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Mastering FreeSWITCH

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  • Get to grips with the core concepts of FreeSWITCH
  • Learn FreeSWITCH high availability
  • Work with SIP profiles, gateways, ITSPs, and Codecs optimization
  • Implement effective security on your projects
  • Master audio manipulation and recording
  • Discover how FreeSWITCH works alongside WebRTC
  • Build your own complex IVR and PBX applications
  • Connect directly to PSTN/TDM
  • Create your own FreeSWITCH module
  • Trace SIP packets with the help of best open source tools
  • Implement Homer Sipcapture to troubleshoot and debug all your platform traffic

FreeSWITCH is one of the best tools around if you’re looking for a modern method of managing communication protocols through a range of different media. From real-time browser communication with the WebRTC API to implementing VoIP (voice over internet protocol), with FreeSWITCH you’re in full control of your projects. This book shows you how to unlock its full potential – more than just a tutorial, it’s packed with plenty of tips and tricks to make it work for you.

Written by members of the team who actually helped build FreeSWITCH, it will guide you through some of the newest features of version 1.6 including video transcoding and conferencing. Find out how FreeSWITCH interacts with other tools and APIs, learn how to tackle common (and not so common) challenges ranging from high availability to IVR development and programming advanced PBXs.

Great communication functionality begins with FreeSWITCH – find out how and get your project up and running today.

  • Forget the hassle - make FreeSWITCH work for you
  • Discover how FreeSWITCH integrates with a range of tools and APIs
  • From high availability to IVR development use this book to become more confident with this useful communication software
Page Count 300
Course Length 9 hours 0 minutes
Date Of Publication 28 Jul 2016


Anthony Minessale II

Anthony Minessale II is the primary author and founding member of the FreeSWITCH Open Source Soft-Switch. Anthony has spent around 20 years working with open source software. In 2001, Anthony spent a great deal of time contributing code to the Asterisk PBX and has authored numerous features and fixes to that project. In 2005, Anthony started coding a new idea for an open source voice application. The FreeSWITCH project was officially open to the public on January 1 2006. In the years that followed, Anthony has been actively maintaining and leading the software development of the FreeSWITCH project. Anthony also founded the ClueCon Technology Conference in 2005, and he continues to oversee the production of this annual event.

Anthony has been the author of several FreeSWITCH books, including FreeSWITCH 1.0.6, FreeSWITCH 1.2, FreeSWITCH Cookbook, FreeSWITCH 1.6 Cookbook, and Mastering FreeSWITCH

Giovanni Maruzzelli

Giovanni Maruzzelli (gmaruzz@OpenTelecom.IT) is heavily engaged with FreeSWITCH. In it, he wrote a couple of endpoint modules, and he is specialized in industrial grade deployments and solutions. He's the curator and coauthor of FreeSWITCH 1.6 Cookbook (Packt Publishing, 2015), and of Mastering FreeSWITCH (Packt Publishing, 2016)

He's a consultant in the telecommunications sector, developing software and conducting training courses for FreeSWITCH, SIP, WebRTC, Kamailio, and OpenSIPS. As an Internet technology pioneer, he was the cofounder of Italia Online in 1996, which was the most popular Italian portal and consumer ISP. Also, he was the architect of its Internet technologies Italia Online (IOL). Back then, Giovanni was the supervisor of Internet operations and the architect of the first engine for paid access to il Sole 24 Ore, the most-read financial newspaper in Italy, and its databases (migrated from the mainframe). After that, he was the CEO of the venture capital-funded company Matrice, developing telemail unified messaging and multiple-language phone access to e-mail (text to speech). He was also the CTO of the incubator-funded company Open4, an open source managed applications provider. For 2 years, Giovanni worked in Serbia as an Internet and telecommunications investment expert for IFC, an arm of the World Bank.

Since 2005, he has been based in Italy, and he serves ICT and telecommunication companies worldwide.