“It’s a Boy!” How to Send Mass Texts in Ruby


We’re having a baby! Sometime in the next four weeks, my wife is going to go into labor. We’ll wait at home for as long as possible, then hop in the car and head to the hospital. At that point begins one of my comparatively few responsibilities for Team Baugues over the next couple days: updating close friends and family of what’s going on. Of course,… Read More

Introducing Twilio CX for Chromebooks: Taking Enterprise Communications Into The Era of Software

Twilio CX for Chromebooks

Relying on hardware to power your communications can weigh your business down. We worked with Google to help free enterprises from hardware closets, cables and clunky desk phones and bring them into the age of flexible, scalable software. Today we’re happy to announce Twilio CX for Chromebooks, a ready-to-use software powered communications solution running entirely on a Chromebook using Chrome OS. There’s no set up or… Read More

Connecting Twilio SMS to Google Spreadsheet

TwilioSheet is a little utility that makes it easy for developers to receive SMS messages in a Google Spreadsheet. I write a lot of simple little SMS applications, but they can be daunting at times. I often wonder if the idea is worth the time it takes to write the code to store, process, and act on the incoming messages. Why not use something a little… Read More

Google Dev Relations Team Builds SaaSy Voice for Google Apps Marketplace

We were excited to read earlier today that the Google Dev Relations team for the Google Apps Marketplace decided to use Twilio for their latest test app, SaaSy Voice.  The team describes SaaSy Voice as “a web-application for handling the phone system for small and medium businesses”, similar to our recently open-sourced OpenVBX project. Features of SaaSy Voice: * single sign on with OpenID  * provision… Read More

Building a Twilio + Google Chrome Extension

Editor’s Note: This app is no longer live but the code is still available on GitHub here We are currently running a contest with our friends on the Google Chrome Extension team at Google challenging developers to build extensions that include Twilio.  Developers have until 11:59pm this Sunday, May 9th, to submit their extensions for a chance to win netbooks and other awesome prizes from Google… Read More

Mark Your Calendars: Google Wave Meetup at Twilio on 10/22

Join us next week at Pier 38 at 6:30pm on Thursday, October 22nd for the San Francisco Google Wave meetup. The event will be focused on Google Wave users, so if you’re new to wave this is a great opportunity to learn how it works from experts.  There will also be several developers on hand to demonstrate how their gadgets and robots work. Thanks to organizers… Read More

Price It by Phone Wins Twilio + App Engine Contest!

Congratulations to Audrey Roy, CEO of the startup Fuzzy Rainbow, and winner of the Twilio + App Engine contest with her application Price It by Phone, a mashup of Twilio and Amazon’s API hosted on Google App Engine, and coded in Python. Audrey is the winner of a Dell mini Netbook and $1000 in App Engine credit from Google.  Audrey built Price-It By Phone, an application… Read More

Win $1000 in Google App Engine Credit & A Netbook This Week

In keeping with our promise to bring you interesting new categories and prizes in the weekly Netbook contest, we’ve partners with Google App Engine.  This week, if you build and submit a Twilio application that uses App Engine you will be eligible to win $1000 in App Engine credit, as well as a Dell mini Netbook from Twilio. About Google App Engine Run your apps on… Read More

Twilio to Demo at Google I/O Developer Conference

On Thursday, May 28th, we’ll be at Moscone Center West for the second day of the Google I/O Developer Conference.  Google has generously offered us a spot in their Google App Engine Developer Sandbox. The event is loaded with Google-relevant content presented at tech talks, fireside chats, office hours, breakout sessions, and the developer sandbox (where we’ll be).  In our corner of the world, we’ll be… Read More