Keith Casey, APIs and AstriCon!

What can you say about Keith Casey that has not already been said?
Probably quite a lot – but that’s not why I’m here…

No, I’m here to tell you that Keith will be at AstriCon 2015 in Orlando, Florida (October 13-15). He is speaking about APIs during his talk, aptly entitled, ‘Building your API Utility Belt.’

Keith’s first visit to AstriCon occurred in Las Vegas; and his brief but memorable time on last year’s AstriCon speaking circuit left quite an impression. The now legendary talk, ’12 Reasons your API sucks!’ established Keith as a credible player and a crowd … Continued

Top 4 Reasons to Attend AstriCon 2015

Two months from now, Asterisk developers, contributors, and enthusiasts from around the world will make their pilgrimage to Orlando, Florida, to attend the 12th Annual AstriCon event.

What makes Astricon so compelling? AstriCon is the longest-running event devoted to all-things Asterisk, one of the most influential open source telecommunications projects. AstriCon is full of the brightest minds in the Asterisk community. Attendees will learn about trends in Asterisk use, the growing Asterisk ecosystem, the newest applications and a wide range of technical topics from Asterisk developers, users and entrepreneurs.

Here are a few reasons why you should join us … Continued

Going Mobile: Digium’s Respoke Launches iOS and Android SDKs

Since Digium launched the Respoke real-time communications (WebRTC) platform last fall, thousands have signed up for an account to quickly add live communications features to web applications. Today, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve extended the same possibilities to mobile developers with the launch of our software development kits (SDKs) for iOS and Android. The Respoke mobile SDKs make it incredibly easy to incorporate live audio and video calling, instant messaging, and presence into native applications. We’ve also made some key changes and additions to the Respoke platform to optimize the mobile user experience.

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AstriCon: Telephony’s British Invasion

British Invasion (Blog)I’ve decided that we should seriously consider renaming AstriCon 2015 the Telephony British Invasion. Not only is the event taking place at the Loews Royal Pacific Universal, home of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” but the event will welcome back several of my favorite community mates: Dan Jenkins, Tim Panton, James Body and David Duffett. These gents are the absolute bees knees in my book and always leave me gobsmacked by the amazing energy & knowledge they bring to AstriCon.

David Duffett is ace at putting together a vast array of content each year. This year’s content tracks include: … Continued

Do You Know a SysAdmin in Need of Support?

Happy SysAdmin Day from DigiumDo you know how to define the term ‘SysAdmin? Never heard of it? OK… how about System Administrator? Still not sure? Think of the person you go to when you have computer problems… you can’t print, connect to the network, or access the internet. Who is it that helps you in that time of need? That, my friend, is likely your System Administrator. And, did you know that there is an entire day devoted to the appreciation of your SysAdmin? That’s right! Today marks the 16th annual System Administrator Appreciation Day (aka SysAdmin Day).

Despite their … Continued