Build personalized applications with Slack’s APIs – Part 2
Updated: Aug 24, 2021
Aug 15, 2019 | Bits In Glass
For this post, we’ll continue to use our Webhook to send messages to our Slack channel, but now we’ll automate it using a Slack “Slash Command”. Slash Commands let users trigger an interaction with your app directly from the message box in Slack.
Our Slash Command will be useful for us because we won’t have to use Postman anymore to send a message from our Slack app to our channel. Instead, we will just send it directly from any conversation in Slack!
To make this possible, we’ll need an integration that will trigger our Webhook. We will essentially be replacing Postman with a MuleSoft application, which will be called using our new Slash Command in Slack.
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