twilio_mime makes returning TwiML in Rails even easier

Dale Cook is a Ruby programmer that was looking for an easier way to send back TwiML is his Rails applications. Like any good programmer seeking a better way to do things, Dale built a Rails plugin to take advantage of the framework’s ‘respond_to’ feature. Using twilio_mime you can respond to Twilio requests using TwiML in the same way you’d handle other mime types. An example… Read More

DropConf Offers On Demand Conference Calling with Twilio

When we heard that David Berube had launched DropConf last month, we dropped him a note to see if we could learn more about how the service came to be an what his plans are for the future. What is DropConf? DropConf is an on-demand conference calling application — you pay per conference call. The idea is that small business or freelancers for example might only need… Read More

Developer Contest: Powering Up Customer Service With Twilio

This week for our developer contest we're challenging you to use Twilio voice and/or SMS to power up customer service.  You could win a Netbook and $100 in developer credit from Twilio if you come up with the most unique, powerful, creative submission.  How will you make customer service for helpful, efficient, and cost effective? Bonus points for putting together helpful materials (screencasts, blog posts, etc.)… Read More

Announcing the winner of the Alerts & Notifications Twilio Developer Contest!

Last week, for our weekly developer contest, we challenged Twilio developers to build applications using Twilio voice and SMS that power up alerts and notifications, and it's time to announce the contest winner.   If you are looking for the new contest category, please scroll down. Airplane Booking System by Carl Tyler Carl’s Airplane Booking System uses Twilio so that users can book a plane using… Read More

Recap of Cloudcamp and Gluecon2010

Last week in Broomfield, Colorado hundreds of people from across the cloud computing and API industries gathered for the second annual Glue Conference. CloudCamp Denver Over 150 people turned out for CloudCamp Denver at Gluecon. Highlights included over a dozen unconference-style breakout sessions that discussed the issues and challenges of running a cloud-based infrastructure and un-panel consisting of self-selected cloud computing experts answering questions from the… Read More