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POST a JSON payload to a Slack Incoming Webhook using Python requests
'''
This is an example of how to send data to Slack webhooks in Python with the
requests module.
Detailed documentation of Slack Incoming Webhooks:
https://api.slack.com/incoming-webhooks
'''
import json
import requests
# Set the webhook_url to the one provided by Slack when you create the webhook at https://my.slack.com/services/new/incoming-webhook/
webhook_url = 'https://hooks.slack.com/services/T00000000/B00000000/XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX'
slack_data = {'text': "Sup! We're hacking shit together @HackSussex :spaghetti:"}
response = requests.post(
webhook_url, data=json.dumps(slack_data),
headers={'Content-Type': 'application/json'}
)
if response.status_code != 200:
raise ValueError(
'Request to slack returned an error %s, the response is:\n%s'
% (response.status_code, response.text)
)
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