Kelly J Andrews

Vonage Team Member

Kelly J Andrews is a developer advocate for Nexmo and has been tinkering with computers for over 30 years, using BASIC for the first time at the age of 5. It wasn't until building his first webpage in 1997, and trying out JavaScript for the first time that he found a true calling. Kelly now fights for JavaScript, testable code, and fast delivery. You can find him singing karaoke, performing magic, or cheering for the Cubs and Fighting Irish.

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Looking Back: My Pandemic Story

The last year and a half have brought changes none of us have anticipated. Taking time to reflect on what's actually happened in my own family is i...

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Nov 03, 2021

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Vonage CLI is v1.0.0

Today, our Vonage CLI (Command Line Interface) is in v1.0.0. See new features and find out what happens to the Nexmo CLI.

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Sep 21, 2021

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Vonage CLI Now In Beta

The Vonage CLI is now in beta - and here is how you can help out!

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Aug 24, 2021

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Learn and Apply XState with Vonage Video

XState is a new way of representing state in front-end JavaScript applications. In this post, we introduce the concepts behind it to help you learn...

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Jul 01, 2020

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Using Dialogflow with Firebase and the Vonage Messages Sandbox

Create a chatbot to interact with customers using Dialogflow and Firebase functions, then connect to Facebook Messenger with the Vonage Messages API.

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Jun 01, 2020

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Adding 2FA to a React App Using Firebase Function

This post covers how to verify your user's authenticity with Firebase functions from a React application using the Verify API from Vonage API service.

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Apr 01, 2020

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Real-time SMS Demo with React, Node, and Google Translate

Learn more about building an application using WebSockets, Node and Google Translate to display real-time translations of incoming SMS text messages.

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Mar 11, 2020

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Send and Receive SMS Messages with Firebase Functions

Learn how to create an SMS message log and a response to the sender using Firebase Functions and Firestore alongside the Vonage SMS API.

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Jan 24, 2020

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Text Translation API Comparison

Translation APIs are essential for working with inbound/outbound messages. This is a comparison of the API offerings from Amazon, Google, IBM and M...

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Dec 10, 2019

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Translating SMS Messages With Azure Translator Text

How to create a Vonage inbound SMS webhook and translate the message into English using the Azure Translator Text.

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Nov 25, 2019

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Translate SMS Messages With IBM Watson and Vonage

Learn how to create an inbound Vonage SMS webhook and translate the message into English using the IBM Watson Language Translator

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Nov 12, 2019

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Translate SMS Messages Using Amazon Translate

Create an inbound Vonage SMS webhook and translate the message into English using the AWS Translate.

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Nov 04, 2019

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Translating SMS Messages Using Google Cloud’s Translation API

Find out how to create an inbound Vonage SMS webhook and translate the message into English using the Google Cloud Translation API

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Oct 24, 2019

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Sentiment Analysis API Comparison

Sentiment analysis gives us the ability to extract meaning from text, programmatically, allowing developers to build applications with feedback loo...

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Oct 17, 2019

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Extending Nexmo: Streaming Transcription Comparison

A breakdown and comparison of the four leading cloud providers streaming audio transcription APIs and how they can be used with Nexmo.

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Sep 10, 2019

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Adding Sentiment Analysis to SMS with IBM Watson

Understanding sentiment of incoming SMS messages is incredibly powerful, check out our one-click deploy IBM Watson Sentiment Analysis connector for...

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Apr 04, 2019

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Nexmo Finally Welcomes Kelly J Andrews to the Developer Relations Team

Developer Advocate Kelly J Andrews joins the Nexmo Developer Relations team to head up their Extend initative.

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Feb 02, 2019