Creating a slack bot using PHP to monitor your envato sales

Slack is awesome. Slack is the de-facto of modern team communication and I am pretty sure that this is not the first time you’re hearing something like this about slack. But if you’re really never used slack, oh boy, I feel pity for you πŸ™‚

Anyway, in this article we’re going to make a slack bot that will monitor the sales in our envato account and notify from time to time as soon as someone purchased an item. Pretty useful, eh?

Bootstrapping

Considering you have a slack account, log into it and open a new channel, for example “#sales”. Now go to http://your_slack_url.slack.com/services/new or just click on “Configure Integrations” from your slack app.

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