Saturday, June 15

Tag: Twilio

Web Tricks

Build a Phone System for Your Company With Twilio, Okta, and JavaScript

If you've ever worked for a company with more than a few employees, you've probably seen some interesting phone systems. When I used to work at Cisco, everyone was given a dedicated Cisco desk phone that hooked up to a server somewhere in the company and each employee was assigned a unique phone number and extension. I never really liked that setup. It annoyed me that I had this big, clunky desk phone taking up space, collecting dust, and generally not being useful. The one time I did actually want to use my desk phone I couldn't figure out how to dial a number to the outside world and spent a frustrating half-hour accidentally calling other departments before I gave up and used my cell. Not too long after my Cisco experience I joined a smaller company. They didn't have desk ph...