New Contest - Twilio for Salesforce with Appirio

twilioTwilio just announced a new developer contest in conjunction with Appirio. Thanks to the (sleepless) efforts ofKyle Roche andAslam Bari (both from Appirio), Twilio is now available for development on the platform.You can download the for Twilio classes, components and Visualforce pagesat the Code Share site.

If you haven't heard of Twilio yet, it is a web-service API for businesses to build scalable, reliable communications apps that make and receive phone calls. You can use Twilio for:

  1. Lead Generation
  2. Voice Broadcast
  3. Company Phone
  4. IVR
  5. Click-to-call
  6. Voicemail Transcription

The contest deadline is tight and you must submit your application by 11:59pm on Thursday, November 19th. The winner receives a free netbook. Here are more details on the contest including the submission form.

You can learn more about Twilio and then sign up for a free account to get started. They have really good documentation with alot of sample code to get you up and running.

I signed up for a Free account and am going to build a telephone hot-line for our Foster Parent Association. What are you going to build?