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In the past, developers had to create their own custom webhooks to receive Kubernetes alerts in their Discord channel, which could be a time-consuming and complex process, especially when dealing with multiple alerts. Building custom webhooks was a time-intensive process that required developers to create and maintain multiple webhooks for each alert they wanted to receive, making it similar to building mini applications just to test their own applications. As a result, Botkube's integration with Discord has become a time-saving and efficient solution that simplifies Kubernetes alerting and allows developers to focus on building applications without the added burden of webhook maintenance.
With the Botkube integration into Discord, developers can now receive Kubernetes and Cluster alerts directly in their collaboration tool of choice, including Discord. This integration allows for real-time notifications of Kubernetes cluster events, such as pod failures and autoscaling, to be sent directly to Discord channels. Even Helm deployment alerts can now show up in the channel, providing developers with the option to troubleshoot directly from the Chat. With Botkube's integration into Discord, developers can focus on their work and stay on top of Kubernetes alerts without having to worry about setting up and managing custom webhooks.