How to Become a Digium Certified Asterisk Professional (dCAP)

New dCAP Logo (RGB)In the rapidly changing world of unified communications, one exam gives you the props to say: “I am a force of nature”. You are primitive, raw, fundamental and on target for success because you have the knowledge in your head to build in 90 minutes what the integrator down the street takes 24 hours and a GUI to do.

The Digium Certified Asterisk Professional exam includes a practical (90 minutes) and a written 115 question examination (90 minutes) covering topics related to Asterisk, SIP and VoIP technologies essential to understanding modern communications systems. Both the questions and the challenges of Continued

Call for Early Adopters: Respoke Web Communications

Throughout Digium’s 15-year journey as a communications innovator, we’ve sought to be a company that disrupts the market. Our philosophy on how to accomplish that goal has remained consistent – give users the ability to solve their own problems and you’ll be amazed by the results.

In translating that philosophy into products and services, Digium has a long heritage of providing communications tools to enable developers to create their own custom applications and services. Our flagship offering Asterisk, the open source framework, has been used by a global community of developers to build countless communications-related products. We are proud … Continued

Asterisk 13: Core Changes – The Stasis Message Bus

Today, we’ll begin to look at the core changes made in the previous release of Asterisk and refined over the past year for Asterisk 13. Specifically, we’ll look at the Stasis Message Bus, and how it helps make Asterisk a robust platform for users and application developers alike.

A Better Core for Better APIs

After AstriDevCon 2012, we set two goals for Asterisk’s APIs:

  1. Improve the consistency of information Asterisk provides to consumers of its APIs.
  2. Make it easier to write a custom communications application using Asterisk’s APIs.

Meeting the first goal required changes within the core of … Continued

Four Reasons You Must be at AstriCon 2014

In just under four weeks, Asterisk developers, contributors and enthusiasts from around the globe will gather in Las Vegas, Nevada to celebrate the 11th Annual AstriCon event. The three-day exhibition and conference kicks off on October 22 and will bring a jackpot of content and networking opportunities for everyone. Having been part of the planning for over 8 years, I can report without hesitation that the content, keynote speakers, networking opportunities, and event location will make this one of the best AstriCon events to date.

Content:

The speakers are preparing great presentations and demos, and they will be looking for maximum interaction … Continued

Asterisk 13: Coming Soon

Over the past year, Asterisk developers have been hard at work extending the functionality developed in Asterisk 12, the last Standard release, to prepare for Asterisk 13, the upcoming Long Term Support (LTS) release. In the Asterisk project, the focus of a Standard release is on major architectural improvements and larger features, while the focus of an LTS release is to provide a stable, production-ready platform. As such, development for the past year has concentrated on refining Asterisk 12 so that Asterisk 13 is the fully-featured platform for all your media needs: be it a powerful, configurable PBX with … Continued