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Super Fast Voice Broadcast with Asynchronous Python and Sanic

October 5, 2017 Published by // // //

SMS has become the de facto method for sending notifications when push isn’t available. So much so that I rarely receive an SMS from an actual “person” anymore. My colleagues use Slack, friends use Facebook Messenger, security-conscious friends use Telegram, and paranoid friends use Signal. Even my mum, who only got her first smartphone in […]
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Making a text-to-speech phone call with Django

August 14, 2017 Published by // // // //

Amongst the incessant notifications people receive every day; a ringing phone is still much harder to ignore or overlook. It creates a sense of urgency which makes it the perfect way to deliver critical or time sensitive messages such as two-factor authentication codes or important service notifications. In this tutorial, we will look at how […]
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Inbound voice call campaign tracking with Nexmo virtual numbers and Mixpanel

August 3, 2017 Published by // // //

Campaign tracking is a “must have” for any marketing or advertising campaign. Without the ability to accurately track the number of users engaging with each advertisement you can’t work out your cost per acquisition (CPA), so ultimately you can’t determine which campaigns are successful and which are losing your business money; CPA greater than ARPU […]
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Aaron is joining the Developer Relations team!

June 8, 2017 Published by //

Hey! I’m Aaron. I was born and raised in Ireland but I’ve spent the last 15 years in Glasgow Scotland, which means I talk quickly and in some weird Irish-Scots mishmash accent. A conference transcriber’s nightmare personified. I’ve been a developer of some description for the last 20 years; working in agencies, freelance, startups, enterprise, […]
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