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Slack

Post by Mess » Sat Jun 13, 2015 10:59 pm

Anyone have expirience working with www.slack.com? Could it be used in development of phpBB?

Seems very user friendly. Its free (with premium options). Integrates with most of the tools "we" currently use like github, travis, jira, IRC etc. And its available on most platforms. That alone seems like a better solution than IRC or atleast an excelent compliment too it.

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Re: Slack

Post by brunoais » Sun Jun 14, 2015 9:02 am

callumacrae made a bot to bridge communication between IRC and slack, btw.

While on it, is there anywhere where I can get what slack is, instead of what slack allows to do?

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Re: Slack

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Re: Slack

Post by brunoais » Sun Jun 14, 2015 10:56 am

Still not good.
None of the 1st page results tell what slack is, they only tell what slack allows to do. If it did, I certainly wouldn't make the question.

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Re: Slack

Post by paulus » Sun Jun 14, 2015 10:58 am

brunoais wrote:Still not good.
None of the 1st page results tell what slack is, they only tell what slack allows to do. If it did, I certainly wouldn't make the question.
Really?
Slack is a platform for team communication: everything in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go.
Directly from the first result: https://slack.com/
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Re: Slack

Post by brunoais » Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:54 am

I can't find. Show me an example pls. I'm probably getting lost in too much on "what slack can do/is used for" and I can't find the "what slack is".

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Re: Slack

Post by Khaos-Rage » Sun Jun 14, 2015 1:32 pm

brunoais wrote:I can't find. Show me an example pls. I'm probably getting lost in too much on "what slack can do/is used for" and I can't find the "what slack is".
So I copypasta this from the slack.com home page.
Slack.com wrote:Slack is a platform for team communication: everything in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go.

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Re: Slack

Post by imkingdavid » Sun Jun 14, 2015 2:36 pm

I use Slack at work. Slack is basically another chat program but it allows integration with various third party services. For instance, my job uses Pivotal Tracker and has it integrated to push comments to a Slack channel any time a commit is pushed. You can also have direct messages to individual users within the team.
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Re: Slack

Post by Mess » Sun Jun 14, 2015 5:18 pm

Yea its just a much better alternative than IRC. The fact that you dont have to be online or have an eggdrop in The channel at all times i a huge plus imo.
Added bonuses are the integrations which makes discussing code blocks much easier.

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Re: Slack

Post by brunoais » Sun Jun 14, 2015 5:30 pm

So... "Slack is a chat program which contains every feature of IRC and integrates some features from popular similar programs, most notably, chat history sharing that Skype/WLM has/had and wide range of plugin capabilities."
Something like that?
paulus wrote:
Slack is a platform for team communication: everything in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go.
Directly from the first result: https://slack.com/
Khaos-Rage wrote: So I copypasta this from the slack.com home page.
Slack.com wrote:Slack is a platform for team communication: everything in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go.
That tells me nearly nothing, though.

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