Can I create a HipChat integration with more than just slash commands?

I'm looking into creating some custom HipChat integrations, and I see you can add slash commands, but I'm wondering how you do something a little more complex than just slash commands (e.g. matching on regular expressions, etc.). Ideally I'd like to be able to make a replacement for Karma bot (where it matches a "++" or a "- -" somewhere in the string) because there are some behaviors of that bot which I think could be improved upon. But I don't see how one can do this. Any advice?

1 answer

1 accepted

5 votes
Accepted answer

Hi @Gordon Myers, yes, most definitely: check out the API documentation here: https://developer.atlassian.com/hipchat/getting-started

You can do A LOT more than slash commands. 

If all you're interested in is matching messages on regular expressions, look at this section: https://developer.atlassian.com/hipchat/guide/webhooks

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Nov 14, 2018 in Hipchat Cloud

Hipchat Cloud and Stride End of Life: Just over 90 days away

Earlier this year we made the difficult decision to discontinue our team messaging tools, Stride and Hipchat. The end of life date for Stride and Hipchat Cloud is quickly approaching - February 15, 2...

27,327 views 0 7
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you