Using SQL to Build a Voice Broadcast Application with Twilio

Austin Henderson is a developer and DOer, with a passion about designing for efficiency, redundancy and integrity in every feasible situation. Below is a detailed description on how to build a voice broadcast app using SQL and powered by Twilio. Austin is the developer behind the projects twiSQL and twiCLI, the post below was originally posted on his blog here. Using SQL Server to Conduct Telephone… Read More

Twilio for .NET Developers Part 6: Creating SMS & Voice Application Flows using ASP.NET Web Forms

This is a series of blog posts that introduce and walk you through using the different.NET Helper Libraries that Twilio provides. These libraries simplify using the Twilio REST API for .NET developers, and provide as set of utilities that make it easy to work with TwiML and Twilio Client. Take a look at part one,two, three,  four, and five of the series. Creating SMS and Voice Application Flows using ASP.NET Web Forms So far in this… Read More

Add Twilio SMS Messaging to your Rails App

Check out Carter Rabasa’s updated post “Integrating Twilio With Your Rails 4 App” on our blog here. Please note Twilio’s Sandbox feature has changed. Read up on it here. Below is a detailed walk through of adding SMS messaging to your Rails app written by Chris Rittersdorf of Mutally Human. Chris is an experienced developer who enjoysbuilding excellent web applications and in his spare time maintains… Read More

SXSW Developer Contest: Build an App for the SXSW DOer

This year for SXSW, it’s about getting the top developers to the right places at the right time. You guys are the best of the best, and we’re stoked to launch this contest to prepare for the top Interactive event of the year. The glory and prizes you will score will take you straight to the heart of the startup epicenter. The Challenge: Build Your Must-Have SXSW… Read More

Developer Contest: Build an App for the Interactive DOer

This year for Twilio’s trip to the interactive event of the year, it’s about getting the top developers to the right places at the right time. You guys are the best of the best, and we’re stoked to launch this contest to prepare for the top Interactive event of the year. This contest is not in partnership or endorsed by SXSW. The glory and prizes you… Read More

Twilio for .NET Developers Part 5: Twilio Client, MVC and WebMatrix Helper Libraries

This is a series of blog posts that introduce and walk you through using the different .NET Helper Libraries that Twilio provides. These libraries simplify using the Twilio REST API for .NET developers, and provide as set of utilities that make it easy to work with TwiML and Twilio Client. Take a look at part one, two, three and four of the series. Twilio Client Helper, MVC Helper… Read More

DOers in Action: The OutCall Gives you an Escape from Bad Meetings

Sometimes you find yourself in a meeting that you can’t escape from, or perhaps a date that just isn’t going the right direction. Developer and DOer Abir Majumdar used this dilemma, along with a desire to explore Twilio with Ruby on Rails, as an inspiration to build The OutCall. This crafty web app lets you schedule an incoming call to your phone so you can excuse yourself from… Read More

Founders Get Lean at Lean Startup Machine

I’m a hacker. So when I was invited to mentor at Lean Startup Machine, let alone two of them in a row, I was a bit taken aback. The Lean Startup concept is a metrics-driven process that allows founders to test their ideas against reality. What could I, a hack-jitsu master, learn from a bunch of business development people touting their membership in this growing Lean… Read More

Developer Contest: Be a DOer in 2012 with Twilio and Trello Hack

A couple weeks ago, we rang our DOing bell loudly, inviting our developer community to write new apps that assist with the ever elusive, always reclusive nirvana called productivity.  Now nearly 1/12th into 2012 we were looking for hacks that checked items off the list, cleaned the plates, cleared the lines, swabbed the decks, and took those resolutions into this new year head on. As ever,… Read More