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Building Bots with Node.js by Madan Bhintade, Eduardo Freitas

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Chapter 6. BotKit – Document Manager Agent for Slack

In Chapter 4 , A Slack Quote Bot, we saw how Slack is a great collaboration platform. While collaborating, teams can get the inspirational quotes from They Said So services right in their Slack channels. In this chapter, we will see a use case for Slack that's a little more complex than just getting quotes. Here, we will be building a Slack bot called DocMan bot with the help of Howdy BotKit. DocMan bot should be able to search document(s) and also provide a link to download them, based on team members' requests.

Our Slack bot, DocMan, will be built using MongoDB for data storage and Amazon S3 for research document or file storage. Details about MongoDB and Amazon S3 storage will be detailed ...

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