[Freeswitch-users] Questions on Building an application for FreeSWITCH

Michael Collins msc at freeswitch.org
Wed May 12 14:58:53 PDT 2010

This brings back memories...

Okay, I actually did this sort of thing a few years back with a PRI and
proprietary db. It wasn't polished but it did work (mostly). Let me just say
that the FreeSWITCH side of things was like 10% of the project. The real
work is done in the "controller" application, the database, and whatever
mechanism you use to update the database with new call campaigns (or single

Do you have programming resources at your disposal to throw at this project?
If not I recommend consulting at freeswitch.org. (You will need to contact them
anyway if you want the ans mach detection module - it is not free.)


On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 12:40 PM, Phone <phone.bytes at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am looking for a boot in the right direction on the following project.
> I am looking to build an "application" with FS where it will frequently
> check a database and then make an outbound call when a record with
> certain conditions is found in the DB.  It needs to determine if the
> call was then answered by a machine/vm, busy, or answered by a person,
> play a message and get a response back to be recorded in the db.  It may
> find many calls that need to be made at the same time.  It will be
> running on a PRI.
> I am confused as to what approach to use to accomplish this.
> Lua Script, Perl Script, Javascript, Phython, PHP, Ruby....etc.
> Liverpie, ESL....etc.
> Or a totally different approach.
> I realize that there is not only one "correct" way to build this, but I
> am looking for advise from those who have done this type of thing
> before.  I value the opinion of those who have gone down this road and
> would be willing to share their thoughts on a recommended path to take
> to accomplish this.
> Thanks
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