The Zapier Ruby SDK by David Peterson wraps the API to post to Slack and send an email to notify deployment completion. General usage includes configuration to choose a trigger and action and select a Web Hook account. Rails usage presents how to initiate with few lines of code.
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.
Microsoft has expanded its business application platform, Flow, to support Custom APIs and three new apps. Microsoft made the announcements at its Ignite 2016 event. As Microsoft continues to build its business application platform, more supported apps and more API connectivity will be essential.