On Sat, 27 Jan 2007 20:18:08 +0000 (UTC), Brian <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>On 2007-01-27, Brian A <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I have installed v2.0 of Trixbox.
>> I want to be able to program 'Custom Apps'.
>> I have Googled and all I can find is ready written custom apps and
>> that is not what I am looking for.
>With zero knowledge of Trixbox I'd be guessing at what the term 'Custom
>Apps' means. Pointers to two or three of them would give an idea of what
>they are and how they are written.
> I know nothing about the
>> programming/implementation of 'custom apps' so, what I want to do is
>> learn how to do it so I can set up the Trixbox to do what I want it to
>> Can anyone point me to a source that will explain this, together with
>> a list of commands etc.? I am hoping that I will find something
>> suitable on the Net but I don't mind buying a book too if that would
>Asterisk's app_* files are C files. The PHP, perl and python languages
>are also used to produce application modules. Maybe
>are useful. There is also the Developers section at
Thanks, I'll check them out. I am quite proficient at PHP so that
might help. I ditched PERL for PHP a few years ago., I much prefer
PHP - I haven't done any 'C' for a about 10 years.
The 'custom apps' I was particularly referring to is, on Freepbx,
where you have the option, for example, in IVR, of choosing 'Core',
'IVR' or 'Custom App'. So, if custom apps can be in PHP that will help
but it will be a steep learning curve for me to get to know how to
interface with Asterisk, files to modify etc. That is why I need the
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