Creating a Slack Bot

Brice McIver JavaScript, Node.js, Technology Snapshot Leave a Comment

If you have ever worked on a team project, then you’ve needed some way to communicate with your team. For a very small team with all of its members based in one place, face-to-face communication might be your go-to method of handling project conversations.

However, once your project size progresses past that point, there’s a good chance that you’ll at least evaluate using a collaborative software package to help manage your project. Slack is a popular option for this.

In this blog, I’ll show the basic steps you can take to integrate Slack with your existing tools and workflows. In particular, we will set up Slack for incoming webhooks and event subscriptions, showing how to program a Slack bot to say personalized “Welcome to the channel” and a “Goodbye” messages.

Let’s get started…



See Keyhole at Nebraska.Code() 2017

Lauren Fournier Community, Company News Leave a Comment

Keyhole Software is excited to once again be a Gold sponsor of the Nebraska.Code() Conference. If you have yet to register to attend, use promo code Keyhole10 to receive 10% off of your 2017 conference ticket cost.

The conference will take place this week, Wednesday through Friday, May 17-19. Wednesday will consist of half and full-day workshops, while Thursday and Friday will consist of one-hour breakout sessions.

Keyhole will be giving away a $150 Amazon gift card in a random drawing. Stop by the Keyhole booth on Thursday to enter the drawing, which will take place early Friday afternoon.

Numerous conference sessions will be led by Keyhole Software team members on a myriad of technical topics. Make sure to attend the following Keyhole sessions when setting your own personal conference calendar….