We were using Slack and decided to create a bot to keep our group company.
What it does
This bot responds to select key phrases, including introductions/greetings and
How we built it
Slack has a unique API that allows users to create apps directly. It is very useful in creating the application. We edited the starting code using Glitch to create a few custom responses.
Challenges we ran into
Deciding what we actually wanted to do in the first place.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Getting a demoable project.
What we learned
The Slack API, Node JS, setting up a website using Bootstrap and Github Pages, and creativity should not be delayed till the last minute.
What's next for Working Title
Add more responses to the bot and have custom backslash commands such that users can play mini games between each other through the bot.