This module implements the
UBF SMS API for the
Twilio backend. How
Twilio features are used to achieve this is explained in this article. It is implemented as an
Go to the
npm package page here.
This is a self-contained software module, so it must verify its input rigorously. Remember how we said that we defined the
Universal Bot Format as a
JSON Schema intentionally? That is because we can use that same schema to validate the input to this module and hence guarantee that if anything passes the schema, it must be a valid bot design.
const api = require("ubf-to-twilio") //Retrieve Twilio Client. client = await api.tryConnectingToTwilio("TwilioAccountSid","TwilioAuthToken") //List all Phone Numbers on an Account. numbers = await api.getSMSAccountPhoneNumbers(client) //Retrieve all Fully Initialised Bots on an Account. bots = await api.getDeployedBots(client) //Get back all Bots that have no linked Twilio Service. unlinked_bots = await api.getUnlinkedBots(client) //Upload your Chatbot. assistant_id = await api.uploadNewBot(client, bot) //Set the SMS webhook of a specific number. api.changeBotPhoneNumber(client, assistant_id, "+447123456789") //Simulate a Conversation with your Chatbot. simulated_text = await api.simulateBot(client, assistant_id, "Text you want to simulate!") //Remove your Chatbot. api.removeBot(client, assistant_id)
Use This In Your Project!
This is a published, documented, and tested npm package!
In fact, since it’s been published, the package has been receiving roughly 200 weekly downloads, or 500 by the time of writing.