Understanding Slack datastores

Understanding Slack datastores

Jan 5, 2023

Modular Slack apps are able to store data within a datastore — right on Slack’s infrastructure. In this video, we will go over how to create your own datastore and interact with it through code, as well as through the Slack CLI.

Video Resources
An overview of datastores: https://api.slack.com/future/datastores
Github Gist with all commands shown in the video: https://gist.github.com/wongjas/43804c8e9f2213e90be10a04abf1b709
Get started with a “Hello World” app with the future platform: https://api.slack.com/tutorials/tracks/hello-world

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Explore The Slack API: https://api.slack.com/future

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00:00 Intro

00:48 Defining a datastore

02:39 Add datastore item

03:00 CLI datastore commands

03:55 Query the datastore

04:57 Delete datastore item

05:22 Connect with Slack