Get Started with Twilio Voice: Record Caller’s Voice Screencast

In the fourth installment of Twilio’s Voice Quickstart Series, we introduce you to the <Record> verb. This walkthrough shows you how to set up an interactive IVR so your caller can be connected to another number, as demonstrated in the previous screencast, or record a message that will be played back to them. When your caller records a message it will be hosted in a php doc and… Read More

Get Started with Twilio Voice: Say a Message & Greet Caller By Name Quickstart Screencasts

We recently published the final two PHP SMS Quickstart Screencasts in our Twilio SMS Quickstart series, and now it’s time to get started with Twilio Voice. These two new screencasts kick off our Voice Quickstart series, providing an easy, visual way to build Voice applications using Twilio. In this first Voice Quickstart Screencast, you will learn how to <Say> a message, which gives you access to a… Read More

DIY Home Automation Using Twilio, PowerSwitch, Arduino, and Pusher

Join the discussion on Hacker News You may have seen my recent blog post about building a Phone-controlled Robot using Twilio. Since then, I’ve had ideas for new Twilio + Arduino mashups pouring in from the community. Today is the second post in our new series of Twilio Hardware mashups – build your own home automation solution using Twilio SMS, PowerSwitch, Arduino, and PusherApp. Last week… Read More

Ooomf Powers App Distribution Using Twilio SMS

Mikael Cho is the Founder of ooomf, a Montreal-based startup building the future of social app discovery. Prior to ooomf, he co-founded 2 startups and graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Psychology. Ooomf is a social app discovery platform. They make it easy for app developers to create beautiful, intuitive landing pages to more easily distribute their apps and acquire new users. We managed… Read More

Twilio SMS Quickstart Screencasts: SMS Conversations and Messages within a Call

Today we are releasing the final two screencasts in the SMS Quickstart Tutorials. These series provide an easy, visual way to get started with Twilio. In the first screencast below you will learn how to track an SMS conversation, allowing you to build some amazing interactive applications. The second screencast below walks you through building a voice application that can send an SMS message from within… Read More

Website Updates are Easy via SMS with Text2Page

Paul Finn is a software developer in Portsmouth, NH and founder of Route 3 Software. While hanging with a chef at local restaurant he wondered if there was a better way than a chalkboard to update patrons of the daily specials. The challenge for the restaurant was the time it took to update its website. Paul thought, what if you could just text in your updates? In… 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

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