An external short message entity for gambling services

Enrique Marcote, Daniel I. Iglesia, Carlos J. Escudero
2004 Proceedings of the 2004 ACM SIGPLAN workshop on Erlang - ERLANG '04  
This paper introduces a new platform designed for mobile gambling services. The special characteristics of these services lead us to developed a multiservice platform that easily brought mobility to applications and services not designed for that. This system was designed to work over SMS, allowing automation of the tedious work of programming reliable SMS-based interfaces. The new system automatically generates user front-ends for a wide variety of services based on forms. As we will see in
more » ... paper, the interfaces are defined by means of the novel W3C XForms standard. The resulting platform was designed to be highly efficient, reliable and fault tolerant. Choosing Erlang/OTP as the development environment was a key factor to acquire these goals. As part of the project an open source Erlang SMPP implementation was developed, key features of this library, named OSERL, are also described in this paper.
doi:10.1145/1022471.1022476 dblp:conf/erlang/MarcoteIE04 fatcat:cbxa3blsnncslaqybyr6rq6n3y