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simple-nexmo

A nodejs wrapper for nexmo API

The preferred way to install is use the npm package manager for Node.js.

$ npm install simple-nexmo

After you've installed, you can require the package in your node application using require:

var Nexmo = require('simple-nexmo');
var nexmo = new Nexmo({
  apiKey: 'YOUR_API_KEY',
  apiSecret: 'YOUR_API_SECRET',
  baseUrl: 'API_BASE_URL',
  useSSL: true,
  debug: false
});

apiKeyapiSecret: Required. You can find them in "API Settings" in Nexmo Dashboard

baseUrl: Optional. Set to rest-sandbox.nexmo.com to test in sandbox (Default: rest.nexmo.com, except TTS message)

useSSL: Optional. Set to true to use HTTP protocol instead HTTPS (Default: true)

debug : Optional. Set to true to see debug informations (Default: false)

All other API not listed above is unsupported.


nexmo.sendSMSMessage(options, callback)

options.from: Required. An alphanumeric string giving your sender address. Ex: MyCompany20

options.to: Required. A single phone number in international format, that is E.164. Ex: 886912345678

options.type: Required. Default value is text. Possible values are text(plain text SMS), binary(binary SMS), wappush(WAP Push), unicode(plain text SMS in unicode), vcal(calendar event), vcard(business card)

options.text: Required when type='text' or type='unicode'. Body of the text message. UTF-8 and URL encoded value.

options.status-report-req: Optional. Set to 1 to receive a Delivery Receipt (DLR). Make sure to configure your "Callback URL" in your "API Settings"

options.client-ref: Optional. A 40 character reference string for your internal reporting.

options.vcard: Optional. A business card in vCard. You must set the type parameter to vcard.

options.vcal: Optional. A calendar event in vCal. You must set the type parameter to vcal.

options.ttl: Optional. The lifespan of this SMS in milliseconds.

options.callback : Optional The Callback URL the delivery receipt for this call is sent to. This parameter overrides the Callback URL you set in Nexmo Dashboard.

options.message-class: Optional. Set to 0 for Flash SMS. Possible values are from 0 to 3 inclusive.

options.udh: Required when type='binary'. Your custom Hex encoded User Data Header (UDH). Ex: 06050415811581

options.protocol-id: Required when type='binary'. The value in decimal format for the higher level protocol to use for this SMS.

options.body: Required when type='binary'. Hex encoded binary data. Ex: 0011223344556677

options.title: Required when type='wappush'. The title for a wappush SMS. Ex: MySite

options.url: Required when type='wappush'. The URL your user taps to navigate to your website. Ex: http://www.mysite.com

options.validity: Optional when type='wappush'. The availibility period for a wappush type SMS in milliseconds. (Default: 48 hours) Ex: 86400000

nexmo.generateCall(options, callback)

options.to: Required. A single phone number in international format, that is E.164. Ex: 886912345678

options.answer_url: Required A URL pointing to the VoiceXML file on your HTTP server that controls your Call.

options.from: Optional. A voice-enabled virtual number associated with your Nexmo account.

options.machine_detection: Optional. How to behave when an answering machine is detected.

options.machine_timeout: Optional. The time in milliseconds used to distinguish between human and machine events.

options.answer_method: Optional. The HTTP method used to send a response to your answer_url.

options.error_url: Optional. Send the VoiceXML error message to this URL if there's a problem requesting or executing the VoiceXML referenced in the answer_url

options.error_method: Optional. The HTTP method used to send an error message to your error_url.

options.status_url: Optional. Nexmo sends the Call Return Parameters to this Callback URL in order to notify your App that the Call has ended.

options.status_method: Optional. The HTTP method used to send the status message to your status_url. Must be GET (default) or POST.

nexmo.sendTTSMessage(options, callback)

options.to: Required. The single phone number to call for each request. This number must be in international format, that is E.164. Ex: 886912345678

options.from: Optional. A voice-enabled virtual number associated with your Nexmo account.

options.text: Required. A UTF-8 and URL encoded message that is sent to your user. This message can be up to 1500 characters).

lg: Optional. The language used to synthesize the message. (Default: en-us)

options.voice: Optional. The gender of the voice used for the TTS. (Default: female)

options.repeat: Optional. Define how many times you want to repeat the text message. (Default: 1, Maximum: 10)

options.machine_detection: Optional. How to behave when an answering machine is detected.

options.machine_timeout: Optional. The time to check if this TTS has been answered by a machine.

options.callback: Optional. Nexmo sends the Text-To-Speech Return Parameters to this URL to tell your App how the call was executed.

options.callback_method: Optional. The HTTP method used to send the status message to your callback. Must be GET (default) or POST.

nexmo.getBalance(callback)

nexmo.getPricing(country ,callback)

country: Required. A 2 letter country code. Ex: TW

nexmo.updateSettings(options, callback)

options.newSecret: Optional. Your new API secret.

options.moCallBackUrl: Optional. Inbound call back URL. The URL should be active to be taken into account.

options.drCallBackUrl: Optional. DLR call back URL. The URL should be active to be taken into account.

nexmo.getTopUp(transactionId, callback)

transactionId: Required. The id associated with your original 'auto reload' transaction Payment & Billing. Ex: 00X123456Y7890123Z

nexmo.getNumbers(options, callback)

options.index: Optional. Page index (>0, default 1). Ex: 2

options.size: Optional. Page size (max 100, default 10). Ex: 25

options.pattern: Optional. A matching pattern. Ex: 33

options.search_pattern: Optional. Strategy for matching pattern.

nexmo.searchNumbers(options, callback)

options.country: Required. Country code. Ex: TW

options.pattern: Optional. A matching pattern. Ex: 886

options.search_pattern: Optional. Strategy for matching pattern.

options.features: Optional. Available features are SMS and VOICE, use a comma-separated values. Ex: SMS, VOICE

options.index: Optional. Page index (>0, default 1). Ex: 2

options.size: Optional. Page size (max 100, default 10). Ex: 25

nexmo.buyNumber(options, callback)

options.country: Required. Country code. Ex: TW

options.msisdn: Required. An available inbound number Ex: 886277417424

nexmo.cancelNumber(options, callback)

options.country: Required. Country code. Ex: TW

options.msisdn: Required. One of your inbound numbers Ex: 886277417424

nexmo.updateNumber(options, callback)

options.country: Required. Country code. Ex: TW

options.msisdn: Required. One of your inbound numbers Ex: 886277417424

options.moHttpUrl: Optional. The URL should be active to be taken into account.

options.moSmppSysType: Optional. The associated system type for SMPP client only Ex: inbound

options.voiceCallbackType: Optional. The voice callback type for SIP end point (sip), for a telephone number (tel), for VoiceXML end point (vxml)

options.voiceCallbackValue: Optional. The voice callback value based on the voiceCallbackType

options.voiceStatusCallback: Optional. A URL to which Nexmo will send a request when the call ends to notify your application.

messageId: Required. Your message id received at submission time Ex: 00A0B0C0

nexmo.searchMessage(messageId, callback)

messageIds: Required. A list of message ids, up to 10 Ex: ['00A0B0C0', '00A0B0C1', '00A0B0C2']

nexmo.searchMessageByIds(messageIds, callback)

nexmo.searchMessagesByRecipient(options, callback)

options.date: Required. Message date submission YYYY-MM-DD Ex: 2014-11-10

options.to: Required. A recipient number Ex: 886912345678

nexmo.searchRejections(options, callback)

options.date: Required. Message date submission YYYY-MM-DD Ex: 2014-11-10

options.to: Optional. A recipient number Ex: 886912345678


Callback from all API calls returns 2 parameters: error and a json object.

An example callback function:

function callback (errresponse) {
  if (err) {
    console.log(err);
  } else {
    console.dir(response);
  }
}

Refer offical docuemnts to get the schema for the returned message response object.

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