Seattle Startup Buzzeromatic Makes Doorbells Smarter Using Twilio

As you may have read in ReadWriteWeb‘s ReadWriteStart channel, Buzzeromatic is a Seattle startup that is simplifying the way apartment residents manage the people who have permission to enter their building. The simple idea behind the service is that since you control the buzzer to your front door with a phone, Twilio can be used to make that interaction a whole lot more sophisticated. Whether via… Read More

Open Source Contributions: Perl Helper Library for Twilio by Scott Wiersdorf

Hey everybody, I’m Scott Wiersdorf and I like Twilio so much, I just finished writing a Twilio helper library in Perl. You can make Twilio API calls in two lines of code and it’s small and clean (and the 3 dependencies are nearly always installed everywhere). I’d appreciate any feedback on either the code or the documentation to make it clearer: Join the conversation about Scott’s Perl Helper Library… Read More

Join Twilio at the San Francisco Google Wave Meetup Tonight – 10 Spots Left!

Tonight I will be presenting our Google Wave robot Twiliobot at the San Francisco Google Wave Meetup on behalf of its creator, Evan Cooke.  We showed off our robot last week at the meetup group in the South Bay, and tonight we’re coming to downtown San Francisco to spread the word. All the Details Where: Citizen Space @ 425 2nd St Ste 300, San Francisco, CA… Read More

TWO Netbook Winners in Twilio for Goverment Contest

Not only did we have Twilio for Government as our contest category last week, we also launched our government landing page and Twilio CTO Evan Cooke presented Twilio to officials at the White House as part of the first leg of Geeks on a Plane before jetting off to London.  Check out this slideshow from his presentation to see what we created with Twilio to demonstrate… Read More

Win $1000 in Google App Engine Credit & A Netbook This Week

In keeping with our promise to bring you interesting new categories and prizes in the weekly Netbook contest, we’ve partners with Google App Engine.  This week, if you build and submit a Twilio application that uses App Engine you will be eligible to win $1000 in App Engine credit, as well as a Dell mini Netbook from Twilio. About Google App Engine Run your apps on… Read More

Call Twitter Friends with One Click Using TweetToCall

Hi this is Danielle Morrill, and I’m the Director of Marketing here at Twilio.  I’d like to share with you a Twitter project that I helped build using Twilio in my “20% time”. I was originally turned on to web telephony when I came across Stuart Henshall and his product Phweet, so when Jeff offered me a job at Twilio I jumped for the chance.  Now… Read More

Phone In Your Facebook Status with Call My Wall

Yesterday we announced Dennis Palmer’s Cloud Call Me Facebook application, which enables Facebook friends to call each other with the click of a button, as the winner of the Twilio + Windows Azure contest category of our Netbook Mondays developer contest.  In keeping with the Facebook app theme, I’m excited to share another one with you today. Introducing CallMyWall, by John O’Brien What does CallMyWall do?… Read More

Evan Cooke Presents Twiliobot at the Bay Area Google Wave Meetup

Yesterday we headed South to Palo Alto to demonstrate our Google Wave Robot Twiliobot to the Bay Area Google Wave meetup attendees.  Interested in using Twiliobot and getting the scoop on any changes we make?  Join the mailing list. Twiliobot at Google Wave Meetup 2009-09-14 View more documents from twilio. Want to See Twiliobot for Yourself? We will be at the Bay Area Google Wave Meetup… Read More

Facebook Application Cloud Call Me Wins the Twilio + Windows Azure Developer Contest

Congratulations to Dennis Palmer, who worked right up until the deadline to deliver (just 12 minutes before midnight) Cloud Call Me – a Facebook application for calling your friends using Twilio and Azure. We were impressed to see Dennis (@CoderDennis) tweeting late at night on Sunday as he fought hard to complete his app on time, along with support from his wife Destiny (@destinypalmer).  As it… Read More