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Twilio Best Practices by Tim Rogers

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The conference calling tool

Secondly, we're going to build a simple conference calling tool, which is suitable for any small business or organization. Ours will be virtually free to run, requiring just a little Twilio credit and somewhere to host our PHP, and it will support great features such as call recording.

There are three components to this tool:

  • A simple website with a Create, Read, Update, Delete (CRUD) interface to manage our conference calls.
  • TwiML to handle incoming calls and dial them in to the correct conference.
  • An endpoint to listen for Twilio's callback with the URL of a recording of our conference.

Let's get started.

Preparing the project

We'll need to get our dependencies set up, and then we'll be ready to start writing some real code. ...

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