How to post to a Slack channel from your Ruby/Rails backend
Setup & usage
- Copy the 35 lines small, self explaining 'SlackNotifier' class and use it as follows
- Go to: https://slack.com/apps/A0F7XDUAZ-incoming-webhooks, add the app to your slack team, setup the webhooks default channel and copy your webhook url
- You are ready to post! Use the class as follows:
# this notifier posts to your default channel which you setup in step 2)
notifier = SlackNotifier.new "YOUR-URL"
# or send to another channel with a username and icon
notifier = SlackNotifier.new "YOUR-URL", "#channel", "username", ":ghost:"
# send a message, returns a boolean
notifier.send 'Fancy text containing a cool link: <https://popflakeapp.com|Try me>'