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Take your Android app offline via SMS

Take your Android app offline via SMS






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    • Take your Android apps offline via SMS delight people By Pranay Airan (@pranayairan) & Gopi Krishnan(@gkrishnan)
    • Most of the connected people of the world haveonly a mobile phone without a data plan Global approximations India Example Broad- band Inter- Internet Highly users net + mobile connected ~15M users data plan 5-10% ~100 users ~400M Mobile phone users ~900 Total Connected Area of M population 40-50% focus ~1.2 B Not connected 40-55% Short Message Service (SMS) is the most widely used service by the connected population of the world, with 2.4B active users, or 74% of all mobile phone subscribersNote: Rough approximations to explain the concept. Information is directionally correctSource: Internet & Mobile Association of India, 2012; Wikipedia2
    • 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 !!4
    • App demo : Twitter app • Simple Twitter app which gets Twitter feeds based on hashtags • Code walk through and demo of how to build an app which works without Wi-Fi connection (via SMS)5
    • Let’s see how we do it Search/json API Search/json SMS Wrapper SMS6
    • Android App Let see Some code7
    • API API https://dev.twitter.com/docs/api/1/get/search https://search.twitter.com/search.json?q=%23droidcon8
    • SMS PHP code SMS Wrapper9
    • 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 appsHighlights:• Simple, easy, open API• Platform is programming language agnostic (use what you fancy – Java, PHP, Perl, Python)• Platform provides SMS ⇌ HTTP transformation – Makes developer’s life simple for delivering web app over SMS – Developer focuses on building an HTTP based app – No coding work to “integrate” with txtWeb platform10
    • User sends User receives Sanskrit ( ), is a historical Indo-Aryan language@wiki sanskrit and the primary liturgical language of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. Welcome to Bus Routes App!@droidconin Reply with the following: @bus <from, to>
    • txtWeb Platform – How it worksHigh level architecture Phone txtWeb SMS SMS HTTP Internet HTTP Carrier Platform Developer APP txtWeb platform enables creation and consumption of interlinked information through SMS12
    • Let’s see how we do it on txtWeb• Live demo on : http://developer.txtweb.com14
    • txtWeb on Android • Android app Demo15
    • Questions 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.com16
    • Appendix17