Twilio in Your Neighborhood with Meetup Everywhere

Twilio Meetups are happening everywhere! Come show off what you’re working on, get help with the API, and enjoy some food and drink with other Twilio developers. Not on the map? Be bold, organize a Twilio Meetup in your neighborhood. Expect Awesomness Each Twilio Meetup will be different, but I’m sure they’ll all be awesome. You can expect to see demos of cool apps, OpenVBX applets,… Read More

Twilio Developer Contest: Firefox Extensions – Ends July 25th 11:59pm PST

Firefox Extensions can help you add new functionality and features to your browser. For this week's Twilio developer contest, we're challenging you to create extensions for Mozilla Firefox that use the Twilio APIs. The contest ends July 25th 11:59PM PST and the winner will receive a netbook and $100 in Twilio credit. Getting Started Building Firefox Extensions Think building Firefox extensions is hard? It's not. Using Mozilla… Read More

Twilio Open Sources Stashboard, the Status Dashboard

Some of you may have noticed Twilio’s shiny new API Status page at http://status.twilio.com.  We’re excited to announce that Twilio finally has a modern status page and not only that, we open source it!  Yup, you too can download the code and host your own SaaS or API status page. Learn more at http://www.stashboard.org. Introducing Stashboard Stashboard is a status dashboard for APIs and software services. It’s… Read More

Join Us for the Social Apps Workshop on Saturday, July 24th

Are you interested in building social apps using Twitter and Facebook?  If so, then the Social App Workshop is the event for you.  Come learn from experts, hack with other developers, and build your next app.  You’ll have the chance to show off what you’ve created and give and receive feedback. Speakers: Matt Harris, Twitter Matt Kelley, Facebook Jeff Lawson, Twilio Oren Teich, Heroku Sam Ramji,… Read More

New Twilio Netbook Contest: Firefox Extensions!

Firefox Extensions can help you add new functionality and features to your browser. For this week’s Twilio developer contest, we’re challenging you to create extensions for Mozilla Firefox that use the Twilio APIs. Getting Started Building Firefox Extensions Think building Firefox extensions is hard? It’s not. Using Mozilla Labs Jetpack, if you know HTML/JavaScript/CSS, you have the skills you need to get started. Jetpack even works with… Read More

Twilio Contest Winner PagerDuty Receives Funding from Y Combinator

Congratulations to the PagerDuty! The company, which launched a year ago, was featured on TechCrunch this afternoon as they announced they’ve raised funding from popular angel startup incubator Y Combinator. Additionally, they’ve partnered with Cloudkick, are launching their API, and are officially out of beta.  Wow – that’s a beefy announcement, congratulations guys! If you’ve been following Twilio customers for awhile, you might remember they won… Read More

Inspiration for Going Green with Twilio This Week

This week for our developer contest we’re challenging you to use Twilio voice and/or SMS to improve the environment.  You could win a Netbook and $100 in developer credit from Twilio if you come up with the most unique, powerful, creative submission.  How you can you use Twilio to help people or companies be more green? If you’re looking for some inspiration, here are a couple ideas to… Read More

Seattle Ruby Hack Night

Yesterday I joined the Seattle Ruby Brigade for their weekly hack night. The event was held at Vivace Café in cozy room in the back. There were about 10 people at the event working on everything from Ruby tutorials to MacRuby Cocoa apps. I spent a bit of time writing code samples in Ruby that use the Twilio API (to be published soon). In addition, I… Read More

Twilio Comes to Seattle

Join us in Seattle on Wednesday, July 14th from 6-8PM at Eastlake Zoo Tavern for a Twilio Meetup. Hello Seattle Twilio’s very own John Britton (that’s me) is touring the Pacific Northwest on his way back from the Mozilla Summit. He’s making a stop off in Seattle to host a meetup this week and will be hosting one in Portland next week (details coming soon). Agenda… Read More