A Slackbot that fetches relevant news about any given topic. Periodically updates a channel it is subscribed to with news updates. The channel is responsible for the news topic and update frequency. News is fetched from a dynamic set of sources.
Future support will include commands the bot will accept to deliver news on-demand.
Should specify the news topic (e.g. developer news, political news, etc.), otherwise general will be assumed.
Used to specify specific settings such as frequency of news updates.
frequency: 30 limit: 5 language: english
All clients must provide the following interface:
_fetch method that accepts a topic and limit, then returns
an iterable of strings (preferably a generator despite below example).
def _fetch(self, topic, limit): return ['Article 1', 'Article 2']
News topic must be certain that either the API searches related topics or that synonyms are included in the search.