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|Slack Incoming Webhooks||The Slack Incoming Webhooks API allows developers to post messages to Slack from their apps. Developers will need to create a Slack app, enable incoming webhooks, and create an incoming webhook...||Messaging||Streaming|
|Slack Real Time Messaging Websocket||The Real Time Messaging WebSocket API returns events from Slack and sends messages to users. This API works with the bot user integration available on the Slack guide. If developers prefer pushed...||Messaging||Streaming|
|Slack Conversations||The Slack Conversations API reviews messaging history, creates DM channels, archives channels, invites team members, and sets a conversation purpose. The Slack Conversations API provides your app...||Messaging||REST|
|Slack Events Webhooks||The Events API allows developers to build applications that respond to activities in Slack. User and bot based event subscriptions can be received in JSON format. Once event types are specified,...||Messaging||Streaming|
|Slack Bot||The Slack Bot REST API allows developers to build bots and bot users for Slack. The main API method is creating and customizing bots and bot users for Slack. Slack is a tool for managing team...||Bots||REST|
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Daily API RoundUp: PortaText, Carnival, Joysticket, Virgil Security, plus Shippo, Preact, Algorithmia, Slack SDKs
Four APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in multiple categories including Marketing, Rewards and Messaging. Also new to the directory are SDKs for integrating Shippo shipping platform, and algorithm knowledge community Algorithmia. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Finding an apartment in San Francisco’s notoriously competitive rental market is a challenge. The author of this tutorial created a mashup of the Slackbot API with maps and a Craigslist scraper to help him identify apartments that match his criteria as soon as they become available.