8 Posts tagged: Courier Live

Courier Live: Sending Notifications via Slack

Posted by Aydrian Howard on September 16th, 2020

As a follow up to the Courier Live where Troy and I built the Pigeon Weather App, I went back and added support for sending the notification as a direct message in Slack. Adding this additional channel only required adding the Slack provider, designing the message, and updating our Glitch App to accept Slack profile information.

Courier Live: Controlling IoT using the Webhook Provider

Posted by Aydrian Howard on September 9th, 2020

Riley Napier from our engineering team returned for our September 2nd Courier Live. Together we used the Courier Webhook Provider to send a notification using an unconventional channel, a BlinkStick Square.

Courier Live: Designing Slack Notifications using Block Kit and Jsonnet

Posted by Aydrian Howard on September 2nd, 2020

Earlier this summer, Riley Napier from our engineering team joined me for our June 24th Courier Live to help me build a Slack Slash Command to display estimated departure times for BART Stations. We created a Glitch ExpressJS app to accept the commands and Courier to handle the responses. We designed the messages by dynamically generating Block Kit using Jsonnet.

Courier Live: Getting the Most out of Courier Logs

Posted by Aydrian Howard on August 26th, 2020

During our August 19th Courier Live, Tony Nguyen from our engineering team joined me to talk about my favorite Courier feature, the logs. We presented a high level overview of the logs and dove into the details of each timeline event in the Courier Application. We then covered how you could retrieve the same information using the Messages API.

Courier Live: No Code Notifications powered by Segment

Posted by Aydrian Howard on August 19th, 2020

Danny Douglass from our engineering team joined me for our August 12th Courier Live. We discussed a No Code approach to sending notifications using Courier as a Segment destination. It took less than 30 minutes from setup to sending our first notification.

Courier Live: Supporting Idempotent Requests with the Courier Node.js SDK

Posted by Aydrian Howard on August 12th, 2020

During our August 5th Courier Live, I was joined by Riley Napier, one of our Sr. Software Engineers. Together we updated the Courier Node.js SDK to support our new Idempotent Requests feature.

Courier Live: Branding and white-labeling email notifications

Posted by Aydrian Howard on August 5th, 2020

During our July 29th Courier Live, I was joined by our Head of Customer Success, Nate Munger. Together we discussed our new Brands feature set and walked through using it to send an email.

Live streaming with the Courier Community

Posted by Aydrian Howard on August 4th, 2020

Every Wednesday at noon Pacific, we'll be streaming Courier Live on our Twitch channel. Our first Courier Live, where we walked through adding email and text notifications to an existing application using Courier, is available on YouTube.

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