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Tuesday, 11 December, 2018 UTC

Identify Unknown Phone Numbers with Python 3, AWS Lambda, Twilio Lookup and SMS

Identify Unknown Phone Numbers with Python 3, AWS Lambda, Twilio Lookup and SMS

Ever receive a text, probably from an old friend, but you don’t have their number saved? And you’re too embarrassed to ask, “Who is this?”. Don’t worry. We’ve all been there. But today, we’re here to tell you that we have a solution to avoid this situations! ... more


Tuesday, 11 December, 2018 UTC

Sending Text Messages with Red and Twilio

Sending Text Messages with Red and Twilio

Red is a next-gen programming language, strongly inspired by REBOL. It is both an imperative and functional programming language. Red is different from other languages. With Red we'll be able to cross-compile GUI applications into stand-alone executables ... more


Tuesday, 11 December, 2018 UTC

Build Real-time Apps in PHP using WebSockets, Laravel and Twilio Sync

Build Real-time Apps in PHP using WebSockets, Laravel and Twilio Sync

Twilio Sync is a powerful API which allows us at Momentum, an online travel agency, to keep our dashboards up to date with its WebSockets entities. Pairing it with Laravel’s Broadcasting feature, however, gave us the ability to efficiently dispatch, ... more


Thursday, 6 December, 2018 UTC

Using Twilio to Build a Serverless SMS Raffle in Python

Using Twilio to Build a Serverless SMS Raffle in Python

If you’re like me, you drool just a little bit over serverless architectures. When Rackspace and AWS EC2 made cloud-based computing a mainstream reality, that was awesome enough. But you still had to spin up and maintain your own virtual servers. With ... more


Tuesday, 4 December, 2018 UTC

Using Dependency Injection with Twilio SMS and ASP.NET Core 2.1

Using Dependency Injection with Twilio SMS and ASP.NET Core 2.1

ASP.NET Core is built with first-class support for dependency injection (DI). It's used heavily by the framework, but you can also use it with your own classes. The Twilio C# helper libraries are largely static , so you don't have to use DI, but sometimes ... more


Tuesday, 4 December, 2018 UTC

Announcing Programmable Video Network Quality API

Announcing Programmable Video Network Quality API

When the network is the problem, what’s the solution? Most of us have experienced the annoying effects of degraded video conferencing quality: audio becomes robotic and choppy while video turns into a sequence of blurry pictures. This is frustrating ... more


Thursday, 22 November, 2018 UTC

Use Azure Functions and Twilio SMS to know: Will it Rain Today?

Use Azure Functions and Twilio SMS to know: Will it Rain Today?

Will you need an umbrella today? Don't know? That's easy to fix by looking out the window or by using Azure Functions and its Twilio SMS output binding. In this post, I'll show you how with just a few lines of code you can have a text message arrive ... more


Thursday, 22 November, 2018 UTC

Working with JSON in Swift

Working with JSON in Swift

Often developers need to deal with data in various different formats and JSON, short for JavaScript Object Notation, is one of the most popular choices. This is the syntax that the JavaScript language uses to denote objects. For this post, we are going ... more


Wednesday, 21 November, 2018 UTC

Getting Started with Serverless Angular Universal on AWS Lambda

Getting Started with Serverless Angular Universal on AWS Lambda

You can build search-engine optimized (SEO) friendly single page applications (SPA’s) with Angular Universal, a technology that runs your Angular application on the server. And you can reduce the cost of running those applications with AWS Lambda, an ... more


Sunday, 18 November, 2018 UTC

Identify Unknown Phone Numbers with JavaScript, Twilio Lookup and SMS

Identify Unknown Phone Numbers with JavaScript, Twilio Lookup and SMS

You know that awkward feeling when you get a nice text from a friend but for some reason, you don't have their number saved? You can't remember and it’s too late for you to respond with, "I'm sorry. Who is this?" We're going to save you from ... more


Wednesday, 14 November, 2018 UTC

How to Create an iCal Calendar Feed with PHP using Laravel Lumen

How to Create an iCal Calendar Feed with PHP using Laravel Lumen

iCal, short for iCalendar, is an internet standard file format used to store calendar information. Being a standard format, it is compatible with most online calendars, giving you access to important dates regardless of your preferred client (Google ... more


Friday, 2 November, 2018 UTC

Working with JSON in Python

Working with JSON in Python

Often developers need to deal with data in various different formats and JSON, short for JavaScript Object Notation, is one of the most popular formats used in web development. This is the syntax that the JavaScript language uses to denote objects. As ... more


Friday, 26 October, 2018 UTC

Preventing Memory Leaks in Angular Observable & ngOnDestroy

Preventing Memory Leaks in Angular Observable & ngOnDestroy

A memory leak is one of the worst types of issues you can have. It’s hard to find, hard to debug, and often hard to solve. Unfortunately, this problem occurs in every programming language or framework, including Angular. Observables are awesome, because ... more


Thursday, 25 October, 2018 UTC

How to send an SMS from React with Twilio

How to send an SMS from React with Twilio

We talk a lot about sending SMS messages from web applications, but what about sending SMS messages from a React application? There's a bit more to it than just the server-side version, but it won't take us long. Why shouldn't I use the REST API from ... more


Saturday, 20 October, 2018 UTC

Introducing the Twilio Champions Program

Introducing the Twilio Champions Program

This year marks 10 years of developers building and creating innovative communications solutions with Twilio. This milestone is a great time to think not so much about the past, but about the future. In the next 10 years, we want to continue to recognize ... more


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