TaCode Tuesday: How to Create a Smart Doorbell with IoT and Zang

Posted by Phillip Kujawa on March 13, 2018

I’ve been working on a project recently that entails using internet of things (IoT) devices interacting with communications development platform Zang Cloud. Recently I purchased a home and realized I wanted to automate different functions using IoT devices. I have a development background in web development (mostly PHP, Python and SQL) so I decided to put those skills to the test.

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Topics: TaCode Tuesday, IoT, Smart Home

TaCode Tuesday: Spice It Up with SIP Registration

Posted by Jeff Hodson on November 14, 2017

The ingenious cooks in the kitchen at Zang have done it again, fellow fanatics of all things hard-shelled and smothered in salsa. That’s right—it’s time for another rendition of TaCode Tuesday, delivered just in time to satiate your ever-persistent appetite.

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Topics: TaCode Tuesday, cPaaS, Built On Zang, SIP

TaCode Tuesday: Say it with MMS

Posted by Jeff Hodson on November 7, 2017

Welcome back, taco lovers, for another delicious edition of TaCode Tuesday. We know Monday was rough, and Friday is still so far away, so we’re here to set your mind at ease the only way we know how—by plating up another sizzling serving of code for all you hungry developers out there.

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Topics: TaCode Tuesday, Built On Zang, messaging

TaCode Tuesday: Build an IVR App With Automatic Speech Recognition

Posted by Jeff Hodson on October 17, 2017

Forget about talking turkey. At Zang, we’re all-in on tacos. That’s because tacos are so much more than the sum of their parts. More than meat or cheese, more than rice or beans, the taco is a testament to what happens when all the right ingredients meet up under one shell.

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Topics: TaCode Tuesday, Built On Zang, IVR, ASR

TaCode Tuesday: Preventing Delivery Fraud with Automated Zang Calls

Posted by Pedram Mohammadi on September 12, 2017

Delivery fraud, a new type of scam, exploits a business model loophole found on e-commerce sites that use the cash-on-delivery (CoD) payment method. This type of e-commerce fraud works by having a script automatically create new accounts with fake addresses and telephone numbers, ordering hundreds of products to pay CoD. The e-commerce company will then wrap-up all orders for delivery, leaving the scammed product out-of-stock for days. However, since all delivery addresses are fake, the items would end up returning to the warehouse, causing a huge loss on revenue due to restock, delivery failure, and loss of new orders.

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Topics: TaCode Tuesday, cPaaS, Built On Zang, Security