Mongoose Masters the Art of Texting with Students

Many of us are familiar with the data and trends surrounding the average Millennial’s communication style. And when it comes to school, they will do a lot of things¬†with SMS to avoid the old guard and antiquated way of doing things. It should come as no surprise then, that a company called Mongoose¬†is using SMS¬†to communicate effectively with prospective and current students. “Students rarely answer a… Read More

SIGNAL Speaker Highlight: Fun Facts

This is not a drill. There’s less than a month before we are together again at Pier 27 in San Francisco for SIGNAL. While the team is busy making sure you get your hands dirty with all kinds of Twilio products during Superclass and creating a futuristic experience for this year’s $bash, I’ve been daydreaming about meeting my heroes of the developer community – the speakers…. Read More

This Number Rocks, Rocking Out with Elixir Lang

Henri Morlaye is a developer in Leon, France. He works for a small company there that builds tools¬†for professionals to facilitate innovative instructive and training environments at their companies. Until recently, Henri and his team relied on a landline as the main phone system for their company. While searching for a way to modernize, they decided to build a solution themselves with Twilio that would allow… Read More

Add a Little AI to Your Love Letters This Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! There is a lot of love floating around today and you might be looking for a way to tell that special someone exactly what you think of them through¬†the power of prose. If Shakespeare¬†isn’t your thing, Michael Jordan (of Gifted) is back with another artificially intelligent hack that will help you say all the right things today. You can give it a… Read More

Gifted: Artificial Intelligence to Hack Gift Giving

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is coming for us all. Michael Jordan, a mechanical engineer by trade, came to this realization while working as the director of energy and sustainability at a New York City based firm serving large real estate clients. While busy building energy models, Michael thought that much of his work in applied engineering was actually an optimization problem. Eventually, AI will solve most of… Read More

Giphy and Twilio Text A GIF Using RapidAPI

This post originally appeared¬†on the RapidAPI blog by Lindsey Kirchoff. RapidAPI is a marketplace where developers can test and connect to multiple APIs from one endpoint. Lindsey created an API Smash using¬†Twilio SMS¬†and Giphy¬†to text GIFs. One of the reasons that we built RapidAPI is to make it easier to call multiple APIs through one console. No more juggling multiple API libraries! We’re starting a series… Read More

HTTP Requests in Python 3

The Python Package Index (PyPI)¬†is home to almost 100,000 code library packages that help Python programmers accomplish many tasks ranging from building web applications to analyzing data. PyPI is also home to many helper libraries¬†for APIs such as Twilio. Let’s demonstrate the power of PyPI packages by taking look at how to retrieve and parse JSON results from a RESTful API using four different Python HTTP… Read More