❯ Guillaume Laforge


Implementing Webhooks, not as trivial as it may seem

You’ve certainly interacted with webhooks at some point: with a Github commit webhook, for Slack or Dialogflow chatbots, for being notified of Stripe payments, or when you receive an SMS via Twilio. The concept is fairly well known, but there are some roadblocks along the way, whether you implement a webhook handler (the URL being called) or a webhook backend (the service notifying URLs). It’s not necessarily as trivial as it may first seem. Read more...