I am Paul Kinlan.

A Developer Advocate for Chrome and the Open Web at Google.

RSS Feed to Google Chat Webhook using Cloud Functions for Firebase and Superfeedr

Paul Kinlan

We use Google Chat internally a lot to communicate across our team - it’s kinda like our slack; We also create a lot of content that is accessible via RSS feeds, we even have a team feed that you can all view. It wasn’t until recently that I found out that it was pretty easy to create a simple post-only bot via WebHooks and that gave me the idea, I can create a simple service that polls RSS feeds and then sends them to our webhook that can post directly in to our team chat.

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