Learn over 70 easy to follow recipes including picture messaging, call queuing, using Twilio with Packt's new book and eBook

June 2014 | Cookbooks, Networking & Telephony

Packt is proud to present its latest publication Twilio Cookbook: Second Edition by Roger Stringer. This hands-on guide explains how to generate usage records and set up voice mails and emergency calling systems. Readers will use APIs to build a local search system to find businesses, movies, and weather forecasts. This practical book provides readers with a number of clear, step-by-step bite-size recipes. The book comes in at 334 pages and is priced at $49.99 while the eBook is available for $25.49.

About the author:

Roger Stringer has been a PHP developer since 2001 and has worked on projects of all sizes for companies all over the world. He has formed several start-ups over the years and most of them have been powered by Twilio to provide services.When not working on the Web, Roger can be found reading, cooking, and spending time with his daughter, Kaitlyn, at the local farmer's markets. Roger is the founder of The Interviewer, a Twilio-powered startup, which makes interviewing more efficient by helping with scheduling, contact management, and conducting and recording interviews.

Twilio, the future of business communications, enables phones, VoIP, and messaging to be embedded into web, desktop, and mobile software. It sends and receives SMS using phone numbers and codes; it lets users use standard web language to build SMS and voice applications. Twilio is cloud-empowered and is constantly upgraded to help users meet their needs. Twilio adds an additional layer of security to website logins as it sends a one-time-passwords to users’ phones. The power of Twilio’s API is vast, and it lets users add any type of phone solution to their website, from two-factor authentication to setting up a company directory and a voice mail system. The possibilities are endless.

Twilio Cookbook: Second Edition provides readers with a practical approach to help them construct their first PBX system. With this book, readers learn to set up a two-factor authentication system to verify users, track orders via SMS, own IVR systems, a company directory, and voicemail box. This book examines the Twilio API, and breaks down the mystery and confusion that surrounds adding telephone functionality to user’s websites. As readers go through the recipes, they will discover how to take advantage of the Twilio API quickly and painlessly.

The following essential topics are covered in the book:

Chapter 1: Into the Frying Panv

Chapter 2: Now We’re Cooking

Chapter 3: Conducting Surveys via SMS

Chapter 4: Building a Conference Calling System

Chapter 5: Combining Twilio with Other APIs

Chapter 6: Sending and Receiving SMS Messages

Chapter 7: Building a Reminder System

Chapter 8: Building an IVR System

Chapter 9: Building Your Own PBX

Chapter 10: Digging into OpenVBX

Chapter 11: Sending and Receiving Picture Messages

Chapter 12: Call Queuing

Chapter 13: Working with Twilio Client

This book is targeted at developers who want to learn about integrating Twilio's API into their websites for telephone solutions. Basic knowledge of PHP and MySQL is expected. For more details about the book, please visit:http://www.packtpub.com/twilio-cookbook-second-edition/book


Twilio Cookbook: Second Edition
This book examines the Twilio API, and breaks down the mystery and confusion that surrounds adding telephone functionality to your websites.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/twilio-cookbook-second-edition/book

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