Skip to content
This repository

HTTPS clone URL

Subversion checkout URL

You can clone with HTTPS or Subversion.

Download ZIP

Send cat factz to your friends every hour using the Twilio API. (developed for the ballmerpeakathon.com programming competition)

branch: master

Fetching latest commit…

Octocat-spinner-32-eaf2f5

Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time

Octocat-spinner-32 .idea
Octocat-spinner-32 .sass-cache
Octocat-spinner-32 app
Octocat-spinner-32 config
Octocat-spinner-32 db
Octocat-spinner-32 doc
Octocat-spinner-32 lib
Octocat-spinner-32 log
Octocat-spinner-32 public
Octocat-spinner-32 script
Octocat-spinner-32 test
Octocat-spinner-32 vendor
Octocat-spinner-32 .DS_Store
Octocat-spinner-32 .gitignore
Octocat-spinner-32 Gemfile
Octocat-spinner-32 Gemfile.lock
Octocat-spinner-32 LICENSE
Octocat-spinner-32 README.rdoc
Octocat-spinner-32 Rakefile
Octocat-spinner-32 config.ru
Octocat-spinner-32 crontab.txt
README.rdoc

Cat Factz

Written by Mark Percival (@mdp) and Jim Jones (@aantix)

Send fun cat factz every hour for your friends using the Twillio API. App written for the Ballmer Peak-A-Thon (5/12/2012) programming contest. ballmerpeakathon.com

Config

  • Update the config/initializers/twilio.rb file with your own Twilio API key.

  • To record the SMS messages that users respond back with :

- If you're running locally, setup a localtunnel with localtunnel.io localtunnel -k ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub 3000 - Config Twilio to post back to the URL provided by localtunnel (e.g. 4u8s.localtunnel.com/transmit_cat_facts/incoming)

  • Setup the cron process (to send the repeat cat factz).

*/60 * * * * cd /Users/aantix/dev/cat_factz && bundle exec rails runner -e development “User.cron_send_facts” 2>&1 >> /tmp/cat_factz.log

Screenshots

Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.