This Week's Developer Contest Category: Twilio +

Each week, we challenge developers to consider Twilio in a new context – whether that is a new mashup, use case, vertical, industry, or something else.  We’re consistently blown away by the creativity and innovation of Twilio developers, and we hope that you will discover the power and simplicity of using our voice and SMS APIs as part of your projects.

Dropio-logo Mashup Twilio and

This week, we’re bringing you a mashup contest category in honor of our API hackathon at HQ in Brooklyn on Wednesday night.  Whether you are able to attend the event or not, we are challenging Twilio developers to mashup our APIs with the API for the chance to win a Netbook from us and a prize TBD from

If you haven’t heard of before, they’re making it super simple to exchange files in the cloud, whether its with people or with other APIs.  Using, the idea is that you can share what you want with who you want and manage those permissions programmatically. has a consumer product, as well as an API, and as they say on their website:

“Anything you can do with the interface, you can do via the API,
so you can develop powerful extensions to the service, or cherry
pick specific functionality from for your apps.”

Getting Started with

We are so excited to be partnered with the team, and can’t wait to see what you build.  Here are some resources and ideas to help you get started.  If you have an idea for a mashup that you’d like to see someone build, make sure to leave it in the comments.

  • Visit the developers page
  • Check out the list of actions for the REST API
  • How Tos and Example Codes

Crazy idea of the day: could you roll your own Google Wave with & Twilio?

A Little Housekeeping

Submissions must be received by Sunday, March 7th at 11:59pm.  You can visit our contest page for all the rules, and to submit for your chance to win.


Do you have an API?  Would you like to encourage developers to mashup your API with Twilio, bring additional visibility to what you’re working on?  If so, we’d love to talk with you about partnering with us for our weekly developer contests.  Please email – and happy coding!