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Programming language: Go
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Latest version: v0.6.0

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README

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This library supports most if not all of the api.slack.com REST calls, as well as the Real-Time Messaging protocol over websocket, in a fully managed way.

Changelog

CHANGELOG.md is available. Please visit it for updates.

Installing

go get

$ go get -u github.com/nlopes/slack

Example

Getting all groups

import (
    "fmt"

    "github.com/nlopes/slack"
)

func main() {
    api := slack.New("YOUR_TOKEN_HERE")
    // If you set debugging, it will log all requests to the console
    // Useful when encountering issues
    // slack.New("YOUR_TOKEN_HERE", slack.OptionDebug(true))
    groups, err := api.GetGroups(false)
    if err != nil {
        fmt.Printf("%s\n", err)
        return
    }
    for _, group := range groups {
        fmt.Printf("ID: %s, Name: %s\n", group.ID, group.Name)
    }
}

Getting User Information

import (
    "fmt"

    "github.com/nlopes/slack"
)

func main() {
    api := slack.New("YOUR_TOKEN_HERE")
    user, err := api.GetUserInfo("U023BECGF")
    if err != nil {
        fmt.Printf("%s\n", err)
        return
    }
    fmt.Printf("ID: %s, Fullname: %s, Email: %s\n", user.ID, user.Profile.RealName, user.Profile.Email)
}

Minimal RTM usage:

See https://github.com/nlopes/slack/blob/master/examples/websocket/websocket.go

Minimal EventsAPI usage:

See https://github.com/nlopes/slack/blob/master/examples/eventsapi/events.go

Contributing

You are more than welcome to contribute to this project. Fork and make a Pull Request, or create an Issue if you see any problem.

License

BSD 2 Clause license


*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the slack README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.