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Twilio on Rails – Integrating Twilio With Your Rails 4 App

In this blog post I’m going to walk you through the basics of integrating Twilio with your Rails 4 application. We’ll cover signing-up for Twilio,…Full Article

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Votr Part 5: AngularJS and CRUD Using RESTful APIs

Join the conversation on Reddit! This is the fifth and final part in a series of blog posts about building a real-time SMS and voice…Full Article

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Shipping a Developer Week

Last year I wrote a blog post about shipping my first conference. I attended dozens of conferences prior to that and it was shocking how…Full Article

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Votr Part 4: AngularJS and Authentication with CouchDB

This is the fourth part in a series of blog posts about building a real-time SMS and voice voting application using Node.js. In part one,…Full Article

Seattle Hacks – Using Github Pages and Jekyll To Finally Create The Noiseless Hacker Calendar

After about a year of working for Twilio as a Developer Evangelist in Seattle, I was still having trouble answering simple, recurring questions: What are…Full Article

Building a Real-time SMS Voting App Part 3: Scaling Node.js and CouchDB

This tutorial uses the Twilio Node.JS Module and the Twilio Rest Message API This is the third in a multi-part series of blog posts on…Full Article

Building a Real-time SMS Voting App Part 2: Socket.io and Highcharts.js

This is the second in a multi-part series of blog posts on building a real-time SMS voting application using Node.js. In part one, we created…Full Article

Shipping a Conference – CascadiaJS

Join the conversation on Hacker News! Back in July, someone named Troy Howard sent me a tweet. I didn’t know him personally, but I knew…Full Article

Building a Real-time SMS Voting App Part 1: Node.js & CouchDB

This is the first in a multi-part series of blog posts on building a real-time SMS and voice voting application using Node.js. In part one,…Full Article

Cloud Powered Trash Talking for Your Fantasy Draft

Are you ready for some foooootbaaalllll?! I know I am. I grew up in the Washington, DC area and am currently suffering from RGIII fever,…Full Article

DOers in Africa: Empowering People Through Mobile Technology

This past June I was fortunate enough to play host to an entrepreneur by the name of Assane Seck.  Assane is the founder and CEO…Full Article

Twilio Makes a Comeback in Seattle with Office Hours & Startup Weekend

This post was originally posted on the Startup Weekend blog, found here. Carter Rabasa is a Twilio Developer Evangelist based in Seattle and he’s looking…Full Article

Startup Weekend Launches its GOV Initiative in Seattle

This past weekend Startup Weekend kicked-off it’s GOV initiative in Seattle.  The premise is simple: connect communities and governments to innovative and entrepreneurial people.  Startup Weekend…Full Article

Microsoft's Imagine Cup: Student Developers FTW

Last weekend I was lucky enough be a judge for the US Finals of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup.  The Imagine Cup is a global competition that…Full Article

JSConf 2012: Bull Rides & Bacon in Scottsdale

Every year around January it starts.  A tweet gets sent, a rough landing page is set-up and the drum beat to JSConf begins.  JSConf is…Full Article

Behind the Code: HackVAN

Last weekend Vancouver, BC played host to the HackVAN hackathon.  HackVan brought together developers, designers and create people from across Canada to spend eight hours…Full Article

A Hidden Gem: Fallback URLs

When you build an application with Twilio, connecting your app to your Twilio number is simply a matter of defining a couple of webhooks to the…Full Article

Eventr Captures Twilio Prize at Angel Hack SF

On March 3rd the startup communities in Boston and San Francisco converged on Angel Hack, a bi-coastal hackathon that attracted hundreds of developers who had…Full Article

Introducing Carter Rabasa, Developer Evangelist Bringing Twilio Back to Seattle

Hello, world.  My name is Carter Rabasa and I am your friendly neighborhood developer evangelist.  I live in Seattle which (not many people know this)…Full Article

Seattle Entrepreneurs Descend on The Startup Conference

Yesterday I attended The Startup Conference in downtown Seattle, organized by the Founder Institute. This was the Institutes’s first go in Seattle after putting on…Full Article