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Building a bot for Slack? Here are some ways to get started!

Hello, bot makers!

Thinking of building a bot for Slack? Get started with these hand-plucked resources and tools.

Send your first Slack bot message in minutes, no baggage, no OAuth.

You can build your bot with Beep Boop, a framework for easy-peasy Slack bots, or use BotKit.

Empower users to make a precise action with a slash command.

Bot UX can go beyond a back-and-forth exchange. Make yours interactive with buttons and menus that help people move work forward.

Get the latest Slack platform news delivered fresh by installing the Slack Platform News App. (Intermittent and delightful updates only, served up to the Slack channel of your choosing.)


We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email and we'll respond as soon as we can.