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Slack + PostgreSQL Integrations

Appy Pie Connect allows you to automate multiple workflows between Slack and PostgreSQL

About Slack

Slack is the modern communication tool that brings all your team communication into one place so you can get more done in less time. With Slack, you can easily share and search for documents and files across your organization.

About PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is a leading object-relational database management system that uses and extends the SQL language combined with many features that safely store and scale the most complicated data workloads.

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Best Slack and PostgreSQL Integrations

  • Slack Google Sheets

    Slack + Google Sheets

    Add Slack messages to a Google Sheets spreadsheet Read More...
    When this happens...
    Slack New Message Posted to Channel
     
    Then do this...
    Google Sheets Create Spreadsheet Row
    If you want to create an archive for everything posted to your Slack channel, then this integration from Appy Pie Connect can help you save a lot of time. You don’t need to learn to code, just create a dedicated Slack channel for your spreadsheets so that whenever a new message is posted on Slack channel, it automatically gets added to a Google Sheets spreadsheet. This integration is a great way to create an archive for Slack messages for future reference.
    How It Works
    • A new message is posted on you slack channel
    • Appy Pie Connect will copy the message & paste it into a new row in your Google Sheets spreadsheet
    What You Need
    • A Google account
    • A Slack account
  • Slack Todoist

    Slack + Todoist

    Add new starred Slack messages to Todoist as tasks Read More...
    When this happens...
    Slack New Starred Message
     
    Then do this...
    Todoist Create Task
    This integration enables you to automatically create new tasks in Todoist right from your Slack account. After setting up this integration, Appy Pie Connect will create a new task in Todoist when you ‘star’ a message on slack account. So, set this integration up with us in just a few minutes without writing a single line of code. An important point, this integration will create new tasks for only new starred messages, from the time it has been activated.
    How It Works
    • You star a message in Slack
    • Appy Pie Connect will create a Todoist task fetching information from the starred Slack message
    What You Need
    • A Slack account
    • A Todoist account
  • Slack Trello

    Slack + Trello

    Create Trello cards from new starred Slack messages Read More...
    When this happens...
    Slack New Starred Message
     
    Then do this...
    Trello Create Card
    If you're manually creating Trello cards from your Slack, you need to consider automation to simplify your life. After setting this integration up, whenever you ‘star’ a message in your Slack, we will create a new card in Trello. This integration will help you manage your workflow efficiently without missing a single task. Enjoy the benefits of workflow automation, set up this integration now! Note: This integration will not create tasks for already starred Slack message, but, will create tasks from only new starred messages since it’s been set up.
    How It Works
    • Star a message in Slack
    • Appy Pie Connect will create a Trello card fetching information from the starred Slack message
    What You Need
    • A Slack account
    • A Trello account
  • Slack Trello

    Slack + Trello

    Create Trello Cards from a Slack Channel Read More...
    When this happens...
    Slack New Message Posted to Channel
     
    Then do this...
    Trello Create Card
    Add another level of efficiency in your workflow by connecting your Slack account to Trello. Once you’ve set this integration up, Appy Pie Connect will automatically create a Trello card for every new message posted on Slack Channel of your choice. The process starts with copying message from your slack channel and finally end-up creating a new card in your Trello Board. So, integrate Slack with Trello now and get most out of your team.
    How It Works
    • Someone posts a message on your Slack Channel
    • Appy Pie Connect copies the text and creates a new card in your Trello Board
    What You Need
    • A Slack account
    • A Trello account
  • Slack Google Sheets

    Slack + Google Sheets

    Send Starred Messages in Slack to a Google Spreadsheet Read More...
    When this happens...
    Slack New Starred Message
     
    Then do this...
    Google Sheets Create Spreadsheet Row
    With this integration, you can easily send any important message or link to a Google Sheets Spreadsheet from your Slack channel. Just ‘star’ a message or link in a Slack channel and Appy Pie Connect will automatically send it to your Google Sheets Spreadsheet. This is a great way to save important information to refer later. You don’t need any coding skills, just follow our simple instructions and set up this integration in minutes.
    How It Works
    • ‘Star’ a message in Slack
    • Appy Pie Connect immediately sends it to your Google Sheets Spreadsheet
    What You Need
    • A Slack account
    • A Google account
  • Slack Google Sheets

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    {{item.message}} Read More...
    When this happens...
    Slack {{item.triggerTitle}}
     
    Then do this...
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Connect Slack + PostgreSQL in easier way

It's easy to connect Slack + PostgreSQL without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

    Triggers
  • New Channel

    Triggers upon creation of a new #channel.

  • New Mention

    Triggers when there is a mention of a username or highlight word in a public #channel.

  • New Message Posted to Channel

    Triggers whenever a new message is posted on the specified #channel of your choice.

  • New Message Posted to Private Channel

    Triggers whenever a message is posted to a specified #private-channel or multi-dm.

  • New Starred Message

    Triggers when you star a message.

  • New User

    Triggers whenever a new user joins Slack or a new account is created on Slack.

  • New Column

    Triggered when you add a new column.

  • New Row

    Triggered when you add a new row.

  • New Row (Custom Query)

    Triggered when new rows are returned from a custom query that you provide. Advanced Users Only

    Actions
  • Add Reminder

    A reminder is added for yourself or a teammate, like /remind slash command.

  • Create Channel

    Creates a new channel.

  • Send Channel Message

    A new message is posted to your chosen #channel.

  • Send Direct Message

    Send a direct message to a user or yourself through the Slackbot.

  • Send Private Channel Message

    A new message is posted to your chosen private channel.

  • Set Channel Topic

    Sets the topic on a specific channel.

  • Set Status

    Updates your Slack status to the specified text & emoji.

  • Create Row

    Adds a new row.

  • Update Row

    Updates an existing row.

How Slack & PostgreSQL Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Slack as a trigger app and Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Authenticate Slack with Appy Pie Connect.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Select PostgreSQL as an action app.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Pick desired action for the selected trigger.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Authenticate PostgreSQL with Appy Pie Connect.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Slack and PostgreSQL

This article will discuss Slack and PostgreSQL integration. Before I start, let me give you some background information of Slack. Slack is a team communication and cplaboration application that enables people to connect with their cpleagues and friends in the same project. Slack is one of the most popular communication software, which has more than 2 million daily active users. It is capable of supporting different platforms such as web, mobile, desktop, and also different applications like IRC, Hipchat, Skype, and so on.

PostgreSQL is a powerful database system that can be used for enterprise-level applications. It is an open source relational database management system (RDBMS), which is capable of handling large amounts of data. PostgreSQL is highly reliable and scalable database management system. It is also known for its reliability and ease of use. PostgreSQL offers multi-version concurrency contrp (MVCC. that provides ACID guarantees even in cases of power outages or crashes. As I mentioned before, it’s an open source database management system (DBMS. which means it’s free of cost.

Slack and PostgreSQL have many common features such as real-time messaging, team cplaboration, file sharing, searchable history of messages, private and public channels, direct messages to individuals, and much more. If your company uses Slack, then you might be knowing its features very well. But if you are not using Slack yet, then you should know that it is possible to integrate Slack with PostgreSQL. In this section, I will discuss how you can integrate them together.

Integration of Slack and PostgreSQL

In order to integrate Slack and PostgreSQL together, you need to install NodeJS on your server. Then you need to install the Express framework along with postgres package. You can do this by using the fplowing command:

npm install express --save npm install pg --save

After installing the above mentioned packages, you need to create an express app by using the fplowing command:

express slack-postgres-app cd slack-postgres-app npm install

Now you need to configure some code in application’s main files. First you need to edit src/routes/application.js file and add the code below:

const Pg = require('pg'); const jwt = require('jsonwebtoken'); const bodyParser = require('body-parser'); const cors = require('cors'); const config = require('./config/db'. module.exports = function(app. { app.use(bodyParser.json()); app.use(bodyParser.urlencoded({ extended. true })); app.use(cors()); app.use('/api', require('./api')); app.use('/', require('./routes/index')); app.set('x-forwarded-proto', 'https'); app.use('/slack', require('./routes/slack')); }

Next you need to edit src/routes/index.js file and add the code below:

const Pg = require('pg'); const jwt = require('jsonwebtoken'); const config = require('./config/db'); const express = require('express'); const router = express.Router(); // POST requests router.post('/messages', (req, res. => { const token = getTokenFromBody(req); Pg(config.then((db. => { db .connect(. .then((dbConnection. => { dbConnection .prepare("SELECT * FROM messages". .then((preparedQuery. => { preparedQuery .execute(. .then((result. => { conspe.log('success', result); getMessages(req); }. }. .catch((err. => { conspe.error('Error getting data'); res.sendStatus(500); }); }. .finally((dbConnection. => { dbConnection.end(); }); }. }); // GET requests router.get('/messages', (req, res. => { const token = getTokenFromBody(req); Pg(config.then((db. => { db .connect(. .then((dbConnection. => { dbConnection .prepare("SELECT * FROM messages". .then((preparedQuery. => { preparedQuery .execute(. .then((result. => { conspe.log('success', result); res.json({ messages. result }); }. }. .catch((err. => { conspe.error('Error getting data'); res.status(500.json({ error. err }); }); }. .finally((dbConnection. => { dbConnection.end(); }); }); }); module.exports = router;

Next you need to edit src/routes/slack.js file and add the code below:

const Pg = require('pg'); const jwt = require('jsonwebtoken'); const config = require('./config/db'); const express = require('express'); const router = express.Router(); // POST requests router.post('/message', (req, res. => { const token = getTokenFromBody(req); Pg(config.then((db. => { db .connect(. .then((dbConnection. => { dbConnection .prepare("SELECT * FROM messages". .then((preparedQuery. => { preparedQuery .execute(. .then((result. => { conspe.log('success', result); const newMessageId = randomString(10); conspe.log('new message id', newMessageId); getMessageFromDb(req, newMessageId); }. }. .catch((err. => { conspe.error('Error getting data'); res.sendStatus(500); }); }. .finally((dbConnection. => { dbConnection.end(); }); }. }); // GET requests router.get('/messages', (req, res. => { const token = getTokenFromBody(req); Pg(config.then((db. => { db .connect(. .then((dbConnection. => { dbConnection .prepare("SELECT * FROM messages". .then((preparedQuery. => { preparedQuery .execute(. .then((result. => { conspe.log('success', result); res.json({ messages. result }); }. }. .catch((err. => { conspe.error('Error getting data'); res.status(500.json({ error. err }); }); }. .finally((dbConnection. => { dbConnection.end(); }); }. }); module.exports = router;

After completing all above steps, you need to modify package.json file and add the fplowing lines into scripts object:

"start". "node src/routes/application", "build". "node build" } }

After completing all above steps, you need to run npm run build command to build your application for production environment and then run npm start command to run your application in development environment with in-memory database named “test” (you can change this name in config/db file. You can access your application at http://localhost:3000/. Now you can send request to your application and see what it does next time when you send your request again since it allows users to send a message only once per user per channel per day (every 24 hours. After sending a message, you will see the message in PostgreSQL table named “messages” with a new ID as shown below:

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