A Slack client written for Windows 3.1 #Windows #Slack @yeokm1
Yeo Kheng Meng posts about an amazing hack: coding a WIndows 3.1 application to interface to the Slack groupware product.
In October 2019, my company SP Digital held an internal hackathon. My colleague Subhransu and I worked on a wacky idea of writing a brand-new Windows 3.1 app which was an OS released almost 30 years ago. The idea we chose was a Slack client. After all, Slack clients exist for most platforms but I’m certain one does not exist for Windows 3.1.
A few months later in Dec 2019, I would join the Super Silly Hackathon for the second time with fellow retrocomputing enthusiast Hui Jing. We would develop a small game for Win 3.1 with great help from the knowledge gained from this first project.
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