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

Get 24/7 Access to Tutors via Twilio-powered Wonder-Space Mobile

Wonder-Space Mobile (WSM) focuses on developing education-based mobile applications for grades K-12. WSM develops all content in house and is focused on the Android platform for the 2011-2012 academic year. Currently, they are contracted in Texas and Michigan to work with low performing schools to improve their academic skill levels. Students access the content via web and Android devices that either WSM or the school district… Read More

Twilio and Subversion: Have Phone, Will Deploy

A few weeks ago, I heard from Shawn Campbell that he was having problems using Twilio with Subversion. Initially, I thought he meant how he was storing and managing his source code, but I quickly figured out how wrong I was. He had one of the most common problems out there: he works with a number of teams, so he has to deploy a lot of different code to… Read More

Hacking LA

Last weekend, I helped organize API Hack Day LA. While the API Hack Day event has been making its rounds throughout the nation, this is the first time it’s come to Los Angeles. This was a special event for me because Los Angeles is where I call home—a home that’s tech scene has recently been the topic of debate. The day ran from 8 AM to… Read More

Brian Fountain Wins Twilio Prize at NYC Game Hack Day

We met Brian Fountain at NYC Game Hack Day where he built uChoos, a phone-based ‘choose your own adventure’ game which won him the $250 Twilio prize at the event. The event is a 24-hour hackathon dedicated to building games. You can check out the demo adventure “Evil Mountain” by calling (917) 338-3991. Brian got the idea to build this the day before the event and… Read More

Twilio Conference Speakers & Entrepreneur Discount

If you haven’t already heard, we’re hosting the Twilio Conference, our first users conference in San Francisco September 21st and 22nd.  The event will bring together hundreds of entrepreneurs, developers, and business leaders from the Twilio community. Meet the Speakers We’ve got a fantastic speaker lineup featuring kickass developer, enterprise leaders, business visionaries, and Twilio employees throughout the organization.  Whether you’re familiar with one Twilio technology… Read More

Austin Lone Star Ruby Conference: A Stranger in a Strange Land

This week I have the privilege of representing Twilio at the Lone Star Ruby Conference in Austin on August 11-13, 2011. In addition to the opening night reception, there will be a hack space set up to let people see, use, and explore the APIs and even try out Twilio Client live. As a PHPer who hasn’t touched Ruby (or Rails) in production since mid 2008, this… Read More