#100DaysOfWeb in Python Transcripts
Chapter: Day 51: Twilio
Lecture: Obtaining your Twilio API key
0:00 A very quick video on your authentication tokens. The first thing we have here is the account SID this is needed for your code so make sure you copy
0:11 that and save it somewhere. Just maybe if you have a password manager or anything like that. Authentication token now I'm not going to show you
0:19 that because that is like my secret key. Go ahead and copy yours and again save that somewhere special and that's pretty much it.
0:29 We won't bother going through this SMS Python Quick Start or this Web GUI Quick Start or this Web GUI thing
0:34 no let's actually do this on the command line. So pop into a directory. I have a Twilio directory created just
0:41 for this let's do our virtual environment, get that created. And all we need to do is pip install twilio. So they've got a nice Python module
0:53 for us to install. It really is amazing how simple this is to send a text message. So and with that installed we're good to go.
1:02 So move on to the next video. Let's quickly create our script and run it.