Installing jarjar

Just use pip.

We’re on pypi.

pip install jarjar

Config File

You can use jarjar without a config file, but you’ll need to tell it your slack webhook and channel each time.

You don’t want to live that way.

Jarjar looks for a special file in your user home ~/.jarjar for default webhook, channel, and/or message. You can over-ride anything in there pretty much any time you want.

message='Custom message'

Configuring Slack

For this to work in the first place, you need to set up a slack webhook for your team.

While you’re doing that, you can also specify a custom name and custom icon. We named our webhook robot jar-jar, and we used this icon, so messages look like this: