Month in Review: Looking Back at August

We're already well into September, but for those who've just joined Twilio or only recently started reading the blog I thought it would be fun to give you a rundown of August – which was a busy and exciting month here.

Customer Profile: The Kingdom app adds Twilio to their alternate reality game for the iPhone, and Derek Neighbors from Held demonstrates how it works in this video CEO Jeff Lawson speaks on the Cloud Computing Show with Geva Perry and host Gary Orenstein about cloud telephony, the platform-as-a-service model, and more.

John Tegen Wins Netbook Week #12 with Onsite Clarity using PHP and Adobe Flex to build this sales management tool.  (watch video)

ylastic-announces-twilio-powered-voice-alertsCustomer Profile: Ylastic announces that Twilio-powered voice alerts for their cloud services management platform are now available. (watch video)

Feature Update: International Oubtound Calling enters private beta for a select group of Twilio developers to test and provide feedback

Robert McLaws Wins a Netbook for the .NET Framework with his WCF Client for .NET 3.5

Feature Update: HTTP Authentication Twilio users can now access password protected URLs with the Twilio API.

Zeus Software publishes an article on how to voice enable their traffic manager tools using Scala and Twilio.

Customer Profile: Valley Curbside Recycling  Ryan Stewart tells us how he uses Twilio to power the company telephone with 20 lines of code.

Twilio Winners Announced for Interactive Advertising Contest Category and AdGames each take home a Netbook for their fantastic interactive ad creations

http://www.pivotallabs.comPivotal Labs welcomes Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson to speak on cloud telephony and we streamed live on TwilioTV

women-2.0-startup-weekend-san-francisco-twilio-powered-app-takes-most-votesTwilio-powered EscapeMyDate (lead by Danielle) wins most votes at Startup Weekend San Francisco for their integration of Twilio and Twitter for getting out of awkward social situations

Two winners awarded Netbooks for the Twilio + Amazon Web Services contest category: Email Center Pro by Evan Coonrod & Ask-a-Human by Eugene Osovetsky

Netbook Contest partnership announced with Microsoft Windows Azure with extended deadline of September 13th, giving developers two weeks to win a Netbook with a Twilio app built on Azure

September – Off to a Great Start!

twilio-exhibits-at-itexpo-los-angelesTwilio exhibits at ITexpo West in Los Angeles, CA where we had a chance to mix and mingle with professionals in the telecom industry, and learn more about the vision for unified communications, which was the resounding theme of the event.

Highlighted Events in September

Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase & Summit

GigaOm's Mobilize: Future of the Mobile Web

SF NewTech

Seattle 2.0's Startup Day

Twilio Office Hours

Join us every Thursday from 4-7pm on IRC at at Twilio HQ to learn more about what we do, ask questions, and meet members of the Twilio development community.  We almost always on IRC, but this is a time dedicated to support from the Twilio team.

Interested in seeing more events where we'll be speaking or attending?  Check out our events calendar for a complete rundown, we keep it updated and you'll find everything from conferences to hackathons to networking events.  Check it out…