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About Phil Leggetter

Phil is Head of Developer Relations at Nexmo. He's been working with real-time technologies since 2001 and has a background in building real-time SDKs and web browser-based trading apps. He spends most of his time working on developer relations and community at Nexmo and sharing those experiences. He also continues to share ideas of how real-time technologies can be used to enhance the features and performance of apps, and the experiences that they deliver to users.

Phil's interests include developer community, JavaScript, architecture, real-time communications, APIs, developer tools and workflows, and developer experience.

Nexmo APIs Now Available on IBM Bluemix

May 16, 2017 Published by // // // //

Nexmo is proud to announce the availability of the Nexmo API platform in the IBM Bluemix Catalog and IBM Marketplace. This immediately opens the Nexmo APIs to everyone on the IBM Bluemix platform, enabling them to easily integrate messaging, text-to-speech, authentication and other communications functions with IBM’s broad product portfolio. At Nexmo, our focus is […] Read more »


One Year of Developer Relations at Nexmo

March 14, 2017 Published by //

It’s been a crazy and fun first year at Nexmo for the growing Developer Relations team. Since our Hello World from the Nexmo DevRel Team post we’ve reached eight full-time people spread from San Francisco to London, with members in six different geographic locations. We’re a truly remote-first team. In this post, I’d like to […] Read more »


New Nexmo Voice API in Public Beta

August 25, 2016 Published by // //

Today we’re pleased to offer Public Beta access to the brand new Nexmo Voice API. It was built from the ground up to enable you to build high-quality voice applications with the web technologies and frameworks you’re already using. I thought I’d give you a taste of some of the new concepts and provide a […] Read more »


Talking Real-Time Web Apps & .NET at NDC Oslo

June 23, 2016 Published by //

I recent headed to Oslo, Norway for NDC Oslo to share my thoughts on Real-Time Web Apps and .NET. In this talk I cover how you can use SignalR, XSockets and PubNub to build a real-time chat ASP.NET MVC application. In doing so I hope to demonstrate how these options work, their differences and their […] Read more »


Building a Voice Alerts Broadcast System using Ruby and the Nexmo Text-to-Speech API

June 21, 2016 Published by // // //

This is a guest post by Cristiano Betta Sometimes a text message won’t do. When you really want to be alerted about something important you probably want to receive an actual phone call; whether it’s because a server is down, or because a natural disaster has occurred in your area. Similarly a service provider or […] Read more »