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Tinsel helps you make telephony-based interactive audio experiences. If you want to make something that uses a touch tone dial pad for input and either text-to-speech or recorded audio for output, Tinsel's the tool for you!


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Once you've signed in, you can use our simple online editor. Check out the Tinsel Language Reference to learn about Tinsel's JSON/JavaScript-based scripting language. Tinsel uses Twilio to make your game or art accessible from actual telephones. It only takes a few minutes to publish your work; you can read about that in our Connecting to Twilio guide!


Although it wasn't built using Tinsel, Here And There Along The Echo is a great example of the sort of experience you could use Tinsel to build. You can also call (858) 215-1980 for a Flappy Bird clone (its source is here), or stay tuned for more examples.


A work-in-progress by @lazerwalker.