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  • By Robert Masson
    5 Low Code/No Code Tools You Can Use to Send Twilio SMS Copy of C03 Blog Text(3)

    SMS has rapidly become a must have channel for all kinds of organizations from retail stores to Emergency Rooms. If you are tasked with adding in SMS to your organization's communication strategy but are not a developer this Blog Article is for you! We are going to explore 5 great options for adding SMS capabilities to customer interactions without having a development team. We will discuss the supported use cases and rate the tools on how complex they are to connect to Twilio and how easy they are to use in general.

    This is part one of a two part series. The next entry will cover five more tools we see regularly being used by our customers. This is not however an exhaustive list! Twilio is part of a very large and growing ecosystem of tools that make it easy to craft the kind of customer experience that will delight …

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  • By Dainyl Cua
    Configure a Proxy Number with Delivery Instructions using No Code Configure a Proxy Number with Delivery Instructions using No Code

    Keeping personal information private is as important as ever, since information thievery and unwanted contact (content warning: harassment, sexual harassment) have become more common. When ordering food online, however, keeping your information private can be difficult.

    For example, your driver may need to contact you regarding changes to your order or if they need help getting directions to your door. Instead of giving out your personal number to the delivery app, why not give a proxy number that can provide all that information instead?

    In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to configure a proxy number that will provide delivery instructions with Twilio’s no-code solution, Twilio Studio! You’ll be serving up a menu that delivery drivers can interact with to get a gate code, directions to your place, and to call you (via a proxy number) in case there’s a change to your order.

    Prerequisites

    For this tutorial, you will …

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  • By Ashley Boucher
    Send a GIF the No-Code Way with Twilio Studio Copy of C03 Blog Text (3)

    In this article you’ll learn how to respond to any incoming text messages sent to your Twilio phone number with a GIF using a no-code solution called Twilio Studio.

    Twilio Studio allows you to create all kinds of communication apps. Studio works by providing a blank canvas where you can drag and drop configurable widgets that handle different tasks. You can connect these widgets together to create application flows, or simply: apps!

    Prerequisites

    To get started with this tutorial, you’ll need the following:

    Create a Studio flow

    Navigate to the Studio Flows section of your Twilio Console.

    To create a new flow, click the blue + button toward the top left of the screen. If you’ve never created a Studio flow before, your button will …

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  • By Ashley Boucher
    Automatically Forward Text Messages with No Code Using Twilio Studio Copy of C03 Blog Text (2)

    This article explains how to forward any incoming text messages sent to your Twilio phone number to another number automatically using a no-code solution called Twilio Studio.

    Twilio Studio allows you to create all kinds of communication apps. Studio works by providing a blank canvas where you can drag and drop configurable widgets that handle different tasks. You can connect these widgets together to create application flows.

    Prerequisites

    To get started with this tutorial, you’ll need the following:

    Create a Studio flow

    Navigate to the Studio Flows section of your Twilio Console.

    To create a new flow, click the blue + button toward the top left of the screen. If you’ve never created a Studio flow before, your button will say Create new Flow. …

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  • By Jesse Sumrak
    Complete Guide to No-Code Apps (Tools, Tips, & Platforms) Complete Guide to No-Code Apps Tools, Tips, & Platforms

    Once upon a time, you had to hire a developer to build everything from your website to your mobile app. Now, thanks to the evolution of no-code and low-code software, anyone who wants to build a digital product or service can become a citizen developer.

    No-code apps and platforms give entrepreneurs a level-playing ground for building mobile, web, and business applications. Whether businesses need to build custom in-house solutions or SaaS apps, no-code tools can get the job done.

    Below, we'll walk you through everything you need to know about no code. We'll answer "what is no code," highlight nuances between no code and low code, and show you a few of our favorite no-code app builders.

    What is no code?

    No-code app platforms empower you to build apps through a user-friendly interface. This could be click-and-choose, drag-and-drop, or WYSIWYG app builders—the important factor is that it requires no code. …

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  • By Nathaniel Okenwa
    4 Möglichkeiten, Node.js Code zu planen 4 Möglichkeiten, Node.js Code zu planen


    Hallo und Danke fürs Lesen! Dieser Blogpost ist eine Übersetzung von 4 ways to schedule Node.js code. Während wir unsere Übersetzungsprozesse verbessern, würden wir uns über Dein Feedback an help@twilio.com freuen, solltest Du etwas bemerken, was falsch übersetzt wurde. Wir bedanken uns für hilfreiche Beiträge mit Twilio Swag :)

    Musstest du jemals geplante Aufgaben mit JavaScript ausführen? Ich versuche ständig, Wege zu finden, um sich wiederholende Aufgaben zu automatisieren, und die Kraft des Codes ist äußerst nützlich, um mich von der mentalen Belastung vieler dieser monotonen Aufgaben zu befreien. Außerdem müssen viele Anwendungen regelmäßig wichtige Aufgaben ausführen, z. B. Verwaltung, Systemwartung, tägliche Sicherungen oder sogar das Senden von E-Mails oder anderen Mitteilungen. Hier kommt cron ins Spiel!

    Cron-Ausdrücke

    Mit Cron werden zeitbasierte Jobs geplant, so dass sie zu einem bestimmten Datum oder einer bestimmten Uhrzeit automatisch ausgeführt werden können. Cron-Ausdrücke sind Zeichenfolgen, mit denen der Zeitplan definiert wird, nach …

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  • By Bharat Murali
    Launch Your First Twilio Segment App with No Code: Don’t Miss a Single Customer Win No Code Segment Integration CodeExchange

    Back in October, we released Quick Deploy apps in Beta – providing easy-to-configure applications that let you launch a Twilio project with no code. It wasn’t much later that we welcomed Segment to the Twilio family.

    Today, we're excited to announce our very first Twilio-Segment app in Twilio’s CodeExchange.

    Who should use the Twilio Segment Quick Deploy App

    If you own or run a business, understanding your customers deeply is critical to your success. Knowing who your customers are and reacting to their actions and needs are difficult tasks to accomplish in the digital world without adding needless friction. Engaging with the customer at the right time is essential.

    This is where Segment and Twilio come in. Segment allows you to observe and understand your customers while Twilio provides you with the channels to engage with them at the right time – and in the right medium.

    This Quick …

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  • By Laura Schaffer
    Announcing Quick Deploy, Now in Beta: Launch Twilio Apps Without Code Quick Deploy launch banner

    Earlier this year, we introduced Twilio CodeExchange, a searchable directory of customizable code samples to help developers rapidly prototype. Today, we’re excited to share a new CodeExchange feature called Quick Deploy, now in beta, which will enable builders of all kinds to launch these Twilio apps with no code required.

    Simply select the use case you’d like to deploy from our list of Quick Deploy supported apps, fill out a few form fields or get a phone number to customize your app, and hit “deploy” to launch an instantly working Twilio app.

    What’s available today with Quick Deploy?

    Today, Quick Deploy is supported across several CodeExchange apps that use our popular products.

    You can create instantly working prototypes across our products such as SMS, Voice, Video, Email, and Verify. It’s a great way to experiment with what is possible with Twilio, especially …

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  • By Nathaniel Okenwa
    4 ways to schedule Node.js code 4 ways to schedule Node.js code

    Have you ever needed to run some sort of scheduled tasks with JavaScript? I am constantly trying to find ways to automate repetitive tasks and the power of code is extremely useful in offloading the mental burden of a lot of these monotonous tasks. Also many applications need to run important tasks on a regular basis such as administration, system maintenance, daily backups or even sending emails or other communications. This is where cron steps in!

    Cron Expressions

    Cron is used to schedule time-based jobs, enabling them to run automatically at a certain date or time. Cron expressions are strings used to define the schedule upon which a task should be executed. Here is a link to help you build your own Cron expressions. Let’s say I wanted to schedule a Node.js script to run every morning at 9am. My cron expression would look something like this:

    0 0 …

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  • By Aymen Naim
    Announcing Twilio Client JS SDK 1.7 GA with Opus Codec Support and Codec Preference API Programmable Voice iOS SDK

    We’re excited to announce the General Availability of Twilio Client JS 1.7. With this release, Opus, a highly performant codec delivering better audio quality in various network environments, is now supported through the new Codec Preference API.

    Compared to G.711 (PCMU), the other codec currently supported by Twilio Client JS, Opus delivers a superior voice quality at less than half the bandwidth (around 40kb/s as opposed to 80kb/s). We highly recommend enabling Opus in your applications to deliver this superior voice quality to your users.

    Please refer to our changelog to find download instructions and API documentation.

    Getting the Release and Upgrade Path

    Upgrading from 1.3, 1.4, 1.5 and 1.6 is super simple. There are no breaking changes and it’s a matter of updating your twilio.js.

    CDN URL

    https://media.twiliocdn.com/sdk/js/client/v1.7/twilio.min.js

    https://media.twiliocdn.com/sdk/js/client/v1.7/twilio.js

    NPM

    npm install --save twilio-client@^1.7.0
    
    

    Codec Preference API

    The Codec Preference API is a new and simple API that allows …

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