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mirkan1 Twilio x Dev Hackathon submission #TwilioHackathon

mirkan1 profile image Mirkan Updated on ・2 min read

What I built

You can get a country's fight against COVID-19; how many confirmed number of cases, recovered patients, deaths, etc. by sending a message: example input

    to: +12017628866
    message: "USA" 

example output

    In Italy confirmed number of cases are 159516.
        Recovered people are more than 35435.
        3260 people are still in critical condition and 20465 deaths

And/Or you can get a news article about COVID-19 by sending message: example input

    to: +12017628866
    message: "news" 

example output

    *India coronavirus: World's largest postal service turns lifesaver*
    India has the largest postal service in the world - and now it is stepping in to help deliver lifesaving medicines during a countrywide lockdown aimed at tackling the coronavirus pandemic. The BBC's Ayeshea Perera in Delhi reports. Red postal vans are a familiar sight in India. They make thousands of journeys every day, criss-crossing the ...
    from: YAHOO!,
    published on 13-4-2020
    https://news.yahoo.com/india-coronavirus-worlds-largest-postal-230159614.html

Category Submission:

Interesting Integrations: an app that integrates Twilio with at least one other API.

Examples: appointment reminders app that uses a scheduling API, sports alert app that uses sports-stat APIs, location-based app that leverages geo-location APIs

Demo Link

MESSAGING TO +12017628866 WILL BE AVAILABLE UNTIL THE HECATRON IS OVER, FEEL FREE TO TEST IT
example input/output

Link to Code

https://github.com/mirkan1/covid19_sms_info

How I built it (what's the stack? did I run into issues or discover something new along the way?)

I learned how to use multitasking on python, and how to use Flask more efficiently

Additional Resources/Info

  • twilioAPI (twilio.com) for SMS messaging
  • rapidAPI (rapidapi.com) for information gathering

I am thinking to develop it more, making a webpage, and adding some good front-end stuff but for now, I wanted to share my progress with you

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Mirkan from Turkey; https://mirkan1.herokuapp.com

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