New Slack tools let you chat with bots using buttons

Slack is making it easier for people to interact with third-party services that integrate with its chat app with the launch of a new developer tool that lets bots add clickable buttons to their messages. 
What that means is that someone can submit an expense request to an app that’s integrated into Slack, and that person’s manager can then receive it — within the chat interface — along with buttons that let them easily approve or deny the request. 

It’s part of Slack’s push to enhance its chat application with third-party integrations. This makes it easier for people to interact with outside services from within Slack, something the company has been emphasizing as one of its key features. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here


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