Appendix A: Install Apps
Slack wants to provide more features—way more features!—than the company could ever create on their own. Their approach is to be a platform upon which other services can build. This commitment, and third-party developers’ embrace of Slack, has become one of the best things about the service.
Making conduits to other ecosystems possible, and providing access to extra single-purpose tools, even tiny ones, makes Slack richer and more useful. Slack calls these third-party connections apps.
For example, your workspace may be using an app that ties ...