Google Dev Relations Team Builds SaaSy Voice for Google Apps Marketplace

We were excited to read earlier today that the Google Dev Relations team for the Google Apps Marketplace decided to use Twilio for their latest test app, SaaSy Voice.  The team describes SaaSy Voice as “a web-application for handling the phone system for small and medium businesses”, similar to our recently open-sourced OpenVBX project. Features of SaaSy Voice: * single sign on with OpenID  * provision… Read More

Congratulations to Abine, Winner of Twilio's Firefox Extensions Developer Contest

Abine is a free Firefox extension for online privacy from “The online privacy company” of the same name. It is also the winner of our Firefox extensions contest. Abine makes it easy to manage your privacy online, including using Twilio to mask your phone number while registering for services. Congratulations to Rob Shavell and the rest of the team at Abine. Your netbook and $100 in… Read More

Developer Contest: Use Twilio, OpenVBX or Stashboard and Win a Netbook – Ends Sunday August 1st

The contest category for this week is Anything Goes. To qualify, submit an application, service, mashup, plugin, open source project or anything else that uses the Twilio API, OpenVBX or Stashboard. That's the only requirement. Previous non-winning entries are free to enter again as well. The best submission as judged by Twilio wins!  Need some inspiration? Check out our past contest categories for the types of… Read More

New Twilio Netbook Contest: Anything Goes!

Every week we pick a category for our netbook contest. Sometimes members of our community tell us that they want to submit an app, but it doesn’t fit into any of the categories we pick. If you fall into this category, this week’s contest is for you! The contest category for this week is Anything Goes. To qualify, submit an app/mashup/plugin/open source project/etc. that uses Twilio,… Read More

Twilio Resources for Ruby Developers

This weekend at the Social Apps Workshop at Heroku’s new (beautiful!) HQ we hung out with about 150 ruby developers to learn from folks at Heroku, Apigee, Twitter, and Facebook.  Jeff Lawson also gave a talk about Twilio, and did a live coding demo of building a conference calling app that can also call back all the participants. Since a lot of participants are Ruby developers,… Read More

Getting the Most Out of Startup Weekend Mobile SF This Weekend

I’ve blogged in the past about how to make the most of Startup Weekend, and I always find it rewarding to hear that people read the post and put thought into some of the issues I’ve outlined.  For those who’ve never heard of this event before, Startup Weekend is a 54-hour long crash course in starting a company.  It begins on Friday night (tonight) with networking,… Read More

Apply to Present Your Startup at StartupCamp2

Would you like to present your startup to an audience of technologists, C-level executives, fellow entrpreneurs and venture capitalists?  If your startup is leveraging communication technologies like voice, video, or SMS?  You can apply to present here. Helping Showcase Twilio-Powered Startups Startups powered by Twilio have some exciting successes this past year, with Precision Polling being acquired by Survey Monkey earlier this year and entrepreneurs from… Read More

Past Twilio Contest Winner Diner Connection Launches

Congratulations to Geoffrey and Shawna Simpson, who have launched Diner Connection.  The launch was announced Wednesday in a press release by Moxie Software, the company which the couple co-founded. You might remember a Twilio-powered application called Waiting4Table, which we featured when they won the 2nd week of the Twilio developer contest.  A lot has happened since then! What is Diner Connection? Have you ever visited a… Read More

Volunteer Kansas Wins Twilio Goes Green Netbook Contest!

Congratulations Michael Cantrell and Volunteer Kansas, you are the winner of last week’s Go Green with Twilio netbook contest! Michael has won a netbook and $100 in Twilio credit. Volunteer Kansas is an organization that exists to match up people with volunteer opportunities. These opportunities run the full gamut of volunteer work, including work for numerous environmental causes and groups. Using Technology to Inspire Action Each… Read More