Conferous Launches – David K. Pham Wins Twilio Developer Contest for Conferencing

Last we released ridiculously simple conferencing as a new feature of our phone API, and we challenged developers to take this feature to come up with submissions to the contest. Congratulations to David K. Pham, winner of last week’s Twilio developer contest with Conferous – a elegantly simple way to set up a professional conference line for your business. Interview with David K. Pham What gave… Read More

TWO Netbook Winners in Twilio for Goverment Contest

Not only did we have Twilio for Government as our contest category last week, we also launched our government landing page and Twilio CTO Evan Cooke presented Twilio to officials at the White House as part of the first leg of Geeks on a Plane before jetting off to London.  Check out this slideshow from his presentation to see what we created with Twilio to demonstrate… Read More

Announcing TWO Winners for Last Week's Amazon Web Services + Twilio Contest

Winner #1: Email Center Pro Voice Alerts by Evan Coonrod Voice Alerts is a new feature in Email Center Pro that gives you a phone call when new email matching certain criteria arrives in your Email Center Pro account. It reads a list of matching conversations, and allows you to select a conversation to have it read to you. This is great for people who use… Read More

Robert McLaws Wins a Netbook with his Twilio WCF REST Client Library for .NET 3.5

It Netbook Monday once again, and this week’s winner for the .NET developer category is Robert McLaws with his .NET library! Robert also submitted in Week 5 for the open source category, and we are happy to see his submission a second time and award him a Netbook for his contribution to the Twilio developer community. As Robert explains: The Twilio WCF REST Client Library is… Read More

Control Your House Anywhere, Anytime! David Bello – Netbook Contest Winner

Last week we encouraged Twilio developers to use our service to hack real world objects and control them with the telephone. We weren’t sure what we would see in the submissions, but we were impressed with the entries and have two we want to share with you. The Winner: David Bello – Home Automation Have you ever left the house and then wondered if you remembered… Read More

Michael Ansel Wins the Twilio + Heroku Challenge

Congratulation to Michael Ansel, the winner of this week’s Twilio + Heroku Developer Challenge. Michael created not one but TWO submissions for this week’s competition, which required developers to build a Twilio application using Ruby and deploy to Heroku’s instant Ruby platform. Submission #1: DukeNow – What’s Open Now? The first is an application called DukeNow which allows students, employees, and visitors to the Duke University… Read More

Congrats John Sheehan – You Won a Netbook with Simple Hotline!

Have you ever tried to organize an event for a large number of people, only to have plans changed at the last minute due to circumstances outside your control?  With Simple Hotline, John Sheehan can alert the members of his softball league when inclement weather hits and a game is rained out. As he says in his submission: I’ve built SimpleHotline for the softball league that… Read More

Improve Your Memory with Simolio – Steve Castle Wins a Netbook!

Twilio’s usefulness in the business context is simple: save money on the core telephony activities you engage in for business every day with a Twilio-powered PBX, IVR, answering service, call routing or other solution – at a fraction of the cost. While we’ve got many customers using Twilio in their businesses, we thought it would be fun to lighten things up a bit so last week… Read More

Alex Polvi Wins Twilio Netbook Contest Week #5 – Open Source It!

Congratulations to Alex Polvi, winner of this week’s Netbook Contest in the Open Source It category! Alex built Twilio + Nagios, an open sourced tool that integrates Twilio with the popular monitoring tool Nagios, which notifies webmasters when site and web services go down. How Twilio + Nagios Works As Alex describes on Github: When nagios determines it is the time to send a notification it… Read More