Let’s see how we do it            Search/json                                           API                               ...
What is txtWeb ?A global platform that enables:1. Users to discover and consume bite-size textual   services on-demand, an...
User sends                               User receives                                    Sanskrit (         ), is a      ...
txtWeb Platform – Example Step1: SMS to 92433 42000     Step 2: Accepts keyword     Step 3: HTTP           Step 4. App Mes...
SMS PHP code               SMS Wrapper
Let’s see how we do it on txtWebhttp://developer.txtweb.com
txtWeb On Android
Thank you                       Get In touch with us      Visit our Booth outside to know more about the android          ...
Appendix
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Take your app offline via SMS

  1. 1. Take your Android apps offline via SMSBy Pranay Airan (@pranayairan) & Gopi Krishnan(@gkrishnan)
  2. 2. Most of the connected people of the world have only a mobile phone without a data plan Global approximations India Example Broad -band Inter- Highly users net Internet connected ~15M users~ + mobile 5-10% 100M data plan Mobile users phone ~400 M users Connected Area of ~900 M 40-50% focus Total population ~1.2 B Not connected 40-55% Short Message Service (SMS) is the most widely used service by the connectedpopulation of the world, with 2.4B active users, or 74% of all mobile phone subscribers
  3. 3. Let’s see some apps!
  4. 4. App demo : Low Price app• Scans a bar code on the book• Finds out it’s lowest price across vendors• Works without any Wi-Fi as well !!
  5. 5. App demo : Twitter app• Simple Twitter app to search on hashtags• Same app functionality both online as well as offline
  6. 6. Let’s see how we do it Search/json API Search/json SMS Wrapper SMS
  7. 7. What is txtWeb ?A global platform that enables:1. Users to discover and consume bite-size textual services on-demand, and,2. Developers and businesses to acquire and engage users on any mobile device through simple text- based appsPlatform Highlights: Simple, easy, open API Platform is programming language agnostic Platform provides SMS ⇌ HTTP transformation No coding work to “integrate” with txtWeb platform
  8. 8. User sends User receives Sanskrit ( ), is a historical Indo-Aryan language and the primary@wiki sanskrit liturgical language of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. Welcome to Bus Routes App! @busroute Reply with the following: @bus <from, to>Text @wiki sanskrit to 9243342000 to see this in action!
  9. 9. txtWeb Platform – Example Step1: SMS to 92433 42000 Step 2: Accepts keyword Step 3: HTTP Step 4. App Message: @droidcon and invokes the App URL Request: GET Specific logic #droidcon URL:/droidcon? Mobile number : 9991211212 Message=droidcon & Mobile hash: <hash> Developer App txtWeb Platform Phone SMS SMS HTTP Internet HTTP CarrierStep 6: Twitter feed Step 5: HTTP Externally RESPONSE: 80 HostedReceived as SMS <html> twitter Environment feed</html>
  10. 10. SMS PHP code SMS Wrapper
  11. 11. Let’s see how we do it on txtWebhttp://developer.txtweb.com
  12. 12. txtWeb On Android
  13. 13. Thank you Get In touch with us Visit our Booth outside to know more about the android app and txtWeb You can reach us @ pranay_airan@intuit.com and gopi_nambiar@intuit.com
  14. 14. Appendix
  15. 15. Create a new service
  16. 16. Block your service name
  17. 17. Enter your service App URL
  18. 18. Test service on emulator/mobile
  19. 19. Enter description
  20. 20. Publish & Go Live !

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