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What is Twist?

Twist is a communication app for teams who believe there’s more to work than keeping up with group chat apps, created by the makers of Todoist.
Twist is a tool in the Group Chat & Notifications category of a tech stack.

Who uses Twist?

5 companies reportedly use Twist in their tech stacks, including Muna, Edgelab, and Alcomy.

8 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Twist.

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Why developers like Twist?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Twist
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Twist Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Twist in their tech stack.

Francisco Quintero
Francisco Quintero
Tech Lead at Dev As Pros · | 7 upvotes · 134K views
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Amazon EC2
Amazon EC2

For many(if not all) small and medium size business time and cost matter a lot.

That's why languages, frameworks, tools, and services that are easy to use and provide 0 to productive in less time, it's best.

Maybe Node.js frameworks might provide better features compared to Rails but in terms of MVPs, for us Rails is the leading alternative.

Amazon EC2 might be cheaper and more customizable than Heroku but in the initial terms of a project, you need to complete configurationos and deploy early.

Advanced configurations can be done down the road, when the project is running and making money, not before.

But moving fast isn't the only thing we care about. We also take the job to leave a good codebase from the beginning and because of that we try to follow, as much as we can, style guides in Ruby with RuboCop and in JavaScript with ESLint and StandardJS.

Finally, comunication and keeping a good history of conversations, decisions, and discussions is important so we use a mix of Slack and Twist

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Twist's Features

  • Use threads to keep all your conversations clearly separated by topic so replies won’t get buried in an endless stream of group chat
  • Automatically turns your threaded conversations into a searchable catalog of topics
  • Communicate in full thoughts rather than one line at a time

Twist Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Twist?
Twisted is an event-driven networking engine written in Python and licensed under the open source ​MIT license. Twisted runs on Python 2 and an ever growing subset also works with Python 3. Twisted also supports many common network protocols, including SMTP, POP3, IMAP, SSHv2, and DNS.
Imagine all your team communication in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. That’s Slack. All your messages. All your files. And everything from Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and dozens of other services. All together.
HipChat is a hosted private chat service for your company or team. Invite colleagues to share ideas and files in persistent group chat rooms. Get your team off AIM, Google Talk, and Skype — HipChat was built for business.
Microsoft Teams
See content and chat history anytime, including team chats with Skype that are visible to the whole team. Private group chats are available for smaller group conversations.
Mattermost is modern communication from behind your firewall.
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Twist's Followers
16 developers follow Twist to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Viacheslav Kysil
John Alton
Rindo Kim
Deyan Dimitrov
Christopher N. KATOYI
Enric Enrich
Thuy Tran