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Hackpacks Shine at Signal

A few weeks ago we welcomed the Twilio community to Fort Mason Festival Pavilion for Signal. One of our favorite parts of the show was…Full Article

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Light Up Your Hackpack With the Adafruit NeoMatrix Library

Signal is almost upon us. That means that in just a few days we’ll be handing out hackpacks to every attendee of the conference. The…Full Article

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Passwordless SMS Authentication Using Xamarin

Let’s face it: passwords are a liability. If a password is easy enough to remember it’s probably not secure. This leads to using applications such…Full Article

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Note Taking on the Go With Evernote and Twilio – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we learned how to use an SMS sent to your Twilio number to create a note in Evernote. Text…Full Article

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TaskRouter and the Internet of Things

There are millions of devices hooked up to the Internet and generating data, from refrigerators monitoring their contents to webcams tracking intruders. These connected devices,…Full Article

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Note Taking On the Go With Evernote and Twilio – Part One

A good note taking system is extremely valuable. There are numerous times in any given week in which there’s some piece of information I need…Full Article

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Twilio Client for Xamarin – Part 3: Android

In Part Two of this series we showed how it was possible to create a gigantic phone out of an iPad using Xamarin.iOS and Twilio…Full Article

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Twilio Client for Xamarin – Part 2: iOS

In Part 1 of this series, we introduced the Twilio Client for Xamarin and showed how easy it is to add it to your Xamarin.iOS…Full Article

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Pick the Right Meal Using C#, ASP.NET and Nutritionix

Proper nutrition is a topic that is near and dear to my heart. I struggled at one point in my life with making the right…Full Article

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How to build an On-Demand Translation Service Using Twilio MMS, CamFind and Microsoft Translator

Picture the scene: you’re out on a romantic evening with your partner and you find yourself staring at a beautiful sunset. You suddenly think you…Full Article

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How to Build a Meme Generator Using Twilio MMS, Imgflip and Sinatra

When I think of the most hilarious text message conversations I have ever had with my 26-year-old little brother they almost all involve memes. When…Full Article

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Twilio Client for Xamarin – Part 1: Introduction

Once upon a time, mobile application development required separate teams working on apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. There was very little code or…Full Article

Introducing Brent Schooley, Twilio Developer Evangelist

“I need to build a website using Microsoft technology that will help startups in Philadelphia. Would you be willing to help out?” The eight developers…Full Article