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By Slack API | A collection of posts from developers around the world using the Slack API to make working lives simpler, more pleasant, and more productive.

Welcome to the world, Slack + BetterWorks

What gets most product managers out of bed in the morning? Frameworks. How do most product managers like their coffee? Frameworks. Why did the …

Collaboration

Securing Collaboration and Collaborating towards better Security

Technologies like Slack make sharing content among teams much easier and more fun. As with any new technology when it comes to security they create …

Ip Address

I’ll have my robots talk to your robots

We really should stop micro-managing our calendars. Instead, calendars should be smart enough to be sent out to negotiate and arrange our activities …

Productivity

Why We Integrated With Slack (And You Should Too)

“I just slacked you that file.”<p>Only two years ago that statement would have been nonsense. Now phrases just like it are typed or uttered millions of …

Introducing Quackpad – simple collaborative docs for teams using Slack

Every month at USV we have an internal hack day, where we work on various fun tech projects. We hack on USV.com, we build internal tools, we play …

APIs

Slack as a playground for new products

As part of its million of daily users, we love Slack. The polished interface and the integrations have made it an essential part of our workflow. The …

Collaboration

Say hello to Burp for Slack

Over the last few weekends, I put some time into a little side-project I’ve called “Burp”. It’s a Slack integration that lets you record video …

Collaboration

Introducing Slack-Twitter

So far so good. pic.twitter.com/p1OZy9pLlS— Richard Eriksson (@sillygwailo) December 17, 2014 Have you heard of Slack? If you work in the tech …

APIs

How To Write A Slack Bot — End to End – Julian Martinez – Medium

<b>How To Write A Slack Bot — End to End</b><p>If you use Slack at your company, like automation, but haven’t been able to test the waters of implementation, …

Collaboration

Hands-Free Slack: AWS Lambda meets Amazon Echo | Amazon Web Services

<b>Tim Wagner, AWS Lambda</b><p>Amazon Echo is voice-based home automation. With it, you can listen to music, check the weather, or search the web…just by …

Cloud Computing

Shido bot for Slack lets you outsource tasks to freelancers from within your channel

Shido is the latest product from freelancing marketplace Speedlancer and it works by connecting you with people who can carry out assigned tasks within 4 hours, directly within your Slack channel.<p>Tasks can be anything from data-entry to design or content creation.<p>Speaking about the launch on …

Collaboration

Event Driven Slack Bots — aka Serverless Slack Bots

While I was writing a post for the Iron.io blog on how to write serverless slack bots, I got hooked on building bots. Ideas just keep popping into my …

Bots

Can a bot help you at your job?

At XOXCO, we’ve been having a ball building our own bots and integrations for our Slack team. If you don’t already know about how these things can …

Product Hunt

Slack: The Browser for Work

Much has been written about Slack’s success. Stewart published an inspiring piece on selling purpose. Others, such as Andrew Wilkinson, have …

App Store

Using Invocable Methods to Post into Slack

I’ve been on a Slack kick recently, and frankly it’s hard not to be; I’ve seen great success having two organizations leverage it to consolidate team …

Collaboration

Slack is the Operating System

Thanks to its extensibility and the power and flexibility of messaging as a UI system, Slack is more than just a chat room. Anyone who has signed up …

Operating Systems

The Bot Stack

What goes in to building and running a bot?<p>Bot are apps that live in our work chatrooms. They can make life easier by automating all sorts of tasks, …

Chatbots

The Rise of the Bot Nation on Slack

I’ve been using Slack in my startup since the early days and I’ve just launched <b>Roomino</b>, a travel booking platform for slack teams, enabling travelers …

Product Hunt

Start automating your business tasks with Slack

What will the automated workplace look like?<p>If you haven’t read about it in the Times or heard about it on NPR yet,<br>you are soon going to be replaced …

Management

Hello world!

My name is Roomino.<p>Even if I don’t have superpowers (not yet!), I’m pretty sure I can be of great help if you’re a business traveler.<p>Today<p>You can ask …

Product Hunt

Writing A Simple Slack Bot With Node slack-client

Last week, we held our first� CareEvolution hackathon of 2015. The turn out was impressive and a wide variety of projects were undertaken, including …

Introducing Pushpop for Slack: push your analytics data to Slack

A few months ago, Cory blogged about some of the slack hacks we use at Keen. That was a long list of wonderful integrations that Slack provides …

Analytics

Let Slack tell you what songs are currently playing in the office

At Earth People, there’s always music in the air (and the birds sing a pretty song).<br>Most of the stuff we play is fairly unknown to most of us, and in …