Today several members of the Twilio team are hanging out at Moscone West for Cloudstock, a full days of talks and hacking for cloud developers. The event is organized by Salesforce.com as the opener to their Dreamforce conference, and has drawn in developers from all over the U.S. and beyond.
Whether you’re there to listen to talks, hack, party, or maybe even win some cool prizes, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a rundown of what we’re up to, as well as other cool stuff you might want to check out.
Find Team Twilio During Talks
John Sheehan @ 10:30am in Room 2006 talking about building voice and SMS apps in Twilio 101 with a live coding demo.
Ty Wang @ 11:30am in Room 2004 explores how lead generation works, and how voice can play a powerful role in sales analytics.
Jeff Lawson @ 1:15pm in Room 2009 will be talking about making money with SaaS and the different business models developers should consider.
Evan Cooke @ 3:15pm in Room 2002 discussing what it takes to build a great API.
Hackathon and Twilio Prizes
IMPORTANT: Make sure to register your hackathon project before 1:15pm today (Monday, December 6th)
The Cloudstock hackathon brings together developers interested in dozens of different cloud-based technologies. Developers are challenged to combine at least 2 presenting technologies into a brand new app, for the chance to win some awesome prizes.
Use Twilioforce, an open source APEX library for combining Twilio and Force.com, to get started with your app. The library was built by our friends at Appirio! You can also find them at Cloudstock and Dreamforce this week. Check out this blog post on the Appirio developer blog to get started.
You could win the ReadWriteWeb Data Visualization Award – get featured on ReadWriteWeb if you are one of the 3 finalists chosen
Official Cloudstock Afterparty at Twilio HQ Tonight
We’re hosting a big party tonight in honor of the the first ever Cloudstock, and all attendees are invited to join us at Twilio HQ. We’re located on the corner of 1st and Folsom Street, within walking distance of Moscone Center.
The event is FREE, but you will need to show your Cloudstock badge. Twilio customers can also get on the list by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the email address attached to your account.
Twilio + Salesforce.com Developer Contest
We just announced this morning that this week’s developer contest is focused on integrations between Twilio and Salesforce, so you might even kill two proverbial birds with one stone if you build a hackathon app with Twilio and Force.com, and you coud win a 3G Amazon Kindle, $50 Amazon gift card, and $100 of Twilio credit.
Contest Deadline: 11:59pm on Sunday, December 12th
Learn more at contests.twilio.com
And of course, pictures…