Build an SMS queueing system using Azure and 100 lines of code


At Twilio we love to help out events by partnering with them to build apps that let the organizers and attendees communicate better. This year, for Silicon Valley Code Camp (SVCC) we partnered with organizer Peter Kellner to build an SMS-powered session change notification system that would alert attendees to sessions that had to be canceled or moved to a different room. The SVCC regularly draws… Read More

Join Twilio and Microsoft at Meet Windows Azure

Earlier this month, Twilio and Microsoft joined forces to make it easy for developers to power their Windows Azure apps with Twilio’s voice and messaging API. This partnership closely followed a series of educational blog posts about Twilio for .NET from developer evangelist Devin Rader. The response from the Microsoft community was eye-opening and we can’t wait to see what new ideas the community comes up… Read More

Windows Azure + Twilio Example App: Rosetta Phone by Kevin Leneway

In this guest post, Windows Azure evangelist Kevin Leneway demonstrates the simplicity and power of the Twilio API combined with the Azure platform.  Kevin is also the author of the AStartupaDay blog.  You might remember another “get the girl” use case from the Azure team earlier this summer, when Steve Marx published the CIA Pickup app and we blogged about his creative use of Twilio. Hello,… Read More

Back to School & Back to Coding, with Windows Azure Extended Contest Category

Summer in winding down, and with the earlier sunsets comes school supply shopping, the last barbecues of the season, and an overall shift towards getting down to business.  But before that can all happen there is one more holiday of summer, and that holiday is this coming three-day weekend.  Azure Contest Deadline Extended to Sept. 13th For those of you who've been looking forward to the… Read More