Handling Phone Numbers: Best Practices for Developers

Handling Phone Numbers When building real-time and telephony communication applications, you will inevitably need to store phone numbers. Whether it’s input you get from FreeSWITCH, Asterisk, or via an API like Tropo or Twilio, phone numbers can be tricky to handle, parse, verify, store, and display in your application. Why Are Phone Numbers So Hard? […]

TADHack 2014 Madrid in Review

I’ve now been home from Madrid for a couple of days and have had a chance to reflect on TADHack 2014. TADHack was a must-see event for Mojo Lingo this year, and the reason is simple: it’s the only conference focused on connecting telecom service providers, developers and entrepreneurs. It does so with an ambition […]

2013 AdhearsionConf Recap

A huge thank you for the over 50 attendees, speakers and sponsors who made the 4th AdhearsionConf a great success. During two amazing days, we were treated to exceptional presentations, inspired thinking, remarkable conversations and some notable surprises. More than 25 companies were represented, including: Clarity Telecom Digium Five9 Gogii Grasshopper Ifbyphone Isis Mojo Lingo […]

Using Telephony Dev Box

Using Vagrant For Telephony Development Environments Intro to Vagrant Vagrant is a wonderful Open Source tool that automates downloading a base OS virtual image, setting it up for what you need, and sharing access into the machine with your local computer. From simply running a single service in a virtualized box you don’t want to […]

Cloud vs. Premise: How to choose a Voice Application Platform

Recently, a question was posed on a telephony mailing list: “can anyone recommend a fast time-to-market development platform for voice apps? (Not LAMP + Asterisk)” My answer: It depends a bit on your requirements. Let’s take a look at two high-level options: Cloud vs. Premise. Cloud For a pure-cloud system, lets take a look at […]