Creating Customer Notifications with JIRA, GreenHopper, Zapier and Twilio SMS

This is a guest post from Nicholas Muldoon, a GreenHopper & Agile Expert for Atlassian, the good people behind JIRA. Nick details how integrate webhooks in JIRA with Twilio SMS to notify customers when their service request needs attention. You can find the original post on Atlassian’s blog and follow Nicholas’ blog here. In this article we will explore how a customer service team can resolve… Read More

Building Twilio Apps Using ASP.NET MVC 4 Web API

This is the second post in a two part series by Long Le, a .NET Enterprise Architect and Solutions Architect at Computer Sciences Corporation. You can read part one here. Long is an avid blogger and a serious Modern Warfare 3 Gamer. Make sure to follow his code and gaming conversations on Twitter @LeLong37, and check out his blog here. Twilio has some pretty good documentation… Read More

Get Started with Twilio and Parse Using the Twilio Cloud Module

Parse is a seriously awesome platform for building mobile apps and we’re teaming up to make it even easier for mobile developers to access the Twilio API through Parse’s Cloud Code. Today Parse introduces the Twilio Cloud Module, one of many upcoming Parse integrations on their new Cloud Modules product, all making it simple to use third party services when building your mobile apps. Mobile developers… Read More

Adding Dependency Injection to your ASP.NET MVC Twilio app using MEF

This is a guest post by Long Le, a .NET Enterprise Architect and Solutions Architect at Computer Sciences Corporation. Originally posted on Long’s personal blog found here, Long is an avid blogger and a serious Modern Warfare 3 Gamer. Make sure to follow his code and gaming conversations on Twitter @LeLong37 and check out his previous post on the Twilio blog.  Being accustomed to writing Mvc… Read More

eLynx Secures Realtime SMS Alerts For the Oil and Gas Industry with Twilio SMS

Ryan McDonald (pictured right) is the IT director of eLynx Technologies. He will be speaking at Twilio’s upcoming November 8th webinar on integrating voice and SMS into your business processes. eLynx uses state-of-the-art technology to provide real-time data collection and production monitoring to the oil and gas industry. It monitors roughly 22,000 systems, relying on the immediacy of text messaging to inform producers of well conditions and potential… Read More

Get Out and Vote: Apps Helping You Get to the Polls

Tomorrow is our election day, time to get out and vote! SMS, Voice and new avenues of communication are changing the way we share information and mobilizing people to partake in one of our greatest rights in the US. Here are some Twilio-powered apps that are doing just that – have you built an app for the election? What other apps are you using around this year’s… Read More

Developers Spring to Action with #Sandy Relief: Apps and Resources

The outpouring of support around Hurricane Sandy is incredible and humbling as people step up to donate, volunteer time and provide whatever help they can. We’ve been watching the developer community jump to action, building apps and tools for everything from local transit updates to hotlines for technical support. New York, New Jersey and other areas in the North East are still very much in need,… Read More

Fancy Hands Brings Personal Assistants to Everyone

Raising kids can be a full time job. Raising two kids while writing a book and trying managing bills all at the same time is nearly impossible. Ted Roden (pictured right) found this out the hard way. In trying to be a dad, a novelist, and a professional organizer he discovered he needed help. But, he didn’t hire an assistant. Instead, he founded a company, Fancy Hands…. Read More

HipDial Takes The Hassle Out Of Conference Calls With Twilio

There’s a popular phrase: “I’m hopping on a conference call.” But, “hopping” may not be  the right word. Joining a conference call normally involves searching for and punching in a series of PIN numbers, responding to voice prompts, and hanging on until the call’s host gets on the line. HipDial is trying to make things a little easier with a simple conference calling service. Four months ago,… Read More