Twilio Sync – Public Beta Now Open

Twilio Sync Beta synchronizes state in the cloud

Synchronize web and mobile apps with a single authoritative state in the cloud. Simple math: pay for the time your endpoints are connected, with a daily cap. Now available to everyone with a Twilio account. We’re excited to announce that Sync is now available in public beta. This means that starting today you can share state across devices and between users with Sync’s subscription-based real-time primitives…. Read More

Introducing the Add-on Management API

Twilio Marketplace Add-ons

API to programmatically manage Twilio Add-ons. Lets you associate a number or messaging Add-on with specific Twilio phone numbers. Limited access during developer preview. Today, we are excited to announce the Twilio Add-on Management API. It is designed to help you install & configure Twilio Add-ons from your application – no web interface necessary! Now using the API, you can install, configure, and enable Add-ons programmatically…. Read More

Announcing Programmable Video Group Rooms: More Participants, Video Recording, and Pricing for Scale

We’re excited to announce that Programmable Video Group Rooms are now available in Public Beta, enabling video and audio recording and increasing the number of users that can participate in a Room to 50. Get started with Group Rooms and Recording Setting up your first recorded Group Room is simple: Download and setup one of our Android, iOS (Swift, ObjC), or JavaScript quickstart apps from GitHub… Read More

Twilio Announces the General Availability of Twilio Client JavaScript SDK 1.4

Today we’re excited to announce the General Availability of our Twilio Client JavaScript SDK 1.4. This release adds a host of new APIs and features designed to improve browser-based voice calling by helping you catch pre-flight problems, providing early warning APIs, and gearing up to meet robust enterprise requirements. Read on for a deeper look at these improvements, or get started with the release by checking… Read More

Engineering for the Worst Case Scenario: FallSafety Builds Man Down Alerts with Twilio Notify

You don’t typically find “140 pound MMA dummy” on the list of dependencies required to build notifications for an iOS or Android app. But the dummy is critical to the engineers at FallSafety. He’s not as pliable or easily maneuverable as code in a text editor, but he represents the final function of the engineers’ code. To know whether FallSafety’s code works properly, the dummy has… Read More

Next Generation Node Helper Library Release

node helper library next generation release

Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of our next-generation Node helper library.   The approach The Node library offers new functionality and takes advantage of modern language features. We’ve rebuilt it from the ground up based on the developer feedback we received from you. This release is the latest addition to the next-generation SDK family to add to the recently released versions of… Read More

Leaving A Message For A Rockstar with Python and Twilio

You know when you’re selling out stadiums and want to connect with your fans one-on-one but can’t exactly give out your personal phone number? Yeah, common problem — for Zac Brown & his band. Zac Brown Band has about 1.67 million Twitter followers. The ZBB squad wanted to reach out to every fan before dropping their new record (which came out today). Dialing up 1.67 million… Read More

Is Twilio an ATDS

This is a question I hear regularly from Twilio customers interested in using Twilio’s Programmable SMS API. For the uninitiated, “ATDS” stands for “Automatic Telephone Dialing System.”  ATDS’s are also sometimes colloquially referred to as “auto-dialers” or “robo-dialers.”  And, in the United States, whether or not your messaging program is subject to the restrictions (and severe monetary penalties) of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (aka the… Read More