Posts Tagged ‘automation’

Automatically post Slack messages at specific times

The goal: At specific times, I wanted a bot to automatically post something. For example – To boost conversation within my company and get people more comfortable with expressing themselves, I set up an automation so every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday – a fun question is posted to a Slack channel. Ways you can do…

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Using Slack Cleaner to automatically erase messages within Slack

NOTE: In order to use Slack-Cleaner, you do need administrative privileges to your Slack group. Be aware – there’s a bit of coding involved, but nothing that I don’t explain in the instructions below. You’re probably using the free version of Slack, and need to do some maintanence. Maybe there’s been a troublesome user who…

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Python and Game of Thrones (Part 1 of 3)

With the final season of Game of Thrones happening soon, I wanted to do something fun. And by fun, I mean writing a 3 part series on some cool things you can do with Python! Because why not? Check out Part 2 and Part 3 here. I wanted to learn Python for a long time,…

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How to automate form submissions/logins

Python has a lot of libraries to manipulate the web. For example: If you want any web browser automation, there’s Python and Selenium. While if you want to scrape web content, there’s Python and Websoup. These tools are helpful for web developers to simplify our lives. In this tutorial, we’ll be covering how to automate…

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