Add Twilio SMS Messaging to your Rails App

Check out Carter Rabasa’s updated post “Integrating Twilio With Your Rails 4 App” on our blog here. Please note Twilio’s Sandbox feature has changed. Read up on it here. Below is a detailed walk through of adding SMS messaging to your Rails app written by Chris Rittersdorf of Mutally Human. Chris is an experienced developer who enjoysbuilding excellent web applications and in his spare time maintains… Read More

SXSW Developer Contest: Build an App for the SXSW DOer

This year for SXSW, it’s about getting the top developers to the right places at the right time. You guys are the best of the best, and we’re stoked to launch this contest to prepare for the top Interactive event of the year. The glory and prizes you will score will take you straight to the heart of the startup epicenter. The Challenge: Build Your Must-Have SXSW… Read More

DOers in Action: The OutCall Gives you an Escape from Bad Meetings

Sometimes you find yourself in a meeting that you can’t escape from, or perhaps a date that just isn’t going the right direction. Developer and DOer Abir Majumdar used this dilemma, along with a desire to explore Twilio with Ruby on Rails, as an inspiration to build The OutCall. This crafty web app lets you schedule an incoming call to your phone so you can excuse yourself from… Read More

Developer Contest: Be a DOer in 2012 with Twilio and Trello Hack

A couple weeks ago, we rang our DOing bell loudly, inviting our developer community to write new apps that assist with the ever elusive, always reclusive nirvana called productivity.  Now nearly 1/12th into 2012 we were looking for hacks that checked items off the list, cleaned the plates, cleared the lines, swabbed the decks, and took those resolutions into this new year head on. As ever,… Read More

Developer Contest Winner Builds for Veterans

Earlier this month CTO of the United States Aneesh Chopra announced new startup partners and programs around Obama’s Summer Jobs+ initiative while visiting Twilio HQ. In the spirit of DOers, our CEO Jeff Lawson proposed a lightning round developer challenge to support the Veterans App Showcase. This event featured a special visit from Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States, and was set to happen in… Read More