New Developer Contest: Twilio + Freshbooks

For this developer contest, we’re partnering up with our friends at Freshbooks. Use Twilio and the Freshbooks API to create an interesting mashup and you could win an iPad 2 along with a bunch of other great prizes. Since this contest is a little more involved, we’re going to run it for two weeks. We’ll be posting a tutorial this Wednesday that helps you get started… Read More

New Developer Contest: Twilio + Freshbooks

For this week’s developer contest, we’re partnering up with our friends at Freshbooks. Use Twilio and the Freshbooks API to create an interesting mashup and you could win an iPad 2 along with a bunch of other great prizes. Since this contest is a little more involved, we’re going to run it for two weeks. We’ll be posting a tutorial this Wednesday that helps you get… Read More

Congratulations to the Winners of "Twilio SMS for Force.com" On Cloudspokes

Cloudspokes, a cloud platform community, recently held a Twilio contest for their members. They were asked to create Twilio SMS applications for Force.com, with the winner receiving $1,500 and $500 to two second place finishers. The contest had 13 registrants with 5 wining code submissions. Congratulations to all who entered and to the contest winners: Fourth place: Techtrekker Third place: Kenji776 Second place: chriswoolcott and clintslee First place:… Read More

How to Send Twilio SMS Messages Using Python on Google App Engine

Alex Swan, one of the awesome developers in our community put up a great screencast that shows you how to send text messages using the Twilio SMS API in Python. It guides you through setting up your Google App Engine environment, and walks you through writing all the Python code to send a text message containing a random deep though from Jack Handey. Check it out:… Read More

Isidorey Uses Twilio to Power Smart Pill Packages for Stora Enso

  Isidorey is a device cloud solutions provider that allows embedded devices to connect to the cloud using their platform. They provide a set of tools and APIs that enable device manufacturers to build highly secure, scalable, and connected business applications easily. Isidorey used Twilio for Stora Enso, a global packaging, paper and wood products company, to create a connected pill package that sends compliance information to the Isidorey… Read More

Joinable.org Launches at TechCrunch Disrupt

Twilio has set up a temporary office in New York City for TechCrunch Disrupt this weekend, and for the rest of the week.  We’re excited to see what people have been building with our API, and we’ll be featuring all the Twilio-powered apps we can find while we’re here.  If you’re at Disrupt and use Twilio in your company, please drop a note to danielle@twilio.com Joinable.org… Read More

Getting Started with Twilio and Node.js

See the most updated version of this post and our new Node.js module here. Node.js is one of the most talked about frameworks in the web development community since Rails. While still very young, node is being hailed as fast, highly-scalable and efficient. The reason for this is due to node’s event-driven, non-blocking I/O structure. One of the reasons we’re so psyched about node.js is that… Read More

ContestFM Uses Twilio To Help Radio Stations Run Better Call-In Contests

You know the deal, you’re in your car listening to the radio station and you hear that they’re giving away sold out concert tickets to the 100th caller. You start dialing only to hear the frustrating busy signal. The lines are overloaded and so are the folks staffing the phone at the radio station. The AppSmithy team decided to use Twilio to change all that. By… Read More