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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.

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 »


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 »