DOers In Action: Ethan Gahng Hacks The Future

Ethan Gahng is an entrepreneur and web developer originally from South Korea, who traveled to the Bay Area for the startup life and never looked back. We met Ethan at XHack, a hackathon also known as Hack To The Future put on by our friends at RadiumOne. Ethan took first place with his Twilio-powered app, Talk to the Future, which fit perfectly with the theme of… Read More

Get Started With Twilio SMS: Sending SMS Messages Screencast

In a series of screencasts beginning with the first and second Twilio Quickstart Tutorials, we want to continue giving new developers an accessible way to build with Twilio. Today you can walk through the first REST API Quickstart, where you will learn how to make a REST request to Twilio’s API in order to send an outgoing SMS. This is a great way for your application to easily… Read More

Group Messenger Mobilizes NonProfits with Twilio

If you have ever worked with a nonprofit, campaign, or any other kind of volunteer network, you most likely have run into the fairly common problem of trying to communicate with and assemble your team and subsequently running into a wall of complications, confusion, and general lack of communicative organization. How to reach all the members of the team network at once? How to get one… Read More

Add Twilio SMS Notifications to Your .NET Application Logging

One of the most basic features of virtually every application is some type of logging capability. Logging lets you capture important information about the health and status of your application as its running, and lets your app tell you when it needs something or isn’t feeling well. NLog is a popular logging framework for .NET applications, which by default it includes a whole bunch of different Targets,… Read More

Marketing Innovator Finds Calls Are Worth As Much As 10x More Than Clicks

Datalot pioneers the real-time auction and distribution of phone leads using the Twilio API A veteran of Internet advertising, Josh Reznick became intimately familiar with all manner of digital measurement when he founded his first online marketing company a decade ago. After selling that company, Reznick realized that in spite of all the innovation that had occurred with search and display advertising, there was still an… Read More

Build a Phone-controlled Robot Using Node.js, RN-XV WiFly, Arduino and Twilio

Weigh in on the discussion on Hacker News! This post uses the Twilio Node.JS Module and the Twilio Rest Message API Robots have fascinated me for as long as I can remember, beginning with simple circuits and eventually moving on to PIC boards. Luckily for modern evil geniuses, creating basic robots has been made easier than ever by the Arduino and its awesome community of contributors…. Read More

15 Startups Earn a Spot on the DOer Express to the International Startup Festival

We were overwhelmed with the incredible submissions for this unique bus ride to Startup Festival 2012. With so many great pitches, it was difficult to narrow down the choices. We chose the winners based on their entrepreneurial passion and readiness to take full advantage of the opportunities that lie ahead of them. We are very excited to announce the 15 startups joining us on the DOer… Read More

Voice Comments for Box Takes Top Prize in Developer Contest

Developer Timothee Boucher brought some serious API heat to the Twilio and Box developer contest last month with his app “Voice Comments for Box”. This app lets users record short voice comments and attach them to any document stored in their Box account. For example, if you’re editing a collaborative piece you can select a sentence or paragraph and record a thought tied to it. Twilio… Read More