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Get the FAQ all about Tropo!

Posted on March 3, 2009 by Adam Kalsey

As we’ve had a number of questions raised about Tropo, we’ve put together a FAQ here:

http://docs.tropo.com/faq

Please do let us know if you have further questions you’d like us to answer.


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Calling all web developers. Check out our cloud… earn some cash.

Posted on March 3, 2009 by tropo

With Tropo, Voxeo makes it very easy for web developers to build voice and telephony applications using familiar languages – JavaScript, Groovy, PHP, Ruby and Python for starters. During the Tropo launch today at eComm, Voxeo announced that it would pay $100 cash for each selected sample app.

Here’s how it works:

  • Developers can join Tropo for free at www.tropo.com. When you sign up, you’ll receive a $200 usage credit for running applications in the future. For now, Tropo is in a free trial period.
  • Check out our documentation and samples by clicking the “documentation” tab or go directly to http://docs.tropo.com.
  • At our sole discretion we will pay $100 for any sample applications we like. All you need to do is write an app, submit it to us at www.tropo.com,and agree to publish it under the MIT license. If we like it we’ll PayPal you $100. 

Visit www.tropo.com to get started. Go from sign up to deployment in minutes. It’s that easy. 

Void where prohibited.

Get the Tropo sample applications - via git and Github

Posted on March 3, 2009 by Adam Kalsey

githublogo-1.jpgWould you like to easily get your hands on the Tropo sample applications? I mean, you certainly can download them from the Tropo documentation website, but we’ve also made them very easy to download from our account on Github. All you need do to is go to:

http://github.com/voxeo/tropo-samples/tree/master

If you just want to download the sample application files, simply click the “download” button and you’ll have a choice of a ZIP or tar file:

github-download.jpg

Alternatively, if you have the git version control system installed on your computer, you can simply clone our Github repository:

git clone git://github.com/voxeo/tropo-samples.git

That will pull a copy onto your local system. We will be updating the repository quite frequently over the next while, so from time to time you will want to do:

git pull origin master

in your “tropo-samples” directory. That will pull down the changes from our Github repo. If you are already a Github user and want to suggest changes for us, feel free to fork our repo and then request a pull. (And if that last sentence made no sense to you, that’s okay.)

If you would like to learn more about Git, you can watch my Emerging Tech Talk podcasts #24, Learning Git, Part 1: Intro to Version Control Systems and #25, Learning Git, Part 2: Getting Started with Git.

We hope this makes the source code more accessible to you all – please let us know what you think about making code available this way.


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