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Twilio Cookbook Second Edition by Roger Stringer

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Setting up Text-to-Speech

The final recipe of this chapter is going to use the Twilio Client to add handy functionality on your site.

Text-to-Speech is useful for having a voice read back text on a web page. You could do this by having a textbox of text that gets read back; or maybe you want to select text on a web page to be read back to a visitor.

Twilio Client is also handy for doing phone work straight from your browser.

Getting ready

The complete source code for this recipe can be found at Chapter1/Recipe7.

How to do it...

We're going to use the Twilio Client to set up a form where people can type in a message and have it spoken back to them either by a male or female voice.

  1. First, since this is using the Twilio Client, you need to set up a Twiml ...

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