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Send messages

Messages are the building blocks of apps and bots. Start from “Hello, world,” or connect a service you already use.

Give users a shortcut

Help users discover what your app can do with Shortcuts.

Automate with workflows

Harness the power of apps, without the code.

Create simple interactions

Your app can respond to user activity, and buttons let users complete simple tasks (like requests and approvals).

Set up internal tools

Need a slash command or a bot just for your team? All our tools can be used for internal integrations.

Publish your app

Submit your app to the Slack App Directory, and reach millions of daily active Slack users.

Latest from the changelog

Oct 30, 2020

The admin.analytics.getFile method returns compressed JSON files with workspace member analytics for the day of your choice—now available for Enterprise.

Oct 22, 2020

App modals can now be 'popped out' by users, giving them their own resizable, movable window. No app changes are needed, we just wanted to pop in with an update.

Browse more of the Changelog here.

Latest from the platform blog

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Recent tutorials

Sarah Barnekow
Jul 29, 2020

Workflow Builder Steps from Apps

Learn how to configure a Workflow Builder Step from your App. Read More

Adam Marinelli
Oct 6, 2020

Workflow Builder Steps from Apps: Advanced Concepts

Workflow Builder Steps: Advanced Concepts. Read More

Shay DeWael
Oct 1, 2020

Building an app with Bolt for Python

Bolt for Python is the quickest way for Python developers to start building Slack apps. Learn how to create your first Bolt app with an interactive app home.. Read More

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