Announcing This Week's Netbook Contest Category: Windows Azure

We received so many fantastic entries for last week’s contest partnership with Amazon Web Services that we’re still trying them out and evaluating who the winner should be. We’ll announce a winner by the end of the day today, but before we do that we’d like to get the word out about this week’s category: Twilio apps built using Microsoft’s Windows Azure. On to this week’s… Read More

Thoughts on Getting the Most Out of Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend is hitting San Francisco and Redmond simultaneously this weekend, and as a “veteran” of this awesome event I thought I’d share some tips and tricks for getting the most out of the time spent. The Key: Everyone should code – with the possible exception of your “marketing lackey” (see more on that below).  Most people can do HTML or CSS, or can learn it… Read More

Next Week: Twilio at IT Expo West 2009

Next week Twilio, will be traveling south to sunny Southern California for the Internet Telephony Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  While we’re there, we’ll be spreading the word about our dead simple telephony API and meeting with carriers, small businesses, resellers and anyone who is looking to solve for their business needs through reasonably priced, instantly scalable voice communications. Conference Highlights IT Expo features… Read More

Coming Up: Pivotal Tech Talk, Twilio Office Hours & Startup Weekend

Wednesday: Pivotal Tech Talk Whether you’re looking for an introduction to Twilio, or your curious to learn more, CEO Jeff Lawson will be speaking at Pivotal Labs on today for their regularly scheduled Pivotal Tech Talk. We will attempt to livestream the talk on Twilio TV, which we’ve recently added to the blog to showcase our live video content. WATCH NOW! Thursday: Twilio Office Hours Office… Read More

Twilio IRC Chat

Join us in the Twilio IRC channel to get your questions answered or talk with other developers working on Twilio-powered projects. Someone from Twilio is almost always hanging around so feel free to say something at any time. We also set aside a couple times a week for “Office Hours” when we have even more people available to answer your questions. Access via your IRC client:… Read More

Twilio Teams up with Amazon Web Services for This Week's Netbook Contest Category: AWS

This week, in addition to our usual prize of a Dell mini Netbook, we’re teaming up with Amazon Web Services and they will be awarding the winner of this week’s Twilio Netbook Contest category $250 of AWS credits. The category for submissions is wide open this week, our only requirement is that you build something with Twilio that uses Amazon Web Services and submit by midnight… Read More

Valley Curbside Recycling Uses Twilio to Answer Their Phone

We’re always discovering new ways that Twilio is being put to use to help businesses function more efficiently, and Valley Curbside Recycling has implemented a textbook case for how using Twilio can streamline business processes to save both time and money. Customer Interview: Ryan Stewart on Using Twilio Twilio: How did you hear about Twilio? Ryan: On Twitter, I think. Twilio: Tell us about how you… Read More