Wunderlist opens its public API, teases Slack integration

Wunderlist opens its public API, teases Slack integration

The maker of Wunderlist, 6Wunderkinder, announced plans to turn the to-do list app into a platform last year. Now the first big step in that strategy has arrived – a public API.

The development will allow the app to be integrated with a whole host of others. While the first integrations have yet to launch, the company has worked with pre-release partners to hook up with apps including Slack, HipChat, OneNote and Sunrise.

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In its launch post, the team teases the Slack integration in particular, promising that users will be able to comment on their to-do items in Wunderlist, and see those edits reflected in a Slack channel.

If you’re a developer, you can create credentials for your apps by heading here, then logging in with your Wunderlist account. It should work in pretty much the same way as any other OAuth-based app.

The API launch is also great news for non-developers as it’ll vastly increase Wunderlist’s usefulness.

➤ Build with Wunderlist: Introducing our Public API [Wunderlist Blog]

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