#Serverless Toronto welcomed developer evangelists Phil Nash from #Twilio (https://www.twilio.com/blog/author/pnash) – he was a #SmashingConf Toronto 2019 presenter, and Timirah James (https://twitter.com/TimirahJ) from #Cloudinary – SmashingConf Platinum Sponsor.
Phil’s talk and live coding demo include a bit of history behind Telecommunication APIs at Twilio, Node.js-powered Twilio Functions (https://www.twilio.com/blog/start-a-new-twilio-functions-project-the-easy-way), intro to Autopilot – a new service from Twilio for building Omni-Channel Digital Assistants, AI-powered Chatbots, Conversational IVRs, and Alexa Skills (https://www.twilio.com/docs/autopilot), and 27 minutes of Q&A!
The talk was preceded by Timirah's overview of what "Cloudinary's Media Developer Experts Program" was about and how to get involved: http://cloudinary.rocks/MDE.
Here is the recording of this very special meetup: https://youtu.be/iQDQMQC5NTo
What is the Media
The Cloudinary Media Developer Experts program is a
year-round program debuting in 2019 to advance
developers and dev inﬂuencers who are passionate about
learning, building, and sharing, while utilizing the Cloudinary
platform and resources to:
❖ Build their brand as media experts in their
❖ Advance the state of media management
❖ Foster a community of media management
Want to be an expert in media
What do Media Developer
Learn. Build. Share.
Cloudinary is looking to help MDE’s expand their brands and
build communities as media management experts!
Cloudinary Media Developer Experts will receive access to exclusive
training and insight, and will contribute to the media management
ecosystem by giving back to their communities being advocates in
sharing their knowledge, expertise, and thoughts at community events
and across the social web, using the Cloudinary platform, products,
and internal resources.
The biggest quality in potential Media Developer
Experts is that they LOVE what they do!
We’re looking for elite and passionate thought leaders
and inﬂuencers who are active contributors both on and
Whether you’re contributing to code projects, educating
and mentoring other developers by creating content such
as blog posts or tutorials, hosting workshops, or love
speaking at awesome conferences about cool new
concepts-- we’re looking for you!
You should apply if you:
● Are passionate about mentoring and teaching developers
● Have an interest in Media Management
● Have a love for, experience, and/or are curious about Developer
● Are over 18 years of age
● Have demonstrated experience in at least 2 of the following:
Creating blog posts (media/tech related content), public speaking,
developer events (hackathons, meetups, conferences, etc.), web
and/or mobile development, and/or serverless computing, and/or
backend development, and/or ux/ui design
● FREE Cloudinary Plus account
● Exclusive training and early access to new Cloudinary
products and features
● Recognition on all Cloudinary’s social outlets (Blog,
Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
● Custom Cloudinary Media Developer Expert Swag
● Mentorship, support, and insight from Cloudinary
● Special invitations to attend special events and internal
Cloudinary team meetings