The Top 3 Reasons Your Business Should Use Call Tracking

If your business gets inbound leads over the phone or includes its phone number in marketing campaigns, then call tracking should be part of your model. Trying to understand your marketing performance without a call tracking solution is akin to throwing darts in the dark. Why you should use call tracking Here are the top three reasons why you should implement call tracking to get analytics on your… Read More

Twilio and Windows 8: Your Ticket to a Samsung Tablet

Last week in Anaheim Microsoft launched the next generation of Windows-based desktop and tablet applications with the introduction of Windows 8, Metro and Windows Runtime. The fortunate Windows developers in attendance received a Samsung Windows 8 tablet computer to start building their apps on. We thought about it and decided that instead of keeping the one we received for ourselves, it would be way more fun to give… Read More

Video Hack Day Brings Terminator Vision to Times Square

The inaugural Video Hack Day was held in New York City’s General Assembly last weekend. More than 100 hackers gathered from around the world, coming from as far away as Budapest to create a lineup of mind-warping hacks using APIs from, FrameSocket, YouTube, Boxee, OpenTok, and many more awesome startups. As soon as the API demos were over, the hackers quickly formed teams and got… Read More

Thanks to TokBox, Twilio Conference Sponsor

We’re huge fans of TokBox here at Twilio. They provide simple APIs that make it easy to add flexible, multi-way video chat to your applications. Think Twilio, but instead of voice and SMS communications, you have video chat. Very cool stuff they have going on there. Developers can leverage both the OpenTok APIs or their plug-n-play OpenTok Widgets. OpenTok APIs Use the OpenTok APIs to build your app using… Read More

Thanks to MongoDB, Twilio Conference Sponsor

MongoDB and Twilio both strive to provide developers with a hugely scalable,extremely agile product.  MongoDB, built and supported by 10gen, is an open-source, document-oriented database that allows developers to store data in JSON-like documents with dynamic schemas rather than in the tables and rows of a relational database.  The goal of MongoDB is to achieve the rich functionality that is present in relational databases while capturing the… Read More

Thanks to MuleSoft, Twilio Conference Sponsor

We’re very excited to have MuleSoft as a sponsor for the Twilio Conference. 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 recently wrote about Cloud Connector for Twilio, and you can read about here or watch… Read More

Thanks to Vuurr, Twilio Conference Sponsor

Jonathan Kressaty of Vuurr is no stranger to Twilio. He’s built companies on top of Twilio, such as Betwext, and knows our APIs like the back of his hand. When we found out he was starting a digital ad agency, we were ecstatic. Vuurr is a digital architecture and development powerhouse with metric-driven follow through. In their own words, “The current interactive agency model will have you believe… Read More

Thanks To Our Twilio Conference Sponsors

All of us here at Twilio would just like to extend out thanks to our several lovely TwilioCon sponsors, without whom we might never have been able to put together such an awesome event: “Pubnub is a new kind of Web Data Push Cloud-Hosted Broadcasting Service for Real-time Mass Communication [Mobile Phones, Tablets, TVs, HTML5 Web Browsers and Game Consoles].” Yes, we realize that’s quite a… Read More

Thanks to Intro, Twilio Conference Sponsor

Not only is Intro generously sponsoring the Twilio Conference, they will also be extending their services to all of our conference speakers!  Intro provides conference presenters with a simple way to meet and follow up with their audience.  Instead of exchanging contact information, Intro provides the speaker with a short, session-specific code, such as “TWL01” that he can give out to his audience.  The audience members can… Read More