Introducing Trails (Twilio-on-Rails) by Hemant Bhanoo

With Trails, Hemant Bhanoo is making it even easier to develop Twilio applications in Rails with this library for using Twilio with the Rails framework. Trails is build on top of the Twilio Ruby Library, and has functional test helpers so that you can simulate Twilio calling you app.  When Twilio calls your application, the application recognizes whether it is Twilio calling or a web request. … Read More

Startup Weekend Contest Winner: InstantLoop

Through November and December of 2009, we challenged developers in 10 cities worldwide to include Twilio’s API in their projects for the chance to win Netbooks for their entire team.  We’re excited to announce Voicify, which was recently rebranded as Instant Loop for their beta launch this week, as the winner of our the Twilio Startup Weekend Challenge. Congratulations to the Instant Loop team members: Michael… Read More

Build Twilio-powered call tracking the seOverflow way

Mike Belasco, a Twilio customer and President of Denver SEO company of seOverflow, made an excellent post a few weeks back explaining how to set up call tracking for your business from beginning to end using Twilio. It is a detailed post, so if you’re interested we suggest you check out the original post on the seOverflow blog, but here is what it covers: Register for… Read More

Magic Call Button Launches Simple Click-to-Call Service Using Twilio

Have you ever wished for a way to add a branded “call now” or other click-to-call button to your website, blog, or email? Today, Twilio customer Tradewinds Advertising announced a new product: Magic Call Button.  Magic Call Button pairs branded click-to-call buttons and web forms to add a clear call to action to website quickly and easily. From their press release today, some impressive numbers reveal… Read More

Chris Jones Develops PHP Client Class for Twilio – Thank You!!

I open a lot of emails every day, and my top 3 favorites (in no particular order) are: “you’ve won…” “let’s get dinner…” “i just posted…” Earlier this week I received #3 from Chris Jones (also known as @leeked on Twitter), letting us know that he’s released a PHP client class for Twilio on Google Code.  Chris, you rock and your t-shirt is on its way!… Read More

Introducing Twilio Recipes!

Who doesn’t like a good recipe, be it a great spinach quiche, potato leek soup, or company directory PBX.  Well, our culinary skills what they are, we decided to work on the latter. The new Twilio Recipes page is our place to publish some code for commonly requested functionality, with the goal of educating Twilio developers and giving a starting point for many projects.  Check it… Read More