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2019

Building a check-in app with Nexmo's Verify API

Let’s say you are running a game like The Amazing Race, where there are multiple checkpoints that players have to...

Add Two-Factor Authentication to Node.js Web Apps

Two-factor authentication (2FA) gets its name from the fact that you require two things to verify your identity. Something you...

An exercise in progressive enhancement

I’ve had more opportunities to work on the server-side of things these past couple of months, specifically in Node.js, and...

Getting started with Nexmo's Number Insight APIs on Koa.js

Nexmo’s Number Insight API delivers real-time intelligence about the validity, reachability and roaming status of a phone number and tells...

SMS in the browser: an adventure in WebSockets (and Nexmo Messages API)

A lot of the heavy lifting done by the Nexmo Messages API happens on the server-side. Messages are sent, received,...

A beginner's guide to server-side web development with Node.js

For the bulk of my web career, I’ve worked exclusively on the client-side of things. Designing responsive layouts, creating visualisations...

2018

Build an SMS bot on Glitch with Hapi.js and the Nexmo Messages API

The Nexmo Messages API allows you to utilise a single API to send messages via multiple channels, like SMS, MMS...