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Developing locally

Instead of having to deploy your application on every change to a file, it's possible to develop an app completely locally using the run command. The cloud run command will automatically create a secure connection between your local machine and your Slack workspace (using Socket Mode) so that you can develop and test your application quickly and easily.

Changes made to your app will be automatically reflected live in your workspace when you save with no interventions required. Once you are happy with the state of your app, you can deploy using cloud deploy.

It's important to note that an app that's running locally will create a separate app configuration than any app you deploy.

Apps that run locally are also subject to Admin Approved Apps restrictions, if enabled for the workspace.

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