Lorna Mitchell

Vonage Team Member

Lorna is a software engineer with an incurable blogging habit. She tries to tame words and code in equal measure.

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Telephone Number Insights from Vonage with Go

Using Vonage's Go SDK to see number insights on telephone numbers

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Jan 13, 2021

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How to Send WhatsApp Messages With Laravel

How to use the Vonage Messages API Sandbox to get your application set up to send WhatsApp messages with the Laravel 8 framework.

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Oct 26, 2020

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Surviving Hacktoberfest: A Guide for Maintainers

Hacktoberfest can be quite the experience for maintainers! We asked our most experienced open source project maintainer for her best tips to help y...

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Oct 13, 2020

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Opening Multiple Pull Requests

Avoid pull request mistakes by setting your local repo up for success. Win Hacktoberfest with this one local repo setup trick.

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Oct 06, 2020

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Go Explore the Vonage APIs with Vonage Go SDK

The Vonage Go SDK gives greater programmatic access to the Vonage Communications APIs. Find out more more how to use it and how you can contribute.

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Sep 30, 2020

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How To Debug JSON Web Tokens (JWTs)

In this post you'll see some best practices and tips to implement on how to debug issues with JSON Web Tokens (JWTs), regardless of programming lan...

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Aug 26, 2020

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Build a Simple Customer Support Channel with WhatsApp

Determine between inbound customer support messages using emojis and this simple customer support channel application for WhatsApp.

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Aug 12, 2020

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Using Private Keys in Environment Variables

Working with private keys can differ a lot between local development and production. Find out how to use environment variables to do this properly!

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Jul 29, 2020

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Add Strong PSD2 Authentication to Your Application

Find out how you can bring your payment authorisations up to PSD2 standards using the Vonage Verify API to confirm user identity

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Jun 23, 2020

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Aggiungi l’Autenticazione Forte PSD2 alla Tua App

Scopri come aggiungere alla tua app l'autenticazione dei pagamenti online "Secure Customer Authentication", noto anche come PSD2, con Vonage Verify...

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Jun 23, 2020

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OpenAPI Makes Easier Integrations

We use the OpenAPI specification extensively in our documentation. Find out more about how having these specs can help you build better integrations.

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Jun 03, 2020

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Download Vonage Voice API Recordings with Golang

The Vonage Voice API allows you to record users for any number of creative apps. Whatever your aim, learn how you can do it in Golang

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May 18, 2020

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Text When You Get Home Safely with Zapier

Learn how to use Zapier to send SMS messages at the touch of a button.This tutorial will walk you through the setup step-by-step with no code requi...

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Apr 09, 2020

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Using GitHub Repository Guidelines to Enhance Developer Experience

We care about Developer Experience, so we produced and shared the repository guidelines that we use to welcome developers to our GitHub repos.

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Jan 17, 2020

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What Makes an API Product Successful?

In this post, Lorna Jane Mitchell highlights the key points that make an API product successful, as outlined in the 2019 API The Docs talk by Antho...

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Dec 06, 2019

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Introducing the NCCO Examples Collection

The NCCO examples collection is a place for you to go to explore for one-off, potentially silly(!) examples to use in your Nexmo Voice API applicat...

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Oct 25, 2019

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Flexible Workflows for Verify API

Nexmo’s Verify API is designed to allow you to confirm that a user has supplied a correct and valid phone number, by sending them a PIN code and as...

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Oct 02, 2019

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Evaluate APIs Quickly and Easily with OpenAPI

Sharing more best practice knowledge from our own processes, this post explains how you can use Open API Specifications to better your development ...

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Sep 13, 2019

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Using Message Signatures to Ensure Secure Incoming Webhooks

In this post you'll see why enabling message signing on your inbound webhooks can help protect against timing attacks or malicious incoming data.

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Jun 28, 2019

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Build a Conference Call with the Nexmo Voice API and PHP

In this tutorial you will learn how to build a conference call "conversation" for multiple participants using PHP and Nexmo.

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May 08, 2019

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How to Use The Number Insight API with PHP

Find out how to use the Nexmo Number Insight API with PHP to validate, gain useful insight and information about any phone number.

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Mar 29, 2019

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Nexmo Hackathon at PHP UK 2019

At Nexmo, we are regulars at PHP UK. We’re often sponsors and our Advocates between them have been attending or speaking at the conference for most...

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Mar 08, 2019

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Make Local Calls with Nexmo Virtual Numbers and Call Forwarding

Use Nexmo to set up a a local rate number for friends and family to call, then forward their call so you can talk to your favourite humans wherever...

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Dec 10, 2018

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Christmas Poetry Reading Using Text-To-Speech and SSML

Make your text-so-speech sound more natural using Speech Synthesis Markup Language. We explain how to modify prosody and pronunciation with SSML.

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Dec 05, 2018

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Sending SMS from PHP with Failover: The Cupcake Bakery

In this tutorial we'll look at how you can reach your customers in a manner that suits them using the new Vonage messages API

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Oct 23, 2018

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Anything-to-SMS with IFTTT and Nexmo

Receive SMS alerts for almost anything; new emails, calendar events, weather alerts and more. Learn how with Nexmo SMS API, IFTTT and serverless PHP

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Sep 18, 2018

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Serverless SMS Fortune Cookies with Nexmo and IBM

In this fun tutorial we'll build a system that responds to an incoming SMS with a "fortune cookie" using IBM serverless and Nexmo SMS API.

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Aug 14, 2018

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Lorna Joins Nexmo’s Developer Relations Team

Hello there! I’m Lorna, and I’m a new Developer Advocate on the Developer Relations team at Nexmo. I’m really a software developer, and my roots ar...

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Jul 12, 2018