Author Archives for Phil Leggetter

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.

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 »

New Nexmo Python Library Released for PyCon

May 30, 2016 Published by //

We’re pleased that we’ve released v1.2.0 of the official Nexmo Python library in time for PyCon. Right now it’s a different animal to the PHP library we released last week which is based on the Nexmo client library specification. The Python library presently offers a simpler wrapper around the HTTP requests required to interact with […] Read more »

php[tek] 2016 Live Stream

May 23, 2016 Published by //

We’re proud to be involved with php[tek] 2016 as Community Night Sponsors. We’ll have a booth at the event and Tim Lytle will be giving a talk on Robust Second-factor Authentication with PHP. Somehow Tim also managed to convince the fine folks at php[architect] that he knew how to operate a camera. So, we’re very […] Read more »

Real-Time Web Apps and .NET. What are your options?

May 19, 2016 Published by //

So many applications now offer some form of real-time UX and real-time functionality is becoming increasingly essential as technology trends evolve. Notifications and activity streams in Facebook, Twitter, news and sports apps; real-time location tracking in Uber and most other taxi (logistics) apps; real-time collaboration in Google Docs and Microsoft Office 365 online. What sort […] Read more »