Unlock your productivity potential with Slack Platform

Connect, simplify, and automate work.

Save time with Slack's new automations

Assemble automations using modular, shareable, and remixable building blocks.

Functions

Create modular functions that automate work in Slack and connect with your services.

Share your functions so anyone can add them to their own workflows.

Workflows

Construct complex workflows by chaining functions together.

Use your custom functions, pick from pre-defined Slack functions, or combine both to get the automations you want.

Triggers

Add triggers to customize how and when to kick off a workflow.

React to events in Slack, run on a schedule, or trigger from external services using webhooks.

Deploy ideas faster

Our developer tools simplify the most tedious parts of development and ensure your automations are enterprise-grade from day one.

Slack CLI

Fast track development by creating, scaffolding, and deploying functions and apps from the command line.

Managed infrastructure

Deploy your automations to secure and managed Slack infrastructure, so you can focus on building.

Datastores

Streamline all your standard database operations by storing, querying and deleting data on Slack infrastructure.

Your work just works, on any device

Block Kit lets you build interfaces without a UI designer. It's available for use in surfaces across all devices without any extra code.

Be inspired

Get a fast start with samples and tutorials for common use cases.


Announcement Bot

Preview, post, and manage announcements sent to one or more channels

Give Kudos

Give kudos and share some kind words with anyone in your workspace

Virtual Running Buddies

Log runs and post a team leaderboard with stats once a week

Request Time Off

Send a time off request to a designated user to be approved or denied; uses interactivity handlers

Build Slack apps

Customize your Slack experience with apps using a wide range of APIs.

Stay up-to-date

May 30, 2024

Version 2.25.0 of the developer tools for the Slack automations platform is kicking off the summer fun! We've added a slack app link command, updated some formatting and debug log outputs, and fixed a few bugs. Check out the 2.25.0 changelog for more details.

May 16, 2024

Version 2.24.0 of the developer tools for the Slack automations platform has landed! We've added the Share Canvas in Thread Slack function, and tweaked some messaging and formatting in the CLI for an easier reading experience. Check out the 2.24.0 changelog for more details.

May 16, 2024

As of May 16, 2024, newly-created Slack apps are no longer able to access the files.upload API method. Learn how to use our new asynchronous upload flow to migrate your existing apps and integrations by March 11, 2025.

May 2, 2024

Our September 2024 retirement of Steps from Apps for our legacy Workflow Builder approaches quickly. Learn more about what this means for your steps and workflows in our changelog and survival guide.

May 2, 2024

Version 2.23.0 of the developer tools for the Slack automations platform is here! We made some improvements for a smoother authorization experience, and fixed a few bugs. Check out the 2.23.0 changelog for more details.

Apr 30, 2024

We updated our developer policy to clarify guidance around circumventing Slack limitations. We also tweaked our developer program agreement. Here is the short list of changes.