Explore Open APIs for Government with Twilio & Open311 on May 6th

We are excited to invite members of the Twilio developer community to join us, along with government leaders, for an evening focused on open data and open government at San Francisco City Hall.  The event takes place next week in the evening on Thursday, May 6th and will highlight thought leaders at the forefront of the conversation around the vision for open government and open source… Read More

Google Chrome Extensions Developer Contest: April 26th – May 9th

Google Chrome Extensions can help you add new functionality and features to your browser. For this contest, we challenge you to create extensions for Google Chrome that use the Twilio APIs. To make this more fun, our friends at Google will be providing some exciting prizes – we are looking forward to seeing what you come up with.  About Google Chrome Extensions You can use Google… Read More

How To Build a Group SMS Application with ASP.NET MVC

Since launching Twilio SMS we’ve been impressed by the creative ways developers are integrating text messaging into their applications. One popular use case we’ve been seeing is group messaging, such as the Betwext application built by Jonathan Kressaty which won our SMS developer contest back in February. Betwext is a simple group text messaging service. When you use Betwext, you only have to send your message… Read More

Twilio Kicks Off Nationwide Sponsorship of Startup Weekend

We’re excited to share the announcement that Twilio is now a sponsor for all Startup Weekend events in North America.  Startup Weekend is a combination hackathon and business plan competition.  It is comprised of an intense 54 hours, starting with pitches on Friday night and wrapping up with presentations and live demos on Sunday evening. Over the past year we’ve been proud to be a part… Read More

Developer Contest April 12th – 25th: Mashup Twilio with Twitter

Last week we partnered with Boxee to combine telephony with television, and we're still in the process of judging the submissions so stay tuned for us to announce the contest winner tomorrow. How will you mashup Twilio and Twitter?  In honor of Chirp, the first ever official Twitter developer conference, we've decided to focus on applications that combine Twitter and Twilio. Cook up a creative, useful,… Read More

Using Twilio with Classic ASP and VBScript

We’ve recently had an influx of requests for examples showing how to use Twilio with Classic ASP and VBScript. Here are two short examples to demonstrate how to initiate call and send a text message. You can download both files here. Placing a Call via the REST API with Classic ASP Let’s start off with an example for placing a call via the REST API. Initiating a… Read More

Twitter Developers Chirp Before They Can Tweet

Tomorrow, the popular social media service Twitter hosts their first official developer conference, aptly named Chirp (walk before you run, chirp before you tweet – get it?) . In honor of this event, we’re hosting a little party at Twilio HQ this evening to welcome Twitter developers and friends of our company into our new office at 1st and Folsom here in San Francisco.  Come meet… Read More

Meet Team Twilio Members at Events This Week

This week is loaded with great events, both locally near our offices in San Francisco and also across the country.  If you haven’t already, don’t miss our Upcoming Events Calendar and make sure to subscribe to our updates on Plancast to keep up with events we’re attending. Event Highlights This Week Tuesday Pre-Chirp Developer Party @ Porter Novelli Meet other Twitter developers from all over the… Read More