Michael Seid Builds Text Nina, Keeps It Simple With Twilio SMS


I scribble my daily to-do list in a legal pad. My legal pad doesn’t ask for my email, award me fictional points for writing in it, or display full screen prompts enticing me unlock “premium” legal pad features. It just does its job, and I like that. If you’re a developer, there’s probably someone trying to get your email to send you a LinkedIn message right… Read More

Nubitalk Powers Donation Campaigns for Unicef, Greenpeace Using Twilio SIP Trunking and WebRTC


There are no days off for Unicef and Greenpeace. The problems they’re trying to solve, respectively, all over the world are absolutely critical. For Greenpeace, that means fighting for the well being of the environment. For Unicef, that means helping out mothers and children in developing countries. Each organization relies exclusively on donations to continue their work. Their donation campaigns directly impact their ability to do… Read More

TalkingPoints Uses Code As Universal Language To Connect Parents and Teachers


Language barriers don’t exist in a vacuum. Let’s say a parent can’t communicate in English with their kid’s teacher, and that teacher only speaks English. The problem at hand isn’t just a translation issue. It’s a language barrier that limits the parent’s ability to participate in their child’s education, and limits the child’s development. In a poetic bit of engineering, Heejae Lim is using the universal… Read More

Lifesize Uses Twilio SIP Trunking To Power Fastest Growing Product


Lifesize punches above their weight class, setting themselves aside from competitors. Their team of 350 people, provides industry-leading high quality video conferencing to 1,300 different companies and nearly 100,000 users in over 57 countries. Lifesize’s commitment to the cloud, recognition of their strengths as well as what’s outside their wheelhouse, and integration with Twilio bolstered their ability to consistently deliver an amazing customer experience. Learn more… Read More

Building A Twilio-Powered IVR Using Haskell


Steve Kollmansberger (right) is a renaissance man, shipping code and flying planes in the Pacific Northwest. It’s not uncommon to have a hobby or discipline outside of coding, it’s always interesting to see what happens when and how the two disciplines inevitably meet.   With “software development” on one side of the venn-diagram and “aviation” on the other, pencil in “IVR” in the areas where the… Read More

Twilio Talks UK Ridesharing In London with DriveNow, GoCarShare, and More


Everything is on-demand. Tech savvy people are switching from owning cars, apartments, and parking spaces to renting them. The ride-sharing and car-sharing industry has massively changed from this cultural switch. Twilio is helping power on-demand services for companies like DriveNow, Lyft, and Uber. Last month at our London HQ, the car-sharing, car-pooling, taxi and automotive industry came together for the inaugural Twilio Talks on Modern Urban… Read More

Freshdesk Breaks Down Wisby’s Barriers To Customer Service with Twilio


Wisby had the drive, the customer support team, and the resources in place to deliver awesome customer service. But, there were two sizeable barriers they had to overcome: time and distance. Namely, reducing the time it took to respond to customers, and reducing the geographic telecom barriers cause a delay in response. To solve their problems and deliver excellent customer service, Wisby enlisted the help of… Read More

Build SMS Notifications With AngularJS, Firebase, and Twilio

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Christoffer Klemming started out programming pacemakers and ended up a Google PMM. Back home in Stockholm, Christoffer was focused on writing code. When he crossed the pond to work at Google, code took a backseat. But, he still used his programming mindset in a less code-intensive job. “Programming is really a mindset in how to break down big problems into smaller chunks that each can be… Read More

Circly Fights Cancer With Community: Building A Support System With Twilio


If cancer were a person, I’d punch it in the face. But, it turns out that’s neither a viable method of treatment, or a fight that has any chance of actually taking place.   One thing that does help people struggling with cancer is emotional support from friends and family. A simple text or call goes a long way. A friendly reminder to perform self-checks for cancer,… Read More