With just a few lines of code, you can create a Xojo app for iOS and Android that shows a new cat picture each time you launch it. I call this app “CatsUp!”. It’s a play on ketchup/catsup, get it?
What is Slackbot?
Slack has an API called “slash commands” that lets a user type a slash (/) followed by a command name in order to perform a special action. For example, Slack has many built-in slash commands, one example is /help. Here’s how you can easily add your own slash commands using a Xojo web app and the HandleSpecialURL (or HandleURL) method.
Your slash command makes an HTTP request to your Xojo web service app. The web services does its thing and then returns the result back to Slack to display.
It’s time again for Hour of Code! The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can participate in Hour of Code, from ages 4 to 104. At Xojo, we are again participating in this wonderful way to help people learn to program.
On the Internet, everyone loves cats. Using HTTPSocket and The Cat REST API, Xojo makes it easy for you to get the cat pictures you need to brighten your day. Read on to learn how to make everyday Caturday…and for more cat puns.