Open Source Contributions: Perl Helper Library for Twilio by Scott Wiersdorf

Hey everybody, I’m Scott Wiersdorf and I like Twilio so much, I just finished writing a Twilio helper library in Perl. You can make Twilio API calls in two lines of code and it’s small and clean (and the 3 dependencies are nearly always installed everywhere). I’d appreciate any feedback on either the code or the documentation to make it clearer: Join the conversation about Scott’s Perl Helper Library… Read More

Join Twilio at the San Francisco Google Wave Meetup Tonight – 10 Spots Left!

Tonight I will be presenting our Google Wave robot Twiliobot at the San Francisco Google Wave Meetup on behalf of its creator, Evan Cooke.  We showed off our robot last week at the meetup group in the South Bay, and tonight we’re coming to downtown San Francisco to spread the word. All the Details Where: Citizen Space @ 425 2nd St Ste 300, San Francisco, CA… Read More

Call Twitter Friends with One Click Using TweetToCall

Hi this is Danielle Morrill, and I’m the Director of Marketing here at Twilio.  I’d like to share with you a Twitter project that I helped build using Twilio in my “20% time”. I was originally turned on to web telephony when I came across Stuart Henshall and his product Phweet, so when Jeff offered me a job at Twilio I jumped for the chance.  Now… Read More

Call Redirection via the Twilio REST API

Twilio is excited to announce the addition of asynchronous call redirection to the Twilio REST API.  This feature opens a wide range of advanced call queuing, call center, and enterprise uses.   Using the call redirect API, you can interrupt an in-progress call and have it begin executing a new TwiML document of your choice, simply by POSTing to the Call Instance Resource. This API gives you… Read More

Twilio International Outbound Calling Now Available to Everyone

This has certainly been an exciting week for the Twilio team, which includes exhibiting at IT Expo in Los Angeles where we’re spreading the word about the Twilio REST API and the power of telephony in the cloud, and partnering with Windows Azure for our developer contest (now with an extended deadline), and we’ve also got exciting news for the Twilio developer community. Twilio International Outbound… Read More

Next Week: Twilio at IT Expo West 2009

Next week Twilio, will be traveling south to sunny Southern California for the Internet Telephony Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  While we’re there, we’ll be spreading the word about our dead simple telephony API and meeting with carriers, small businesses, resellers and anyone who is looking to solve for their business needs through reasonably priced, instantly scalable voice communications. Conference Highlights IT Expo features… Read More

Twilio Teams up with Amazon Web Services for This Week's Netbook Contest Category: AWS

This week, in addition to our usual prize of a Dell mini Netbook, we’re teaming up with Amazon Web Services and they will be awarding the winner of this week’s Twilio Netbook Contest category $250 of AWS credits. The category for submissions is wide open this week, our only requirement is that you build something with Twilio that uses Amazon Web Services and submit by midnight… Read More

HTTP Authentication for Twilio – Access Password Protected URLs

If you’ve tried to host your TwiML files at a secure URL, you already know that in the past Twilio only supported GET and POST to publicly accessible URLs.  But no longer! New Feature: HTTP Auth with Twilio Now Twilio supports HTTP Basic and Digest Authentication.  This allows you to password protect your TwiML URLs on your web server, so that only you and Twilio can… Read More

Jeff Interviewed About Twilio at GigaOm's Structure 2009 Conference

Jeff had a chance to speak with Derek Harris of GigaOm for Structure 2009 back in June, and we’ve just dug up the video from the vault of YouTube to share with you.  Jeff talks about thoughts on the cloud model applied to telecom, the evolution of cloud computing in general, who he feels the leaders are, and some upcoming features for Twilio. During the interview,… Read More