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Building Telephone Enabled Apps using Twilio and Sinatra

  • Dec 21, 2010 · 6:30 PM
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Headliner: Ken Robertson / Involver

6:30 - 7:00: Open mic

7:00 - 8:15: Featured presentation

8:15 - 8:30: Jobs Offered / wanted / door prizes

Presentation Abstract
Twilio is a service for building phone enabled application with an API that use your existing knowledge of web apps and web services. In this talk, with talk about what Twilio offers, how you can make use of it, and go through building a simple phone conference service using Twilio, Sinatra, and deployed live to Heroku.

I am a Software Engineer at Involver, a San Francisco firm focusing on marketing in social media, I focus on the stability and scale of our platform. I enjoy learning about new developments in Ruby application frameworks, database technologies, and distributed computing. I also write a personal blog called In Valid Logic ( and am on twitter @krobertson.

Pre-meetup nosh:
We usually meet at the Biryani House (Shattuck @ University) around 5:00pm for snacks and tech talk. Either Rich or Jon will be there... or someone else from the group. Join us if you can and enjoy the food and the discussion.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I like the contests at the end. Good feeling to the room too.

    December 22, 2010

  • Jon S.

    Nice live demo of a conference calling app!

    December 22, 2010

  • KC

    Great event, greater vibe. I had announced that our Project needs Ruby Rail and Java but now the client says they are ok with only Ruby if the candidate is sr enough. Pl email resumes [masked]

    December 21, 2010

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