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philnash

Phil is a developer evangelist for Twilio serving developer communities in London and all over the world. He is a Ruby and JavaScript developer, blogger, speaker and occasionally a brewer. He can be found hanging out at meetups and conferences, playing with new technologies and APIs or writing open source code.

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Twilio is a communications platform for your applications to connect your users anywhere, on any device in the medium they want. You can try Twilio for free.

To send your first SMS on Twilio, just follow these steps:

  1. Sign up
  2. Get yourself a Twilio number
  3. Find your Account SID and Auth Token in your account portal
  4. Install the Twilio Ruby gem

    $ gem install twilio-ruby
    
  5. Replace the placeholders in this code with your details

    require "twilio-ruby"
    client = Twilio::REST::Client.new(ACCOUNT_SID, AUTH_TOKEN)
    client.messages.send({
      to: YOUR_MOBILE_NUMBER,
      from: YOUR_TWILIO_NUMBER,
      body: "This is my first SMS message from Twilio!"
    }) 
    
  6. Celebrate! 🎉

The rest of the Twilio Developer Network team can be found on StackOverflow too.