Start building Slack apps

An introduction to apps

Tour the basics of the Slack app platform. Take a trip through the creation and installation of your first app.

Start here

Finding your way

Planning your app

Plot a course through the vast ocean of possibilities available to Slack apps.

Read our guide to planning your app and set sail.

Designing a great app experience

Choose the best route for your users and give them a wonderful journey.

Orient yourself using our user-experience design guides.


Building Slack apps

Use our construction resources to give you a shortcut to a great Slack app.

Our overview of building apps contains a wealth of handy nuts and bolts.


Build — a guide to crafting Slack apps

Learn how to plan and build an app your team will love using this downloadable book.


App UI Guidelines

Read about our best practices for designing great Slack app experiences.