Verify Slack requests in AWS Lambda and Python

Posted on Sat, 30 June 2018 in development • Tagged with development, python, aws, lambda, serverless, slack, security

Slack announced yesterday a new way to verify the HTTP requests for e.g. Slash commands and Events API it sends to web server. In this article I will show how to implement this in Python and AWS Lambda.

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Replacing Web App with Slack Dialogs

Posted on Fri, 03 November 2017 in development • Tagged with development, slack

Replacing custom Web Apps with Slack Dialogs.

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Website and API monitoring with AdminLabs

Posted on Mon, 17 October 2016 in development • Tagged with devops, monitoring, slack, development

Website and REST API monitoring with AdminLabs, my review.

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Making Slack work for you

Posted on Wed, 23 September 2015 in development • Tagged with development, automation, slack, chatbots

I have fallen for Slack. For anyone who might not know, Slack is basically just another team chat. Basically. And then some.

You can extend the messaging from just people (Disclaimer: Not to belittle people ;) ) to basically anything that you and your team members can think of via integrations. There are plenty of available integrations to popular web services, which just need a little configuration (e.g. API-key or RSS feed URL) to get them up and running. If there is not a ready-made integration available, you can implement the required communication with Incoming WebHooks or Slack Real Time …

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