Victory 91.5 Takes Radio From Hardware Powered to Software Powered with Twilio


There are certain tools of the trade all radio stations use. The most insufferable morning zoo drive-time duos and world’s best DJs (cough, cough Seattle’s KEXP) all drop radio station ID’s. You know how it goes, a famous musician or excited fan shouts out the radio station’s name and motto. It seems simple enough, but getting audio from the phone to the airwaves is a tricky… Read More

Creating Web Components in Ember.js 2.0

Creating Ember Components

Web developers have traditionally had a limited choice when it comes to markup tags in HTML. We have basically been limited to what the W3C defines. As web applications become more sophisticated there is a rising need for the ability to create our own tags to represent regions of functionality within them. There are specs currently in process at W3C which aim to address this need. The… Read More

Build Your Own IVR with AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway and Twilio

Build Your Own IVR with AWS Lambda, Amazon

My stomach is filled with butterflies. My mind is racing: “What could it be? I think I have an idea… but maybe I’m wrong. What am I waiting for?!?” Nothing quite tops the feelings you experience when someone gives you a gift. Our good friends at Amazon Web Services (AWS) stopped by the greatest city in the world for AWS Summit New York in July and dropped some super… Read More

Taking To The Next Level

One of our key values at Twilio is to empower others. That doesn’t mean “sell to others.” Rather, it means you help bring out the best in the people you serve, supporting and enabling them to achieve their goals however you can. Since we started Twilio, developers have amazed us with their ingenuity – building products and companies that we could never have imagined. But something… Read More

Announcing Elastic SIP Trunking API

Twilio SIP Trunking

Today we are excited to add further programmatic access to Elastic SIP Trunking. You can now provision, configure, and modify Elastic SIP Trunks, URLs/Domain Names, Credential Lists, and IP Access Control Lists with the REST API. We hear from all sorts of customers interested in having more control of their trunks through a REST API, but we see the most interest from resellers and SaaS providers…. Read More

Autopilot Teams Up with Twilio To Offer Narrative Clips at Dreamforce


Dreamforce is here (find out where Twilio will be right here) and as veteran Dreamforce attendees know, finding someone in a crowd can be difficult.  Imagine telling a customer of yours to meet you at your booth, but not giving them directions or a map. How would they find you? The same principle applies to marketing. You need a clear plan to get your customer to… Read More

Monitoring Call Progress Events with Node.JS and Express


Call progress events are a really useful tool if you ever need to track the state of phone calls an app you built makes with the Twilio Voice API. Let’s say you are building a dashboard to manage the huge influx of calls that your heavy metal themed, over the phone radio app makes to listeners. By providing a status callback to your web app you can track… Read More

6 awesome reasons to use ngrok when testing webhooks


Webhooks are great! They are a perfect way for API services like Twilio to notify your application of events such as incoming calls or text messages. The one difficulty is that when you are developing an application that consumes webhooks you need a publicly accessible URL to configure the webhook service with. Typically you would develop on localhost and the rest of the world would have… Read More

Code For America Cuts Food Stamp Application Process From Hours To Minutes With Twilio SMS + Front


There’s no good way to sugar coat it. California has the second lowest food stamp participation rate in the U.S. It’s a big problem, and a complex problem to solve. But if there’s anyone well equipped to help the government work better for its citizens it’s Code For America (CfA). An Insurmountable Food Stamp Application, A Determined Team Code For America fellows Jacob Solomon, David Guarino… Read More