hubot-slack-fork

A Slack adapter for hubot

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hubot-slack

This is a Hubot adapter to use with Slack.

Quickstart: Hubot for Slack on Heroku

First, read and understand the instructions on the Hubot wiki. You will be following those instructions, with the following modifications:

  1. Edit package.json and add hubot-slack to the dependencies section.
  2. Edit Procfile and change it to use the slack adapter:

     web: bin/hubot --adapter slack
    
  3. Activate the Hubot service on your "Team Services" page inside Slack.

  4. Configure your Hubot install using the variables displayed on the Hubot Team Service page. Examples:

     % heroku config:add HEROKU_URL=http://soothing-mists-4567.herokuapp.com
     % heroku config:add HUBOT_SLACK_TOKEN=dqqQP9xlWXAq5ybyqKAU0axG
     % heroku config:add HUBOT_SLACK_TEAM=myteam
     % heroku config:add HUBOT_SLACK_BOTNAME=slackbot
    
  5. Follow the rest of the Hubot instructions to get up-and-running.

Adapter configuration

This adapter uses the following environment variables:

HUBOT_SLACK_TOKEN

This is the service token you are given when you add Hubot to your Team Services.

HUBOT_SLACK_TEAM

This is your team's Slack subdomain. For example, if your team is https://myteam.slack.com/, you would enter myteam here.

HUBOT_SLACK_BOTNAME

Optional. What your Hubot is called on Slack. If you entered slackbot here, you would address your bot like slackbot: help. Otherwise, defaults to hubot.

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