Roger Pincombe Wins Our Twilio/Infochimps Contest With Social Contact

We held a developer contest last week with our friends at Infochimps. The theme was data, and the goal was to see what interesting applications our developer communities could make using both Twilio’s API and Infochimps data sets and data APIs. We got everything from an app that reports your Twitter influence to a tool to help you look up valid words for Scrabble. In the… Read More

New Developer Contest: Power Up Conferencing with Twilio

It’s easy to create simple conference calls using Twilio’s <Conference> verb. For this week’s developer contest, we’d like to see how you could take conferencing to the next level. For example, Bridg.me used Twilio to create “impossibly simple conference calling”—just add a meeting in your Google Calendar and all the participants get called automatically when it’s time for the conference, no need to remember conference PIN… Read More

New Developer Contest: Power Up Conferencing with Twilio

It’s easy to create simple conference calls using Twilio’s <Conference> verb. For this week’s developer contest, we’d like to see how you could take conferencing to the next level. For example, Bridg.me used Twilio to create “impossibly simple conference calling”—just add a meeting in your Google Calendar and all the participants get called automatically when it’s time for the conference, no need to remember conference PIN… Read More

Chad Smith Wins our OpenVBX Contest With His Stripe Payments Plugin

Getting paid, to many it’s a forte; to others, it’s the essence of business—making things people want and then charging money for it. But as important as it is, handling payments has never been as easy as it should be. For our OpenVBX developer contest, Chad Smith (no, not the drummer), created a plugin that hopes to change that. Using the Stripe Payments API, Chad’s plugin… Read More

New Developer Contest: Twilio + Infochimps

It’s a special day today for many of our readers. In addition to celebrating America’s Independence day, we want to celebrate data. I know that sounds crazy, but put Will Smith on mute for a minute and give me a chance. Not too long ago, we didn’t have access to data. It existed, but it wasn’t really available. It was either shared on a one-off basis,… Read More

Brian Shaffer Wins Our Twilio/FreshBooks Contest

Earlier this month, we ran a contest with our friends at FreshBooks. We wanted to see what our developer communities could create using both Twilio’s phone and SMS APIs and FreshBooks’ billing API. With an iPad 2, $100 in FreshBooks credits, $100 in Twilio credit, and a whole lot of swag up for grabs, we knew this would be an interesting contest. Developers submitted everything from… Read More

New Developer Contest: Plug In to OpenVBX

We built OpenVBX and released it to the community to share our idea of what’s possible with Twilio, for this contest, we’d like to see developers in the community take it to the next level. OpenVBX has a plugin system that allows you to extend its functionality in powerful ways. There are plugins that integrate into helpdesk systems, and ones that allow you to intelligently route… Read More

New Developer Contest: Plug In to OpenVBX

We built OpenVBX and released it to the community to share our idea of what’s possible with Twilio, for this contest, we’d like to see developers in the community take it to the next level. OpenVBX has a plugin system that allows you to extend its functionality in powerful ways. There are plugins that integrate into helpdesk systems, and ones that allow you to intelligently route… Read More