How Guru updated their existing app UI

Guru’s Slack integration started in the early days of bots, where the experience was mostly text-based, and has grown in functionality as Slack has introduced more features — like interactive messages and app actions. We immediately saw the benefits of Block Kit, an opportunity to build the deep, rich experiences that our users have come to expect, with more familiar UI/UX patterns and interactive content. What we weren’t expecting, however, was how Block Kit would change the way our development and design teams collaborate.

We first applied Block Kit to revamping the help menu of our app. Previously, when a…

Ramanjit Khakh

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