AGI sample – currency converter using web service

Bellow is an AGI sample to convert currency using a web service:

Step 1) create an extension in /etc/asterisk/extensions_custom.conf

[ext-local-custom]
exten => *777,1,AGI(currency.php)
exten => *777,n,hangup()

Step 2) Create currency.php in /var/lib/asterisk/agi-bin

#!/usr/bin/php -q
answer();

//fetch the web service and store the result into $curr
$fromCurrency="USD";
$toCurrency="MYR";
$res=file_get_contents("http://www.webservicex.com/CurrencyConvertor.asmx/ConversionRate?FromCurrency=$fromCurrency&ToCurrency=$toCurrency");
$xml = new SimpleXMLElement($res);
$curr=$xml[0];

$agi->text2wav("Currency rate from $fromCurrency to $toCurrency is");
$agi->say_number($curr);
$agi->text2wav("Thank you");
$agi->hangup();
?>
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