If you are looking for an elegant, responsive, flexible and lightweight jQuery modal solution, IZIMODAL might be the right solution for you :)
It does not have to be Slack all the time. Sometimes a self hosted open solution, is far more suited for the task ahead.
“Let’s Chat is a persistent messaging application that runs on Node.js and MongoDB. It’s designed to be easily deployable and fits well with small, intimate teams.”
These days its all about the Bots. Slack is everywhere, its build on top of the IRC protocol and allows you to use Bots as well.
Last week I updated my own little IRC universe and looked at some of the new fresh IRC bot projects.
Nibblr @ GitHub
This is a really fascinating read.
From a grid of points, to rough outlines, to adding some erosion, rendering terrain, cities & borders, placing labels , to the final map. All nicely documented, with interactive maps to play with ;)
“Grav is a Fast, Simple, and Flexible, file-based Web-platform. There is Zero installation required. Just extract the ZIP archive, and you are already up and running. It follows similar principles to other flat-file CMS platforms, but has a different design philosophy than most.
Grav comes with a powerful Package Management System to allow for simple installation and upgrading of plugins and themes, as well as simple updating of Grav itself.”
Simple Node.JS solution to post incoming emails to a channel at Slack.
“Grunticon is a Grunt.js task that makes it easy to use SVGs (Scalable Vector Graphics) for crisp, resolution independent icons, logos, illustrations and background images. SVGs aren’t supported everywhere so Grunticon auto-generates bitmap (PNG) fallback images and loads the right format for compatibility with pretty much any browser.”