Instant Slack Feedback
How do you get instant feedback from your colleagues on Slack? Perhaps it’s just a simple question, where shall we go for lunch? Or when shall we organise an event for.
There are a few poll Slack Apps available on the directory, but I wanted to see how easy or otherwise it would be to use the Slack API, to build my own our team. Slack also recently released Message Buttons and these new message attachments seemed like the perfect way to user responses to a poll.
Turns out you can easily put something together over the course of a day.
So what’s in a Slack App? You currently can have incoming webhooks for specific channels, this allows you to post messages from an external server into that channel using the specific hook URL you’re given.
You can also have commands, these are things like
/invite jake. Slack will send you a HTTPS POST command with the command and the
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