Ask-Fast Unified Connector
Stable Version 1.0.0
Published on 05 July 2017 by 
Ask-Fast Team
Ask-Fast Team
Created on 05 July 2017
Details
The ASK-Fast Unified Communication Connector for OutSystems is a multi-channel communication solution for your application. Connect with your customers or employees through (VoIP) telephony, chat, SMS, email or social media. Our API makes it possible to integrate every communication channel in your software. ASK-Fast can also save and index your conversations. All details of a conversation can be retrieved: through an interactive overview of account activity in the Timeline or by search.
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Description

The ASK-Fast Connector for OutSystems is a multi-channel communication solution for your application. Connect with your customers or employees through (VoIP) telephony, chat, SMS, email or social media. Our API makes it possible to integrate every communication channel in your software. ASK-Fast can also save and index your conversations. All details of a conversation can be retrieved: through an interactive overview of account activity in the Timeline or by search.

 

For pricing details check: ask-fast.com/pricing

 

 Why ASK-Fast?

  • ASK-Fast offers a big variety of communication modules (call, sms, chat, email, social media etc.) for your application.

  • With just one login you get access to all modules.

  • We have a redundant network because we work with multiple providers.

  • Save and search your communication history in the ASK-Fast database

 

Now available

These building blocks are currently in the connector:

  • ASK-Fast Unified SMS: send a text to any number in the world with automatic logging

  • ASK-Fast Unified Phone Call: set up a phone call between two numbers

  • ASK-Fast Unified Email: send an email to your customers or colleagues

 

 Coming soon

We are working hard to add the following building blocks to our connector:

  • ASK-Fast Unified Transfer Call: set up a phone call between two numbers and transfer the call to a third number

  • ASK-Fast Unified Two-Factor Authentication: send a dynamically generated code via email or text message for secure log-in

  • ASK-Fast Unified Broadcast: contact your users through email, phone, and text message at the same time

  • ASK-Fast Unified Call Recording: set up a phone call between two numbers and send an email afterwards with the recording

  • ASK-Fast Unified Conference Call: set up a conference call between multiple numbers across the world

  • ASK-Fast Unified Reminders (text message, call, email): remind yourself and others via a preferred channel

  • ASK-Fast Unified Simultaneous Call: call multiple numbers until one of them takes the call

  • ASK-Fast Unified IVR Survey: get feedback from your users in an easy and accessible way

Features

  • Users don’t have to pay for the phone call, text, email or chat, it’s all handled in the ASK-Fast portal

  • All dialog details are logged in the ASK-Fast portal and are only visible to you trough the timeline and DDR search

  • Ask-Fast does the network selection and use the best available, cost effective network

  • Reliable message delivery

  • Global coverage

Configuration

Create an account: You need to have an account to start sending sms. 

 

  1. Please sign up at www.ask-fast.com. Click on “Try Now” on the top Right. 

  2. Activate account and login: http://portal.ask-fast.com

    1. At the top left (ASK-Fast portal) you find the API settings (“Account ID” and “Your Key”). A screenshot of the page is included in the screenshots with this widget.

  3. Fill in the API settings and other information in the Mendix module:

Under the /const directory you can find constants which should be changed to your account details.

  • ClientID - Fill in your “Account ID”.

  • RefreshToken - Fill in “Your Key”.

  • SenderName - Fill in the sender name you want to use.

  • URL - Keep the prefilled URL.

 

Note: When you create an account, it’s automatically a TRIAL account. You will get € 2,- credit. All trial accounts will have a ASK-Fast advertisement message attached. You can convert your account to prepaid or postpaid to remove the message. Please send an email to info@ask-fast.com.

Installation

When adding the connector as dependency you can choose the Server Action that suits your needs. Server Actions in Ask-Fast connector are independent from each other.

Set AccountId and RefreshToken as site properties and pass them in the Server Action. All Server Actions require those parameters.

 

  • MakePhoneCall - Starts a phone call between two numbers.
  • SendSMS - Sends text to list of valid numbers.
  • SendEmail - Sends text over email to list of valid emails.

 

As output all Server Actions mentioned above will return a boolean parameter named success. Value will be true if the request to askfast platform was successful. 

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