Christmas Poetry Reading with Text-to-Speech

Nexmo Blog, December 2018
I had a fun time trying out the SSML features and teaching the Nexmo Text-to-speech feature to answer an incoming call and read me a poem :) (includes playable recording)

Voices of the Elephpant: SunshinePHP 2019

Voices of the Elephpant, November 2018
A lovely chance to chat with the one and only Cal Evans on the Voices of the Elephpant podcast about the upcoming SunshinePHP conference.

Sending SMS from PHP with Failover

Nexmo Blog, October 2018
Nexmo has some new messaging APIs and I created a tutorial to show you how to use them from PHP using Guzzle (we don't have library support for it yet, it's so new!):

Introduction to OpenAPI Spec

APItheDocs , November 2018
The wonderful people at APItheDocs brought their event to London and accepted me as a speaker!




Anything-to-SMS with Nexmo

Nexmo Blog, September 2018
Blog post on using a spot of serverless PHP (on IBM Cloud) and some Nexmo magic to turn an IFTTT webhook into an outgoing SMS