hello.js

var please = require('share');
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Thursday, 11 October, 2018 UTC

Twilio Call Recording Controls is Now Generally Available

Twilio Call Recording Controls is Now Generally Available

API level control for start, stop, pause, resume recording actions Ensure compliance with privacy regulations Available now for all customers Recording your customer conversations provides valuable information for understanding customer sentiment, agent ... more


Thursday, 11 October, 2018 UTC

Set up a React app with a Node.js server proxy

Set up a React app with a Node.js server proxy

Create React App is a great tool for getting a React application up and running. It's a little less clear when you're building or prototyping an application that requires a server side component, like generating access tokens for Twilio Video or Chat, ... more


Thursday, 4 October, 2018 UTC

How to Build Chat into Ruby on Rails Applications

How to Build Chat into Ruby on Rails Applications

We build web applications for all kinds of projects. If you want to give support agents a way to communicate with customers, or provide your users with a place to share ideas, you might find yourself wanting to add messaging to your application. Let's ... more


Wednesday, 26 September, 2018 UTC

Build and Deploy Twitter Bots with Python, Tweepy and PythonAnywhere

Build and Deploy Twitter Bots with Python, Tweepy and PythonAnywhere

This article will guide beginner Python developers on creating Twitter bots. You will learn the Twitter API while building a your bot and then you will deploy the bot to a cloud platform. The Twitter bot tweets quotes randomly selected from a Random ... more


Tuesday, 25 September, 2018 UTC

Audio visualisation with the Web Audio API and React

Audio visualisation with the Web Audio API and React

The Web Audio API is a powerful browser API for creating, manipulating and analysing audio. I'm no musician, so I'll leave the creating and manipulating to the experts. Instead, in this post we're going look at analysing audio. To make things extra interesting, ... more


Thursday, 20 September, 2018 UTC

Translator via SMS with C# and Azure Functions

Translator via SMS with C# and Azure Functions

Ahoy and yo-ho-ho! In celebration o' International Talk Like A Pirate Day, let's build a SMS Pirate Speak translator with Azure Functions, the Fun Translations API and, of course, Twilio. What you’ll need: A Twilio account (sign up for a free Twilio ... more


Friday, 7 September, 2018 UTC

High Priced Electricity SMS Alerts with Python and Twilio SMS

High Priced Electricity SMS Alerts with Python and Twilio SMS

As a new homeowner and dad of two toddlers that leave every light in the house on, I recently switched to Commonwealth Edison’s Hourly Pricing Program, which means I shifted the amount I pay for electricity from a fixed price rate to a variable rate. ... more


Friday, 7 September, 2018 UTC

Validating phone numbers effectively with C# and the .NET frameworks

Validating phone numbers effectively with C# and the .NET frameworks

Validating user input is important to the security and proper operation of any software application. This is particularly true of data like phone numbers, which are typically private data used to deliver both application functionality, such as messaging, ... more


Monday, 3 September, 2018 UTC

Build a Video Chat App with JavaScript, Vue.js and Programmable Video

Build a Video Chat App with JavaScript, Vue.js and Programmable Video

Vue.js is a powerful and approachable JavaScript framework that focuses on building user interfaces. One of the reasons why I like Vue is because it is easily adoptable. In this article, I will show you how to build a video chat application using Vue.js ... more


Tuesday, 21 August, 2018 UTC

PHP + Twilio + Whatsapp: Would You Like to Play a Game?

PHP + Twilio + Whatsapp: Would You Like to Play a Game?

There are 1.5 billion people using WhatsApp's end to end encrypted messaging platform to communicate. Many of those people prefer WhatsApp to SMS and other messaging platforms. It's currently the most popular messaging app in the world. Twilio is adding ... more


Friday, 17 August, 2018 UTC

Chuck Norris jokes via WhatsApp with C# and Azure Functions

Chuck Norris jokes via WhatsApp with C# and Azure Functions

Setting up a .NET application takes time and sometimes you just want to write a quick bit of code that sends you a Chuck Norris joke via the Twilio API for WhatsApp! So that’s what we’re going to do with the help of Azure Functions. What you’ll need: ... more


Friday, 17 August, 2018 UTC

Re-Introducing Twilio Developer Evangelist Lizzie Siegle

Re-Introducing Twilio Developer Evangelist Lizzie Siegle

I was so fortunate to have the amazing opportunity to intern on the Twilio developer evangelism team last summer. That mind-blowing and fun experience made my post-graduation decision to join full-time easier so here are four reasons why I am beyond ... more


Sunday, 12 August, 2018 UTC

Building an npm search bot with WhatsApp and Twilio

Building an npm search bot with WhatsApp and Twilio

The npm ecosystem is vast by now with almost 750k packages published. Naturally, you’ll find yourself often trying to look up a package you don’t remember. The npm search is great for that but what if you just want to quickly look up a package on the ... more


Sunday, 12 August, 2018 UTC

WhatsApp and Flex in Minutes

WhatsApp and Flex in Minutes

With the recent announcement of Twilio API for WhatsApp and ongoing excitement around Twilio Flex, I thought it might be fun to bring WhatsApp into the contact center space. With just a few minutes of setup, customers can reach your business through ... more


Sunday, 12 August, 2018 UTC

Talking Texts with .NET Core, Cognitive Services and Azure Storage

Talking Texts with .NET Core, Cognitive Services and Azure Storage

Imagine you are driving along in your car and your phone beeps, letting you know that a text message has come in. We all know it’s beyond dangerous to read a message whilst driving, it’s a pet hate of mine when I see people doing it, so why not get your ... more


Sunday, 12 August, 2018 UTC

Improving your pun game with Python, Rhymebrain and the Twilio API for WhatsApp

Improving your pun game with Python, Rhymebrain and the Twilio API for WhatsApp

Puns are awesome and one easy way to come up with puns is to combine two different words. This is called a portmanteau. Let’s build a WhatsApp bot that gives you portmanteaus for certain words that you message it, so you can come up with better puns ... more


Friday, 3 August, 2018 UTC

Building an npm search bot with WhatsApp and Twilio

Building an npm search bot with WhatsApp and Twilio

The npm ecosystem is vast by now with almost 750k packages published. Naturally, you’ll find yourself often trying to look up a package you don’t remember. The npm search is great for that but what if you just want to quickly look up a package on the ... more


Thursday, 2 August, 2018 UTC

Watching IoT Sensors with an ESP32 Board, JavaScript, Node.js and Twilio Sync

Watching IoT Sensors with an ESP32 Board, JavaScript, Node.js and Twilio Sync

Twilio Sync for IoT provides two sets of API to build end-to-end experiences with your embedded and wearable devices using the same Sync primitives used for mobile devices and web browsers. Sync for IoT lets you expand your real time applications to ... more


Thursday, 2 August, 2018 UTC

�� Emoji translations with the �� Twilio API for �� WhatsApp and Node.js

�� Emoji translations with the �� Twilio API for �� WhatsApp and Node.js

I emojis, so when I heard about the new Twilio API for WhatsApp I wanted to build something emojiriffic . Inspired by Monica Dinculescu’s to_emoji Twitter bot and emoji translator I decided to build a WhatsApp text-to-emoji translator. You can try it ... more


Thursday, 2 August, 2018 UTC

Bulk redact and delete Twilio SMS and call logs using Node.js

Bulk redact and delete Twilio SMS and call logs using Node.js

When building apps, keeping the data privacy of your users should always be a top priority in your mind. Especially now that there are regulations such as GDPR, you should try to avoid holding on to data as soon as you no longer need it. For that reason ... more


Thursday, 2 August, 2018 UTC

Announcing New Simplified Pricing for Programmable Video and SLA for Group Rooms

Announcing New Simplified Pricing for Programmable Video and SLA for Group Rooms

We’re excited to announce simplified pricing for Programmable Video and the addition of Twilio’s industry leading standard SLAs to Group Rooms. Group Rooms offers multi-party audio and video conferencing for up to 50 participants for web and mobile apps ... more


Friday, 13 July, 2018 UTC

Building a World Cup Bot with Python, Twilio SMS and Slack

Building a World Cup Bot with Python, Twilio SMS and Slack

The World Cup. For us Brazilians, it’s like the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, World Series, and Stanley Cup, combined, multiplied by 100. For those of us diehard ‘futebol’ fans following the games in Russia from the Western hemisphere, it’s been quite the ... more


Friday, 13 July, 2018 UTC

Tracking #100DaysOfCode Tweets using JavaScript, Node.js, Firebase and Twilio SMS

Tracking #100DaysOfCode Tweets using JavaScript, Node.js, Firebase and Twilio SMS

Two years ago, Alexander Kallaway created an online movement called #100DaysOfCode. The purpose was to get out of “tutorial purgatory” and start building real projects to advance himself as a programmer. The challenge is simple: commit to coding for ... more


Tuesday, 10 July, 2018 UTC

Twilio Conference now supports Announcements

Twilio Conference now supports Announcements

Twilio Conference now supports Announcements We are excited to announce support for Announcements in Twilio Conference. Over the last several years, Conference has become a critical part of everything from managing incident responses involving a large ... more


Friday, 6 July, 2018 UTC

How to do Phone Verification in iOS Apps with Twilio Verify and Swift

How to do Phone Verification in iOS Apps with Twilio Verify and Swift

Security is at the top of everyone’s mind and phone verification is a simple way to secure your application and help prevent bot accounts. Phone verification is a common security tool used when people sign up for a product or give you their phone number ... more


Friday, 6 July, 2018 UTC

Accessing Salesforce CRM Data within Twilio Studio

Accessing Salesforce CRM Data within Twilio Studio

Access to customer context is key to a great customer experience in voice and messaging flows. As it lets you customize your interactions specific to that customer and address their needs promptly. In this blog post, we will walk through the steps involved ... more


Thursday, 28 June, 2018 UTC

Switching cameras during a video chat with Twilio Video

Switching cameras during a video chat with Twilio Video

We’ve looked at how to choose cameras in JavaScript using the mediaDevices API, particularly for the case of mobile devices with a front and back camera, and now it’s time to put that into practice in an application. In this post we will use what we ... more


Tuesday, 26 June, 2018 UTC

Installable Web Apps: A Practical Introduction To PWAs with JavaScript and Node.js

Installable Web Apps: A Practical Introduction To PWAs with JavaScript and Node.js

Progressive web applications (PWAs) can be built to make inconsistent internet connections much easier for users to handle. For example, offline-first web apps like this one that store shopping items locally. That example PWA was built with Hoodie and ... more


Tuesday, 19 June, 2018 UTC

Make Phone Calls with Twilio, Blazor & C#

Make Phone Calls with Twilio, Blazor & C#

In this blog post, we are going to use Blazor to build a simple web page that makes telephone calls straight from your browser with C# and Twilio. What is Blazor you ask? It is a new experimental framework that allows developers to build web applications ... more


Monday, 18 June, 2018 UTC

Creating Mars-themed Apps with Python, Flask, Contentful and Twilio

Creating Mars-themed Apps with Python, Flask, Contentful and Twilio

It’s a great day at the International Spaceship Launch Station in Kampala, Uganda. The East African sky is clear blue, and the conditions for sending a crew of three to Mars are perfect. It has taken years of planning to get everything just right: the ... more