The Most Advance Meme Bot for Slack

What is Serverless Slackbot Doge?

Slackbot Doge is a serverless meme bot for Slack that utilizes and leverages the following Amazon Web Services : Amazon API, Amazon S3 Buckets, Amazon Lambda. Best of all, it is easy to install.

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Lambda Function & S3 Bucket

Create an Amazon S3 bucket that will contain all your user-generated memes.
Download SlackBot Doge zip from Github and upload it to your Lambda function. Give your Lambda function access to your S3 resources by going to configuration->role->custom role and adding the following policy. Make sure to update the Resource to your own. Custom Role

IAM Policy

    "Version": "2012-10-17",
    "Statement": [
        "Sid": "Stmt1472400819800",
        "Action": "s3:*",
        "Effect": "Allow",
        "Resource": "arn:aws:s3:::slackbotdoge:*"
        "Effect": "Allow",
        "Action": [
        "Resource": "arn:aws:logs:*:*:*"

API Gateway

In the Amazon dashboard, navigate to Amazon API Gateway and click on Create API.
Custom Role Fill in some basic API information and then click Create API. Now create a new API GET method and set the integration type to Lambda Function. Make sure that the Lambda Region corresponds to your Lambdas region. If you have done everything correctly your Lambda function should automatically prepopulate. Then click save.
Custom Role

Now we are going to MAP Slacks request variables.
Click on Integration Request->Body Mapping Templates->Add Mapping Template
Custom Role Put the following into the header type


and put the following into the template

#set($queryMap = $input.params().querystring)
#foreach( $key in $queryMap.keySet())
  "$key" : "$queryMap.get($key)"

Amazon API Gateway

Slash Command

Create a custom command for your team by going to
https://<YOUR TEAM> Slack Slash Command and clicking on Make a Custom Integration->Slash Command. Choose a command and continue.
Slack Slash Command

Continue filling out whatever information is necessary. For the URL field make sure to input your Amazon API Gateway API URL and for the Method select GET.
Slack Slash Command

That's it!

Everything should be working just fine. If you are running into any issues feel free to send me a tweet @notMiloBejda. SlackBot Doge repo can be found here :