Slack integration

Available under the Integration Family: Notifications

Slack Integration is used to connect Shippable DevOps Assembly Lines platform so that you can send notifications to channels or rooms.

You can create this from the integrations page by following instructions here: Adding an account integration.

This is the information you would require to create this integration:

  • Name -- friendly name for the integration
  • WebhookUrl -- Webhook URL to your Slack channel. This can be overridden when creating a resource. This looks like this: https://hooks.slack.com/services/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

Resources that use this Integration

Resources are the building blocks of assembly lines and some types of resources refer to integrations by their names. The following resource types can be created with a Slack integration.

Default Environment Variables

When you create a resource with this integration, and use it as an IN or OUT for a job that can execute user defined scripts, a set of environment variables are configured by the platform that may be useful to set the context before user defined scripts execute as part of the job. These variables are available when a resource with this integration type is used.

<NAME> is the the friendly name of the resource.

Environment variable Description
<NAME>_INTEGRATION_WEBHOOKURL Webhook URL of the Integration

Shippable Utility Functions

To make it easy to use these environment variables, the platform provides a command line utility that can be used to work with these values.

How to use these utility functions is documented here.

Further Reading