Building Slack Bots by Paul Asjes

By Paul Asjes

Key Features

  • This is the 1st developer's consultant to programming for Slack
  • It covers every little thing you must create chat bots for Slack's conversational UI
  • It's filled with real looking examples, usable code, and lucid motives on every thing you must know

Book Description

Slack grants that its clients will "be much less busy." Slack bots engage with clients in Slack chatrooms, delivering worthwhile quick info, and automating paintings. This e-book provides every little thing you want to construct strong and necessary Slack bots.

You'll see how one can hook into the Slack API to create software program which may learn and publish to chatrooms, reply to instructions and tricks given in typical conversational language, and construct enjoyable and necessary bots to your personal office, either as a entrance finish in your personal carrier and to distribute and percentage as apps. it's also possible to promote your bots and construct a enterprise as a Slack bot developer.

Throughout the booklet, you will construct beneficial and enjoyable instance functions that you should regulate in your personal occasions. those diversity from basic, enjoyable functions to enliven discussions to valuable, data-driven apps that can assist you make judgements fast and deal with work.

What you'll learn

  • Receive and ship messages despatched in Slack
  • Respond to person commands
  • Process ordinary language
  • Perform valuable projects on instructions reminiscent of fetching information from exterior sources
  • Use webhooks and cut down commands
  • Create a Google school room and upload personalized info for every person class

About the Author

Paul Asjes began programming on his TI-83 calculator in highschool and has been hooked ever since.

Specializing in JavaScript, he's continually drawn to staying modern with the most recent advancements within the box. presently, he's construction common full-stack apps with applied sciences reminiscent of React, Webpack, and Node whilst he isn't spending a long way an excessive amount of time on Slack.

Since his IRC days, he has been attracted to chat bots and the way they are often used. He has written a number of Slack bots so far, starting from bots that facilitate taking part in video games to bots that retrieve vital enterprise metrics.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting began with Slack
  2. Your First Bot
  3. Adding Complexity
  4. Using Data
  5. Understanding and Responding to average Language
  6. Webhooks and lessen Commands
  7. Publishing Your App

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