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Timezone Slackbot - TZ

Team members often need to find out each others timezone as the first step in finding times for meetings and pair programming sessions. To help with this the Timezone Slack bot accepts as list of Slack user names and displays the the timezone for each user in a stacked format as follows:

      -12 -11 -10 -9 -8 -7 -6 -5 -4 -3 -2 -1 0 +1 +2 +3 +4 +5 +6 +7 +8 +9 +10 +11 +12 +13 +14
Fred X
Nisha X
Ming X

Note that this format is provided for descriptive purposes only. When implemented a more pleasing and user-friendly format may be used.

User Stories

  • User can enter /tz <user-name> <user-name>...<user-name> to display tabular representation showing each users timezone
  • User can see information displayed using alternate row colors to increase clarity and readability

Bonus features

  • User can see the persons timezone displayed next to their name. For example, 'IST' for India Standard Time

More information about timezones can be found here

Example projects