Jul 18

Announcing Beta 1 of Robo Skype for Mac OSX

After teasing the upcoming release of Robo Skype last week, I am excited to announce the immediate availability of the first Beta release. Right now this only supports Mac OSX, the monkeys with typewriters are working as hard as they can to have a windows version for you to all use. However it seems that my skpe4cmd that i published a few monts ago has stopped working! Have a faith in the monkeys and we might have some success!

Here is a quick rundown on what the app does and some ‘known’ issues.
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Jul 10

Coming soon: “Robo Skype”

Sending SMS’s might appear to be a thing of the past, however the costs are coming down and its effectiveness hasn’t gone anywhere. I have been working on a application that lets you dynamically build a sms based on excel data! Have a look for yourself!…

Oh and best of all… It will work on both OSX and Windows thanks to skype4mac and skype4cmd that I have released in the last few months. Ive made tweaks here and there to those apps, they will get updated at the same time!

Sound off in the comments if you have any particular feature requests. :)

Feb 01

Controlling Skype via Terminal on a Mac

UPDATE: Windows users should check out my other project, skype4cmd.

Recently Manoj Vekaria asked me if I know how he could send SMS’s via Skype from within one of his PHP scripts. After digging around we found that while there is PHP support for windows, however it doesnt work on OS X since there is no COM interface.

There is a framework that Skype provides for cocoa, that doesn’t seem to compile ‘out of the box’ on Intel machines. Fortunately there is light at the end of the tunnel for Mac developers. Continue reading