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Slack vs Discord on chelucas.fr

Slack vs Discord

By Lucas Chevillard

I use Slack and Discord in 2 different environments: business and gaming.
Both are great but what sets them apart?

Side-by-side features comparisons are already available, so I won’t go too much into this type of review.
I’m more interested in the competition between the platforms: Slack and Discord.

The gaming universe vs the business world.
Do they overlap? Can they live next to each other or will one take it all?

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How to create custom Slack Emojis?

By Lucas Chevillard

Before leaving for some extended time off, I wanted to share how to create custom Slack emojis with my colleagues and also open source this super scientific creative process.

Why Slack Emojis?

I’m a big fan of Slack, it empowers our global team to communicate asynchronously and share one team culture. It is part of our daily job so why not make it more fun.

Over the past 4 years, I have created many animated custom Slack emojis for my colleagues.
We use Slack emojis for all kinds of reactions: celebrate achievements, friendships, anniversaries and more.

Tutorial

Duration: ~4 min per emoji
Skill needed: creativity
Required tools: Adobe Photoshop or similar tool to create an image file (.gif or .png)

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