Semi-realtime profile photos in Slack.
Take a photo from your webcam every few minutes and automagically update your Slack profile photo!
You'll need ImageSnap installed. Homebrew makes this easy.
brew install imagesnap
There are two ways to install Sqwack, using Composer or downloading a Phar binary.
Install globally with Composer:
composer global require 'heyupdate/sqwack=~0.1'
To update you can then use:
composer global update
Be sure to add
~/.composer/vendor/bin to your
Download the Phar binary
sqwack.phar binary from the latest release.
Make the file executable
chmod +x ~/Downloads/sqwack.phar
Snap a photo
Run the command with your Slack team domain as the
(i.e. for https://team.slack.com we would use "team")
sqwack snap -t team
Enter your Slack email and password. Once logged in your cookie will be saved in
~/.sqwack so you
don't need to keep entering your credentials.
To continuously capture a new photo every few minutes use the
sqwack cron -t team
Get help by running:
Check this github project wiki