I have an old Electron which I want to repurpose. It's been awhile since I've played around with this stuff. As I understand it, IFTTT is no longer supported by Particle. Based on what I'm seeing, it appears I'll need to use either Zapier or Twilio to set up a way to receive texts from my Electron.
My question: Is Zapier or Twilio better (easier, cheaper)? Are there alternatives I should consider?
My program will be simple: Monitor the bed of my pickup truck and if someone opens the bed cover, send me an SMS. Thanks in advance.
Hey, have you seen this?
The IFTTT (If This Then That) to Particle service is no longer available.
You can, however, still use IFTTT by using Webhooks. This document shows how.
source: IFTTT Migration Documentation
So you can still use IFTTT if that is what you want.
Another alternative you can consider is Losant. They have the ability to ingest a webhook and send a subsequent SMS and email message. Not sure what restrictions are on their free account, but you may be able to get an idea of the service before pulling the trigger.
Nope, I missed that! Thanks, and I'll look into it.
Thanks! I'll check it out.