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 🙂
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?
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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I have been working whole day today on writing this rest client library for php developers to communicate with Openshift REST api. OpenShift is a fantastic Polyglot PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) brought to you by RedHat. To perform various operations with your openshift account you need to use their command line tool “rhc” (a gem, requires ruby). … Continue reading OpenShift PHP Rest Client Library
Parsing incoming emails is a common task for many web application which deals with emails, and then take decision on the parsed contents. However, piping the incoming mail stream to an external script is not everyone’s food and it needs good knowledge on shell scripting and also you need to be good with your mail … Continue reading Parsing inbound emails with Mailgun, how to
We, the developers at Leevio are currently developing an open source group collaboration application. We are using RackSpace Cloud servers since the very beginning of the development and we will also deploy in on rack space cloud. As a part of our study we’d found that RackSpace provides excellent API to manage your cloud services. … Continue reading RackSpace Cloud Server Client Library for PHP
twitter’s streaming API is still in beta and is a good source of collecting public tweets. but unfortunately not all those methods are instantly usable by third parties (u need to provide written statements and so on). but for testing, three of these streaming APIs are usable by anyone at this moment which are spritzer, … Continue reading collecting data from streaming APIs in twitter