Twilio on Rails Part 3 – Adding Contextual VOIP Using WebRTC to Your Rails 4 App


Welcome to the final part of our series on integrating Twilio with your Rails 4 app. In Part 1 we walked through signing-up for a free Twilio developer account, getting a phone number and processing an inbound phone call. In Part 2 we secured the webhooks, used Twilio’s REST API to send outbound SMS and MMS and processed delivery receipt notifications. In this post we are… Read More

To Save The Poet of El Barrio, mGive Twilio and Heroku Join Forces to Launch Hotline

Dial (630) 4-A-Rhyme or (630) 427-4963  to listen to some poems. Text “poetry” to 80077 to make a $5 donation to support public poetry On Friday, February 8, I read a heart-breaking story in the New York Times. Jesus “Papoleto” Melendez (pictured right), the poet and prophet of El Barrio, was about to be evicted. In some ways, the misfortune that befell the bard of Spanish… Read More

Bangalore Gets Down to Business (of APIs)

Over the weekend, Twilio participated in our first-ever developer event in India, supporting around 300 developers in the Business of API hackathon. 37 hacks were demoed, and we were very impressed with the results. As always, Twilio DOers led the way with 25 of the 37 teams incorporating voice, SMS and VoIP in some capacity. One Twilio hack connected a user to a contact with custom… Read More

Our Mobile SDKs Just Got Better: Twilio Client iOS and Android updates

Today, we’re updating our iOS and Android Twilio Client SDKs. In addition to performance improvements, this release adds support for ARMv7s on iOS and x86 support for Android. To upgrade, just download our most recent version of the SDK and integrate it into your app. There have been no changes to the API, so you won’t have to make changes to your app. You can download… Read More

The International App: YooTok Offers Easy International Calling with Twilio

When my two sisters were both abroad at the same time, it was hard finding time to Skype with three different schedules and three different time zones. It would have been easier just to call them, but that wasn’t an option as a broke college student. YOOtok is hoping to make keeping in touch with your loved ones while abroad cheaper and easier by offering international… Read More

Twilio Launches Twilio Client iOS SDK to Enable VoIP Communications in Any App

At Twilio, we’re passionate about enabling software developers to build rich communications experiences with simple, powerful tools, and so today we’re proud to launch Twilio Client for iOS. Twilio Client for iOS makes it possible for any mobile application to make and receive phone calls as well as provide real-time presence information about contacts, using the data connection of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Now, any… Read More

Win a Trip to Present Your Twilio App at StartupCamp Telephony in Miami

Would you like the opportunity to present your Twilio-powered startup to investors, telecom thought leaders, and an audience of hardcore voice development geeks at this years ITEXPO East 2010 in Miami? Show off what you've built, meet other cloud communications developers and bring more attention to what you've been working on at the first ever StartupCamp Telephony on January 21st. UPDATE: Deadline to submit to present… Read More

Hear Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson & CTO Evan Cooke Speak on VUC July 3rd

Every Friday at 12pm Eastern Time the VoIP Users Conference call features a thought leader in the voice communications world, and this week Twilio’s Jeff Lawson and Evan Cooke will be interviewed for the program.  To sign up for the call, simply fill out this form and you’ll receive a reminder call at 12pm Eastern (9am Pacific) on Friday, July 3rd. Even cooler – the call… Read More