Hola IP Messaging! Real time translated chat with ASP.NET, Microsoft Translator and IP Messaging

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¿Hablas español? Qu’en est-il en Français? 中文?Ao idnu Tsis tuti tu’iyia rirzyia iw inams. Whatever your own language be it English, French, Mandarin or Sith, not being able to communicate with others because of a difference in language is a pain.  While we don’t yet have protocol droids able to instantly translate 6 million languages (we don’t even have 6 million languages) translation technology, especially translation of… Read More

Building an automated assistant with .NET MVC6, Entity Framework and Twilio on a Mac

Building an automated assistant with .NET MVC6, Entity Framework and Twilio on a Mac

A few months back I showed you how I used Twilio to build my own personal assistant that would keep tabs with my Google Calendar and call into all my meetings for me. Ever since I started using it I have managed to not only keep up with all my conference calls but also spend more time remembering about the other things I can’t automate… yet. I… Read More

Send Driving Directions Using Bing Maps and Twilio MMS

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Recently my parents bought themselves a shiny new laptop. They got it home, sat it on their desk and realized that the only display port on the laptop was HDMI. This unfortunately would not work with their external monitor which only had VGA and DVI ports. As the resident family IT guy they called me. I could have ordered the adapter, but I figured going local… Read More

Building Twilio Apps Using ASP.NET MVC 4 Web API

This is the second post in a two part series by Long Le, a .NET Enterprise Architect and Solutions Architect at Computer Sciences Corporation. You can read part one here. Long is an avid blogger and a serious Modern Warfare 3 Gamer. Make sure to follow his code and gaming conversations on Twitter @LeLong37, and check out his blog here. Twilio has some pretty good documentation… Read More

Two-Factor Authentication ASP.NET MVC 4 Registration with Twilio SMS

This is a guest post by Long Le, a .NET Enterprise Architect and Solutions Architect at Computer Sciences Corporation. Originally posted on Long’s personal blog found here, Long is an avid blogger and a serious Modern Warfare 3 Gamer. Make sure to follow his code and gaming conversations on Twitter @LeLong37. Some sites such as live.com, gmail.com will require a multi-step registration and/or forgot password workflows… Read More

Intro to Building Twilio Apps with ASP.NET MVC

UPDATE Since this post was originally published we’ve released updated Twilio helper libraries for .NET that simplify the TwiML generation process. You can install the new library using the ‘Twilio.Mvc’ NuGet package and find complete documentation on the project wiki. Last week I had the privilege of presenting “Intro to Building Twilio Apps with ASP.NET MVC” at mvcConf 2, a virtual conference for ASP.NET MVC developers… Read More

How To Build a Group SMS Application with ASP.NET MVC

Since launching Twilio SMS we’ve been impressed by the creative ways developers are integrating text messaging into their applications. One popular use case we’ve been seeing is group messaging, such as the Betwext application built by Jonathan Kressaty which won our SMS developer contest back in February. Betwext is a simple group text messaging service. When you use Betwext, you only have to send your message… Read More