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How To Make A Fully Working Slack Bot In Under 10 Minutes

How To Make A Fully Working Slack Bot In Under 10 Minutes

Slack is one of the leading communication platforms for millions of users. With it, you can perform instant messaging, document sharing, and a variety of other activities to improve the collaboration between team members. You can also automate or control many things with Bots in Slack by using IDE Software.

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Can you create Slack Bots using Delphi?

Yes you can!

SDriver is a Delphi wrapper for Slack API by Andrea Magni who is one of the Embarcadero MVPs. SDriver is a free and open-source wrapper for Delphi developers.

The best thing is that the wrapper utilizes the native HTTP client libraries for each supported platform – System.Net.HttpClient. And also implemented with System. Threading library to work asynchronously.

What are the features of SDriver?

  • Compatible with FireMonkey, Visual Component Library, and also Non-visual components
  • Support for Message Attachments
  • Support for Incoming Webhooks
  • Implemented using Native HTTP Client Libraries
  • Async implementation using Parallel Programming Library

What are “Incoming Webhooks” in Slack?

Incoming Webhooks are a simple way to post messages from apps into Slack. By creating an Incoming Webhooks you get a unique URL which you can send a JSON payload with the message text and some options.

Check out the SDriver now!


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Software Developer | CS(CyberSec) Undergrad at APU Malaysia | Delphi/C++ Builder Enthusiast | Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador | Microsoft Azure Certified
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