Congratulations to Jonathan Kressaty and Chad Smith, OpenVBX Contest Winners!

Over the past few weeks we’ve run a couple contests focusing on OpenVBX, our new open-source platform for building voice applications. We picked the winner for the first contest and left it up to you, the OpenVBX and Twilio community, to select the second winner. But enough chit chat, let’s get to the winners! OpenVBX Plugin Contest Winner Jonathan Kressaty – Applet Scheduling Plugin Mr. Kressaty’s… Read More

Build an OpenVBX plugin for a chance to win a netbook and $100 in Twilio credit

Since launching OpenVBX last week we’ve seen an incredible amount of enthusiasm from both new and existing Twilio developers. Developers are taking advantage of the powerful plugin API to build real value for businesses using OpenVBX. To inspire you to build your own plugin, this week’s Twilio developer contest is for the best OpenVBX plugin. You can win a netbook and $100 in Twilio credit if… Read More

Developer Contest: OpenVBX Plugins

Twilio has launched a brand new open source web-based phone system for businesses called OpenVBX. You can read more about the launch on our OpenVBX blog or on TechCrunch. One of the most important features of OpenVBX is how customizable it is including full theming support and a plugin API. For this week's netbook contest, we're challenging you to build the best OpenVBX plugin. Thanks to… Read More

twilio_mime makes returning TwiML in Rails even easier

Dale Cook is a Ruby programmer that was looking for an easier way to send back TwiML is his Rails applications. Like any good programmer seeking a better way to do things, Dale built a Rails plugin to take advantage of the framework’s ‘respond_to’ feature. Using twilio_mime you can respond to Twilio requests using TwiML in the same way you’d handle other mime types. An example… Read More