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Building Your First Slackbot With Python

Published on July 1, 2021 · Updated on July 21, 2021
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By Mason Egger
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Building Your First Slackbot With Python

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About the Talk

Use Slack? Want to make a Slackbot to automate all the things? Slack’s amazing Python libraries can help get your bot up and running. See what a Slackbot is, how to configure it in the Slack developer portal, build our first Python Slackbot, and deploy it to production.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to create a Slackbot in the Slack API Dashboard
  • How to implement a Slackbot in Python
  • Deploy your Slackbot to DigitalOcean App Platform

This Talk Is Designed For

Any developer who wants to build a Slackbot

Prerequisites

Basic Python knowledge and a Slack workspace they can install apps into

Resources

Step-by-step tutorial: How To Build a Slackbot in Python on Ubuntu 20.04

Slack APIs allow you to integrate complex services with Slack beyond out-of-the-box integrations.

DigitalOcean App Platform is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering that allows developers to publish code directly to DigitalOcean servers without worrying about the underlying infrastructure. [Docs]

If you’ve enjoyed this tutorial and our broader community, consider checking out our DigitalOcean products which can also help you achieve your development goals.

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About the authors
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Developer Advocate

Mason is currently a Sr. Developer Advocate at DigitalOcean who specializes in cloud infrastructure, distributed systems, and Python.

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