The Twilio Ruby Helper Library is a gem that allows Ruby developers to issue requests to the Twilio API and generate TwiML. Quickstart tutorials are available to help developers get started with the library.
Twilio, which provides a cloud API for voice and SMS communications, has announced a price reduction for all incoming and outgoing SMS. The blog post announced that with immediate effect, all incoming and outgoing SMS will be charged $0.02 per message, a reduction of 33% from the original $0.03 per message. The new pricing is applicable for both existing and new customers of Twilio.
The marriage of Internet and Telephony has seen tremendous activity over the last year with several products allowing you to create telephony applications. Creating interactive voice response (IVR) applications has been difficult in the past, but with several cloud offerings, developers are being spoiled with choices. QuickFuse, an offering from telephony provider Plum Voice, is no exception.
The phone isn't dead yet. And vanity toll free numbers, which use words to be memorable, are something even small businesses can now afford. And now you can search them via an API--and make money when your users reserve a number.