Finance

Track currencies with Slack alerts

Get alerted with real-time currency rates

Use the Alpha Vantage integration to create a foreign exchange tracker, and get Slack alerts with real-time exchange rates for any pair of physical or digital/cryptocurrencies.

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Learn the steps that make this template your app

Step 1

Connect the integrations

Connect the Alpha Vantage and Slack integrations from the Integrations menu on the left sidebar.

Step 2

Get the exchange rate

Enter the physical or digital/crpytocurrency symbols of the currency pair you want to track. The Alpha Vantage function will return the real-time exchange rate for the pair including the currency names, last exchange rate along with its timestamp, bid price, and ask price.

Step 3

Track and automate!

You can track multiple currency pairs at once and automate the process of retrieving their real-time data.

Step 4

Get Slack alerts

You can also set up Slack alerts, by defining different triggers for each currency pair. For example, getting alerted when the exchange rate exceeds 1.

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