Twilio SMS Messages In Non-web .net Application with Twilio REST API (c#)

cell-phoneTwilio is a great SMS (text message) gateway to use for sending and receiving SMS messages. The process is super simple and flexible to get started using (the Twilio REST API helper library is great). However, in my case, I wanted to access the API through a “windows form” application, but the API needs a little something extra to get this to function. In my¬†experience,¬†a proxy. Below are the steps from start to finish to retrieve messages from your Twilio account: Continue reading “Twilio SMS Messages In Non-web .net Application with Twilio REST API (c#)”

Twilio SMS Messages In Non-web .net Application with Twilio REST API (c#)

Update – More Details: Retrieving Email using Exchange Web Services Managed API 2.0 (c#)

email-orange-512x512So maybe you have started to use the¬†Exchange Web Services Managed API to get email from inboxes and wanted to get a few additional details. Below are two of the most popular issues: Continue reading “Update – More Details: Retrieving Email using Exchange Web Services Managed API 2.0 (c#)”

Update – More Details: Retrieving Email using Exchange Web Services Managed API 2.0 (c#)

Retrieving and Sending Email using Exchange Web Services Managed API 2.0 (c#)

exlogoIf you haven’t already had the need, I’m sure you will at some point, to either retrieve email or send email through Exchange (not just relay or connect to Outlook) using .net. Since Microsoft introduced the Microsoft Exchange Web Services Managed API 2.0 this task has become much more¬†efficient No more clunky 2.0 type web service references etc. Below is a complete chuck of code with a few samples. One sample function sends an email, the other retrieves email messages from an inbox with the option of filters.

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Retrieving and Sending Email using Exchange Web Services Managed API 2.0 (c#)

Display Weather Alerts From NOAA Using Atom (WPF Example)

stormsample1So since there is this impending storm (blizzard, snow storm, snowmageddon,¬†snowpocalypse, snowzilla)¬†“Nemo” hitting us here on the East coast within a few hours, I figured a good topic might be on weather alert data. There is a bunch of data available from the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) on their site. Data is available in several categories, including¬†Forecasts,¬†Watch/warnings,¬†Storm Prediction Center Forecast Products, etc. In my very quick example I’m going to pick the “Watch / Warning” data for my region and display this using WPF for an easy visualization. Continue reading “Display Weather Alerts From NOAA Using Atom (WPF Example)”

Display Weather Alerts From NOAA Using Atom (WPF Example)