Meet these Twilio-powered Companies in the TwilioCon Community Hall

We’re excited to introduce several great companies with Twilio-powered solutions who will be joining us in the Community Hall at TwilioCon 2012. The Community Hall will be open during conference hours on October 17th and 18th. It’s not too late to register for TwilioCon and learn about their solutions in person next week. Here’s a sneak peak at the who you’ll find in the Community Hall: Call Tracking… Read More

Get Started with Twilio Voice: Record Caller’s Voice Screencast

In the fourth installment of Twilio’s Voice Quickstart Series, we introduce you to the <Record> verb. This walkthrough shows you how to set up an interactive IVR so your caller can be connected to another number, as demonstrated in the previous screencast, or record a message that will be played back to them. When your caller records a message it will be hosted in a php doc and… Read More

Building a Real-time SMS Voting App Part 1: Node.js & CouchDB

This is the first in a multi-part series of blog posts on building a real-time SMS and voice voting application using Node.js. In part one, we will create the Node.js application, set-up the CouchDB database and connect everything to Twilio so that we can process votes via SMS. A few months ago, I was attending Startup Weekend GOV in Seattle where Twilio was a sponsor. I… Read More

Calling all Java developers – Making voice calls and sending SMS messages with Java

Did you know that Twilio offers helper libraries in a variety of programming languages to simplify the process of connecting your web application to Twilio? Java developers can use the Twilio Java Library to simplify making calls to the Twilio REST API, as well as generation of TwiML responses. We recently updated our HowTo’s and example code to include several Java examples, and over the next… Read More

Customer Video: Michael Yap Combines Twilio & Joget

Michael Yap, a Twilio developer, created this video demo explaining how to combine Twilio and Joget. Joget is a business process tool, and you can read more about it on Michael’s blog. How did you hear about Twilio? I actually read a post from Fred Wilson’s blog about a demo John Britton did in NYC. It was fun, it was personable and certainly very engaging, so… Read More

New Twilio Developer Contest: Anything Goes, With a Twist! (Ends Sunday 10/17)

This week’s contest category is another ‘Anything Goes’, but this time with a twist. Build anything you want with Twilio and you can enter it into this week’s contest. However, we spend a lot of time talking about Ruby, Python, Java, PHP, and .NET. But there are so many more languages and frameworks out there we wanted to dedicate a week to everything else. So while… Read More

New Twilio Developer Contest Category: Play (Ends Sunday October 10)

Our Union Square Ventures contest wrapped up last week and the response was amazing! We’ll have an update on that contest soon, but now that we’ve had a chance to catch our breath, it’s time for a new contest category. We’ve been so focused on businesses and startups and work, work, work lately that I thought we should lighten things up. That brings us to this… Read More

Guest Post: Albert Wenger on the Union Square Ventures Contest

We’ve partnered with Union Square Ventures, who are investors in Twilio, to give one developer the opportunity to travel to New York City to meet with Fred Wilson, Albert Wenger, and Brad Burnham.  The three partners of Union Square Ventures will help us decide who should win this contest, and submissions are due by 11:59pm Pacific Time on Monday, September 27th.  Learn more and submit your… Read More