Getting Started with Twilio Programmable Wireless on the LinkIt ONE

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At SIGNAL we launched Twilio Programmable Wireless which allows you to add cellular data to your IoT projects using a Twilio SIM card. The LinkIt ONE dev board in the SIGNAL hackpack is a perfect place to try out these new capabilities. In the next 5 minutes you’ll learn how to use the cellular functionality of this device using your Twilio SIM card. What You’ll Need Before we get to… Read More

Getting Started with Arduino on the LinkIt ONE

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Arduino is an amazing platform for building interactive hardware projects. In the next ten minutes we’ll get our first program running on the SeeedStudio LinkIt ONE development board. If you’re coming to SIGNAL (you are coming to SIGNAL right? – use promo code BSCHOOLEY20 for 20% off your ticket) you’ll be receiving a LinkIt ONE in the Hackpack we’re giving to every attendee. Stop by the… Read More

Hackpacks Shine at Signal

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A few weeks ago we welcomed the Twilio community to Fort Mason Festival Pavilion for Signal. One of our favorite parts of the show was watching what developers built with the swag we provided. As part of celebrating developers everywhere we gave each attendee a very special backpack nicknamed the “hackpack”. The hackpack includes a littleBits-powered 8×8 LED matrix that lights up a small square on… Read More

Light Up Your Hackpack With the Adafruit NeoMatrix Library

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Signal is almost upon us. That means that in just a few days we’ll be handing out hackpacks to every attendee of the conference. The hackpack contains a littleBits-powered Adafruit NeoPixel 8×8 LED Panel that can be programmed to display whatever you can fit onto its display. If you haven’t already read it, check out our recent post detailing what hardware is in the hackpack and… Read More

Twilio HackPack for Sinatra and Heroku

If you’re interested in using Twilio with your Ruby apps but are not very familiar with creating and deploying web apps in Sinatra or Heroku,  the Twilio Hackpack for Heroku and Sinatra is now available. Fork it now. This hackpack gives developers a simple way to build a full-fledged Sinatra app with Twilio integration. No need to worry about setting up a phone number, your application… Read More