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Category: Developers

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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Eric Joins the DevRel Team!

September 29, 2017 Published by //

Awesome! I am really excited to join the Developer Relations team at Nexmo as an iOS Developer Advocate. I am based out of California. Before joining Nexmo I worked at General Assembly as a Lead iOS immersive instructor. I am really passionate about both Objective-C & Swift, especially the latter, which is constantly evolving. One […]
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Bots and AI: Voice vs. Text for Your AI Bot Interface

September 21, 2017 Published by // // // // //

How do you decide whether your AI bot should be a chatbot or a voice bot? The context of the use case is an important factor of course, but should it be the deciding factor or should you make both channels available to users? Microsoft Technical Evangelist Martin Beeby, CEO/Co-Founder of The Bot Platform Syd Lawrence, […]
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Sending SMS Messages with PHP

September 20, 2017 Published by // // // //

The Nexmo SMS API allows you to send an SMS and receive an SMS by interacting with a simple, HTTP based API. You can read the docs if you’re interested but there’s no need to thanks to the Nexmo PHP client, which handles talking to the API for you. Prerequisites You’ll need PHP installed before […]
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Bots and AI: Bot Messaging vs. Push Notifications vs. SMS

September 14, 2017 Published by // // // //

With so many channels available to deliver messages to users these days—SMS, email, push notifications, and so on—where does bot messaging fit in? And how different from the other channels is it really from a tech standpoint? CEO/Co-Founder of The Bot Platform Syd Lawrence and Microsoft Technical Evangelist Martin Beeby shared their viewpoints in a […]
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Say Hello to @NexmoDev 👋

September 14, 2017 Published by //

Today, we have launched a new Twitter profile, @NexmoDev. This account differs from our @Nexmo account in that it is focused purely on sharing news and updates for developers and will be curated by the Nexmo Developer Relations team. The @Nexmo account will focus on the business side of Nexmo and the wider Cloud Communications […]
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Bots and AI: Great Bot Use Cases in Production Today

September 7, 2017 Published by // // // //

Every bot developer must contend with the limitations that are inherent in such a relatively new technology. But innovators always find a way to transcend tech limitations and build something remarkable. I asked Microsoft Technical Evangelist Martin Beeby and CTO/Co-Founder of Opearlo Oscar Merry to share examples of great use cases they’ve encountered or built for […]
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Nexmo at Android Summit

September 5, 2017 Published by // //

Recently the Android team at Nexmo attended Android Summit in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Organized by the folks at Capital One the conference gathers speakers from around the globe to speak about designing, developing, and testing for Android. As a bonus, proceeds from ticket sales raised $6000 for Women who Code. The conference covered three tracks: […]
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