This is Your Traffic Manager Speaking – ZXTM, Scala, and Twilio

Today the Zeus Software team published an article on their websites that provides an interesting walk-through of how to voice enable Zeus Extensible Traffic Manager (ZXTM) using Scala, and get started with Twilio. Using these instructions, you can configure the traffic manager to receive phone calls using Twilio.  The two menu options are: hear a node error summary set ZXTM throttling For all the details, check… Read More

HTTP Authentication for Twilio – Access Password Protected URLs

If you’ve tried to host your TwiML files at a secure URL, you already know that in the past Twilio only supported GET and POST to publicly accessible URLs.  But no longer! New Feature: HTTP Auth with Twilio Now Twilio supports HTTP Basic and Digest Authentication.  This allows you to password protect your TwiML URLs on your web server, so that only you and Twilio can… Read More

Announcing Week #14 Netbook Contest Category: Interactive Advertising

 For this week’s Netbook contest category, we challenge Twilio developers to create engaging advertising campaigns using our voice communications API.  Twilio makes it easier than ever before to augment advertising campaigns with voice interaction, and we’re looking forward to seeing what you come up with. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to submit and application to this contest no later than midnight on… Read More

Robert McLaws Wins a Netbook with his Twilio WCF REST Client Library for .NET 3.5

It Netbook Monday once again, and this week’s winner for the .NET developer category is Robert McLaws with his .NET library! Robert also submitted in Week 5 for the open source category, and we are happy to see his submission a second time and award him a Netbook for his contribution to the Twilio developer community. As Robert explains: The Twilio WCF REST Client Library is… Read More

Jeff Interviewed About Twilio at GigaOm's Structure 2009 Conference

Jeff had a chance to speak with Derek Harris of GigaOm for Structure 2009 back in June, and we’ve just dug up the video from the vault of YouTube to share with you.  Jeff talks about thoughts on the cloud model applied to telecom, the evolution of cloud computing in general, who he feels the leaders are, and some upcoming features for Twilio. During the interview,… Read More

Get Early Developer Access to Twilio International Outbound – Make International Calls from the Web!

From the beginning, Twilio customers and enthusiasts have been asking when we’ll offer support for international calling.  We’re excited to announce that we now have international outbound calling (making calls to international numbers from your U.S. or Canadian local or toll free number) in beta, and we invite you to join in the early developer access. JOIN TWILIO INTERNATIONAL BETA Over the coming weeks, we’ll be… Read More

Cloud Management Service Ylastic Announces Voice Alerts From the Cloud

Today Ylastic, the company providing a single interface for managing cloud services via web and mobile, announced new voice functionality powered by Twilio. According to Ylastic, in addition to the alerts they currently provide via email, Twitter, and Jabber customers can now receive voice notifications by telephone. How Ylastic Uses Twilio Ylastic initiates a phone call to the Ylastic account holder when their in-cloud virtual server… Read More

John Tegen Brings OnSite Clarity in Adobe Flex and PHP [Netbook Winner Week #12]

Congratulations to John Tegen, winner of Week #12 of the Twilio developer contest with his sales management application, OnSite Clarity. OnSite Clarity is a new product, but the company has been around for over 6 years.  OnSite Clarity is their latest major product, while OnSite Connex (homebuilder CRM application) is their current application, which has received industry awards. As John says in his submission: “OnSite Clarity… Read More

Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson on the Cloud Computing Show with Gary Orenstein

Last week, Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson and cloud computing expert Geva Perry sat down with Gary Orenstein on the Cloud Computing Show to talk about industry news in the cloud space and explore what Twilio is all about. Listen to the full podcast here… As Geva says in the wrap-up on his blog: We discuss some of the latest news around cloud computing (OSCON, Rackspace API,… Read More