{"_id":"593878f5682adc0031784c38","category":{"_id":"593878f2682adc0031784bf4","version":"593878f2682adc0031784bf3","project":"55f0757d4624ec2d00814345","__v":0,"sync":{"url":"","isSync":false},"reference":false,"createdAt":"2015-09-09T18:07:58.231Z","from_sync":false,"order":0,"slug":"getting-started","title":"Getting Started"},"user":"55f0756a1e63fc37004b8d2b","project":"55f0757d4624ec2d00814345","parentDoc":null,"version":{"_id":"593878f2682adc0031784bf3","project":"55f0757d4624ec2d00814345","__v":1,"createdAt":"2017-06-07T22:06:42.610Z","releaseDate":"2017-06-07T22:06:42.610Z","categories":["593878f2682adc0031784bf4","593878f2682adc0031784bf5","593878f2682adc0031784bf6","593878f2682adc0031784bf7","593878f2682adc0031784bf8","593878f2682adc0031784bf9","593878f2682adc0031784bfa","593878f2682adc0031784bfb"],"is_deprecated":false,"is_hidden":false,"is_beta":false,"is_stable":true,"codename":"","version_clean":"3.0.0","version":"3"},"__v":0,"updates":[],"next":{"pages":[],"description":""},"createdAt":"2015-09-09T18:07:59.067Z","link_external":false,"link_url":"","githubsync":"","sync_unique":"","hidden":true,"api":{"results":{"codes":[]},"settings":"","auth":"required","params":[],"url":""},"isReference":false,"order":1,"body":"Sending a message on the TigerText platform was built to be simple, fast and secure. Follow these 3 simple steps to send your first message to our friend Echobot. Feel free to use him during your development as he is always there to give a helping response.\n\n1. Login to [TigerText](http://home.tigertext.com) using your TigerText account.  You can use our web console as a way to play and interact with the platform.    \n \n2. Bring up a terminal so you can make a cURL command. If you don’t happen to have cURL, a command line tool for making URL calls, feel free to visit their website.\n\n3. Enter the following cURL command:\n[block:code]\n{\n  \"codes\": [\n    {\n      \"code\": \"curl -vX POST https://developer.tigertext.me/v2/message \\\\\\n-u KEY:SECRET \\\\\\n-H \\\"Content-Type:application/x-www-form-urlencoded\\\" \\\\\\n-d \\\"recipient=echobot:::at:::tigertext.com&body=hello world\\\"\",\n      \"language\": \"curl\"\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\n4.  Echobot will respond to your message. You can go to the TigerText web console to see the messages that are being generated.\n\nCongratulations, that’s it! You’ve sent and received your first TigerConnect message. The next sections will go into more details around the platform and our SDKs that can be leveraged to make integrating secure messaging even easier.","excerpt":"","slug":"getting-started","type":"basic","title":"Sending Your First Message"}

Sending Your First Message


Sending a message on the TigerText platform was built to be simple, fast and secure. Follow these 3 simple steps to send your first message to our friend Echobot. Feel free to use him during your development as he is always there to give a helping response. 1. Login to [TigerText](http://home.tigertext.com) using your TigerText account. You can use our web console as a way to play and interact with the platform. 2. Bring up a terminal so you can make a cURL command. If you don’t happen to have cURL, a command line tool for making URL calls, feel free to visit their website. 3. Enter the following cURL command: [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "curl -vX POST https://developer.tigertext.me/v2/message \\\n-u KEY:SECRET \\\n-H \"Content-Type:application/x-www-form-urlencoded\" \\\n-d \"recipient=echobot@tigertext.com&body=hello world\"", "language": "curl" } ] } [/block] 4. Echobot will respond to your message. You can go to the TigerText web console to see the messages that are being generated. Congratulations, that’s it! You’ve sent and received your first TigerConnect message. The next sections will go into more details around the platform and our SDKs that can be leveraged to make integrating secure messaging even easier.