We have significantly updated the Shippable platform with several new features. Hence most of the content in this blog is deprecated. For the latest information, refer to our documentation and/or open a support issue, if you have questions.
We've talked about integrating with messaging services before, such as slack, but there are many more messaging services you can integrate Shippable with. Starting today, your minions can print out build status messages to IRC!
IRC support is implemented as a subtag of notifications. The IRC subtag itself has a number of subtags, but the two most useful one is the "channels" subtag. The channels tag is used to specify which IRC channels you would like your build to message.
The channels tag is quite easy to use, but let's show a quick example anyway! If you want your build to message the "shippable" channel on freenode, you would add the following snippet to your shippable.yml file: