Send messages to Slack
You can send messages to Slack from vals.
In this guide you’ll create an incoming webhook for your Slack workspace, and send a request to it with a message payload.
Create a Slack app
Visit https://api.slack.com/apps?new_app=1, create a new app From Scratch, and choose your App Name and your workspace.
Go to the incoming webhooks page
On the next page (or in the side bar), click Incoming Webhooks.
Create an incoming webhook
Click the Activate Incoming Webhooks toggle.
Scroll down, and click Add New Webhook to Workspace.
Select the channel which the webhook will send messages to.
Save the webhook address as a secret
You’ll be taken back to the Incoming Webhooks page (if not, you can find it via the side bar).
Copy the Webhook URL for the webhook you just created and save it as a
Val Town environment variable as
Use fetch to send a message
Translate the sample cURL request to a fetch request. You can run the following val:
If it worked, you will get a message in the channel you configured earlier!
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