Get a deep link to a particular Slack team to put on your phone's home screen
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Get a deep link to a particular Slack team to put on your phone's home screen. Just works on iOS for now, as it's something I wanted very much for myself. I find myself switching between different Slack teams frequently, and I don't think the Slack iOS app makes it particularly easy to do this. I live in fear of sending embarrassing messages to the wrong team. And so:

iPhone screen with direct-to-team Slack shortcuts

Much of this was inspired/reverse engineered from how the IFTTT app handles the creation of "Do" widgets. This Stack Overflow thread was also very helpful. Much of the code here can probably be repurposed for creating homescreen shortcuts to deep links for other apps. Maybe that's something I will generalize this to in the future?

As it is, you can probably clone this, install the requirements, and (with Python 3!) do python app.py to run it locally. It's also set up to be deployed to Heroku (though it's certainly not "scalable" or any such nonsense). Suggestions, pull requests, etc. are very welcome.

For now, head to toomanyslacks.herokuapp.com on your iOS device to use the pretty, brittle thing.