The Pokémon Go Slack Integration combines the unofficial Pokémon Go Rocket API and Slack to deliver notifications about Pokémon Go. This integration provides information such as distance from a Pokémon, direction, Pokémon despawn times, and lure data. Developers need to set up an incoming webhook integration in Slack.
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Entertainment and Education APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including eCommerce, Transportation, and Education. Featured today is an API for integrating Pokemon Go with Slack and an API for Basecamp collaborative platform. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.