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Michael Crump
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Send and Receive SMS Messages With Node.js and Express


The Vonage Messages API allows you to send and receive messages over SMS, MMS, Facebook Messenger, Viber, and WhatsApp. So you can communicate with your customers on whichever channel they love most. In this article, we'll focus on how to send and receive SMS messages with Node.js and Express.

To begin, we'll perform the most straightforward implementation of the API and send an SMS message with Node.js and the Vonage Messages API. Next, we'll build a Webhook that can receive SMS messages (sent from your phone) using Express and perform an action once the message has been received. Finally, we'll wrap up a couple of steps that you can take to extend the application.

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