Twilio Notify, one API that orchestrates messages over SMS, push & chat apps.


Today, at SIGNAL we announced Twilio Notify, a single API that orchestrates messaging across multiple channels including SMS, push notifications, and Facebook Messenger. Notify is now available as a developer preview to a limited number of accounts. Learn more and request early access to be one of the first to use Notify. Staying connected to your customers Throughout the years, Twilio has seen the ins and… Read More

SIGNAL Day 1 Recap: One Million Developers, One Million Reasons To Celebrate


Day 1 of SIGNAL was a celebration of the one million developers building on Twilio. We celebrated together the only way we know how – by getting everybody together, shipping some code, and announcing a suite of new dev tools. Here’s the rundown. Tune in for the live stream of day 2, tomorrow at 9:30 am PST / 12:30 pm EST /4:30pm GMT. Watch it here…. Read More

How to Add Phone Calling Bots to Slack with Python

Make phone calls from Slack using a Python bot

Slack is awesome for text and emoji-based conversations with colleagues. However, sometimes it’s far easier to quickly answer a question over the phone. While Slack is just starting to add voice calling between users, there is no way to patch someone in by their good old telephone number. Let’s add phone calls to Slack by creating a bot with Python, Twilio and the Slack Real Time… Read More

Getting Started with Twilio Programmable Wireless on the LinkIt ONE


At SIGNAL we launched Twilio Programmable Wireless which allows you to add cellular data to your IoT projects using a Twilio SIM card. The LinkIt ONE dev board in the SIGNAL hackpack is a perfect place to try out these new capabilities. In the next 5 minutes you’ll learn how to use the cellular functionality of this device using your Twilio SIM card. What You’ll Need Before we get to… Read More

Supercharge your Twilio API calls with Add-ons


Twilio Add-ons let you supercharge your Twilio API calls with features and capabilities offered by other communications API’s. Let’s add some Add-ons to our account and see how these mashups let us build better apps with fewer API calls. Activating your favorite Add-ons Find Add-ons to add to your account by heading over to the new Twilio Marketplace section of the Console. In this post we’ll look at two… Read More

Introducing The New Developer Experience From Twilio

We’re delighted to share the reimagined experience of developing on Twilio. A new end-to-end experience for prototyping, building and debugging Twilio apps, our aim with the new Twilio Console, Documentation and Debugger is to accelerate your speed with cutting Twilio code faster than ever before. After watching one million developers work with the Twilio platform, we’ve learned a lot about what information is important in a… Read More

Introducing Programmable Wireless. Build with cellular communications.


Today at SIGNAL, we launched something a little unusual. For the first time there is a Twilio product you can physically touch! It’s called Programmable Wireless and it’s a Twilio SIM card with an unmistakable Twilio flavor. You now have access to program every call, text and data packet that interacts with your IoT or Enterprise cellular device. In a nutshell, Programmable Wireless gives you: LTE… Read More

Introducing Twilio Add-ons: Do more with less code

Introducing Add-ons

Today, Twilio announced Add-ons, letting you instantly install partner features and capabilities through the Twilio API. This announcement fits right in with Twilio’s DNA. Being the tinkerers we are, we don’t just obsess about what you build, but also “how” you build.  And with Add-ons we want to make it just as easy to build with the entire ecosystem of communications APIs as it is to… Read More