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A Slack bot framework

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A simple framework for building slack bots

Phial is a slack bot framework, modelled loosely on flask.

NOTE: This package is still in early development, things are likely to change

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from phial import Phial, command, Response

bot = Phial('---slack token here---')

@bot.command('greet <name>')
def greet(name):
    '''Simple command with argument which replies to a message'''
    return "Hello {0}".format(name)


By default the bot requires a prefix of ! before its commands. This can be changed in the config.

> !greet jim
> Hello Jim


  • Simple command definition
  • Send messages to slack
  • Reply to messages in a thread
  • Reply to messages with a reaction
  • Upload Files

Examples of commands utilising these features can be found in the examples folder


$ pip install phial-slack


If a feature is missing, or you can improve the code please submit a PR or raise an Issue


phial - MIT © 2017 James Seden Smith

Erlenmeyer Flask by Iconic from the Noun Project - CC BY 3.0 (used in examples/phial.png)

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