Announcing the Winners of the Twilio and Box Developer Contest

A couple weeks ago we partnered with our friends at cloud sharing service Box for a mashup developer contest, and we were yet again stunned by the creativity of our developer community.  Even before our announcement, some of the participants have launched and received press, making for one fiercely competitive field of contestants. The communities of both Twilio and Box rose to the occasion with vigor, showing the… Read More

SnapEngage Releases New Call Me Feature Powered by Twilio Client

SnapEngage, a live chat service for websites, is rolling out Call Me, a feature powered by Twilio Client. As a website visitor, you will find a handy web pop-up allowing you to connect to a representative immediately. For a website owner, SnapEngage provides the opportunity to engage visitors directly and integrates with existing CRM and help desk solutions. The new Call Me capability enables website visitors to receive a… Read More

RingDNA dials call tracking, IVR and virtual call center into Salesforce

Years ago (circa 2005) when DemandResults’ founder and CEO, Howard Brown, had to set up a Salesforce-integrated call tracking solution for a behavioral healthcare lead-gen company, he was feeling the pain. To track phone leads from 400 unique telephone numbers, Brown had set up an Avaya hardware switch and tied it to Salesforce. In Brown’s words, “provisioning a new phone number with that setup was a… Read More

MuleSoft Releases Cloud Connector for Twilio

MuleSoft provides enterprise-class software based on popular open source application infrastructure products, delivering an integration platform for the cloud, web and enterprise. They recently announced the release of a new product, Cloud Connector for Twilio, which allows developers to easily integrate the Twilio API within Mule. We spoke with Emiliano Lesende from MuleSoft, who leads the Connector Development Team. Why was Mule Cloud Connect Started? Mule Cloud Connect is an… Read More

How To Set Up a Conference Call Line Using Twilio Twimlets

One of the really cool things you can do with Twimlets is set up a conference call line easily. In this how to, we show you how to build your own conference call line in about 2 minutes using only Twimlets, with no coding required. Twimlets are small web applications that implement voice functionality. Since Twimlets are stateless and all the required data is stored in the… Read More

Announcing the Winners of the First Five Live Contest

A few weeks ago, we launched Twilio Client and a massive contest around it. We wanted to see what interesting Client applications our developer community could create in just two weeks. We were amazed with the results! We saw everything from add-ons that let you dial phone numbers straight from your browser to a 3D game with Twilio Client used for in-game chat. With so many… Read More

A Picture Perfect Photo Hack Day For Twilio

The first ever Photo Hack Day was held in New York City this past weekend and the event made a splash in the city with a killer cast of sponsors, snacks a plenty and nearly 150 hackers in attendance. Held at General Assembly, the 24 hour hackathon focused on photos encouraging developers to mash APIs from Aviary, Instagram, Flickr, 500px, and other image-centric services into… Read More

Congratulations to GroupMe!

We’re popping champagne at Twilio HQ in congratulation of our friends at GroupMe, who just announced their acquisition by Skype. This is a huge win for their team of twenty, the New York startup scene, and the global community of Twilio developers. From Hackathon to Acquisition in Just One Year We first met cofounders Steve Martocci and Jared Hecht at the TechCrunch Disrupt hackathon in New York just… Read More

New Developer Contest: Power Up Sales With Twilio

For our developer contest this week we’re challenging you to use Twilio Client to power up customer management and sales. Use Client to build a call management tool for a sales team, an intelligent click-to-call system, or anything else that helps improves sales and you could win: A brand new 11″ MacBook Air A full pass to the Twilio <Conference> (Sept 21st-22nd) $100 in Twilio credit… Read More