Build Your Own Daily Fantasy Football Salary Tracker with Ruby and Twilio MMS

Fantasy football with Twilio MMS

September is here, the NFL has kicked off and the fantasy season is in full swing. Kareem Hunt is a beast, Zeke is gonna serve a 6 week suspension, there’s so much going on! In this post we’ll show you how to build a price tracker for your favorite daily fantasy sports website with Ruby. It will help you stay on top of the competition and receive price alerts as… Read More

Introducing Message Vault for accessing final SMS and MMS states

message vault of records for inbound and outbound SMS and MMS

Get a flat file of message activity for a day—starting with yesterday. Vault access is free. Available in developer preview. We’re excited to announce a new feature called Message Vault, which lets you access and download a flat file containing records of all your incoming and outgoing messages. It’s available in developer preview starting today. Using Message Vault, you can now: Load a data warehouse with… Read More

Porting a Twilio MMS app to .NET Core with Visual Studio Code

What are We Doing I’ve been a huge .NET fan since the days of .NET Framework 1.1. A number of years and upgrades later, Microsoft turned things up by introducing .NET Core and Visual Studio Code, allowing developers to write and run code from wherever we want without sacrificing productivity, security, or performance. If you’re asking the question, “Well, what does .NET Core do for me?”,… Read More

Improve SMS Deliverability with Fallback to Long Code

Fallback to Long Code

Resends messages from a long code phone number when a message can’t be delivered by short code. Free to use. Available now in public beta. Getting text messages delivered in the US and Canada is complicated business. North America has one of the most highly regulated telecommunications environments in the world. Figuring out all of the nuances and dealing with them can be daunting, but never… Read More

Texting robots on Mars using Python, Flask, NASA APIs and Twilio MMS

NASA has a bunch of awesome APIs which give you programmatic access to the wonders of space. I think the Mars Rover Photos API in particular is really amazing as you can use it to see what kind of pictures the Mars Curiosity rover has been taking. Let’s build an app using the Mars Rover API with Twilio MMS, Python and Flask to make it so that we… Read More

Getting Started with Python, Bottle and Twilio SMS / MMS

Python, Bottle and Twilio logos

Python applications can easily send and respond to text and picture messages using a web API. Outbound messages are sent through Twilio’s RESTful API, while inbound messages are received by your application when Twilio makes an HTTP POST request. We will walk through how to set up a Bottle web app to handle both SMS and MMS messages. Tools We Need You’ll need Python 2 or 3. Although, Python… Read More

Pokemon Faux: Create Fake Pokemon Go Screenshots with Python, Flask and Twilio MMS

Pokemon Go is awesome and we all want to show off when we catch rare Pokemon. Let’s build a quick hack using Python and Twilio MMS that will allow you to trick your friends into thinking that you’ve encountered legendary Pokemon. You can continue reading to find out how to build this, or try it out now by texting an image and the name of a legendary Pokemon… Read More

TTAG Systems Brings Customers’ Ideas To Life With Twilio

Great ideas shouldn’t die on the vine. When a company lacks the technical expertise to ship their idea, they can drop it — or call the experts. TTAG Systems specializes in bringing their customers’ communications ideas to fruition.   “We try to find solutions for our customers,” says TTAG Systems, Chief Innovation Officer, Armen Matosyan. “Typically our customers have heard about the technology they want to… Read More