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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.

Create simple workflows

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

Build bots

Add a bot to talk with users and automate tasks (and add a little fun).

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.

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