Runar Ovesen Hjerpbakk

Science-based software development

Slack

Testing Azure Blob Storage using xUnit

Azure Blob Storage is persistent cloud data storage for any kind of unstructured data. Slack Profilebot uses this service to store a whitelist of users with incomplete profiles that should not be reminded to update their profiles. Every user is represented by a file containing that user’s id. This is complete overkill, I know, but it served a purpose. It taught me both how to use and test Blob Storage.

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Profilebot - the profile checking Slackbot for you!

In a large Slack team, it’s important that user profiles are completed enough for the users to recognise each other. Profilebot is a simple bot used for validating Slack user profiles. It is written in C# and it’s easy to extend for all your profile checking needs. It runs out of the box either as a console app (Windows) or a Windows service.

See the source on GitHub.

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