Discord Bot

Use this app to interact with the Discord API using a bot in your account

Integrate the Discord Bot API with the Airtable API

Setup the Discord Bot API trigger to run a workflow which integrates with the Airtable API. Pipedream's integration platform allows you to integrate Discord Bot and Airtable remarkably fast. Free for developers.

Create Multiple Records with Airtable API on New Message in Channel from Discord Bot API
Discord Bot + Airtable
 
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Create single record or update with Airtable API on New Message in Channel from Discord Bot API
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Create single record with Airtable API on New Message in Channel from Discord Bot API
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Delete Record with Airtable API on New Message in Channel from Discord Bot API
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Get Record or Create with Airtable API on New Message in Channel from Discord Bot API
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New Message in Channel from the Discord Bot API

Emit new event for each message posted to one or more channels

 
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New or Modified Records from the Airtable API

Emit an event for each new or modified record in a table

 
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New or Modified Records in View from the Airtable API

Emit an event for each new or modified record in a view

 
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New Records from the Airtable API

Emit an event for each new record in a table

 
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New Records in View from the Airtable API

Emit an event for each new record in a view

 
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Create single record with the Airtable API

Adds a record to a table.

 
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Add Role with the Discord Bot API

Assign a role to a user. Remember that your bot requires the MANAGE_ROLES permission. See the docs here

 
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Create Multiple Records with the Airtable API

Create one or more records in a table by passing an array of objects containing field names and values as key/value pairs.

 
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Create Channel Invite with the Discord Bot API

Create a new invite for the channel. See the docs here

 
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List Records with the Airtable API

Retrieve records from a table with automatic pagination. Optionally sort and filter results.

 
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Overview of Discord Bot

The Pipedream Discord app enables you to build event-driven workflows that interact with the Discord API. When you authorize the Pipedream app's access to your guilds, you can use Pipedream workflows to perform common Discord actions, or write your own code against the Discord API.

Getting Started

To use the Discord Bot integration, you'll need to create a Discord bot and add that bot to your server(s). Watch the 4 minute video below for a short tutorial:

  1. Create a new Discord Developer Application
  2. Within your new application, create a Bot
  3. Define the permissions you'd like the bot to have access to
  4. Open the OAuth URL generator tool under the OAuth2 menu
  5. Select the bot auth scope
  6. Copy and paste the URL into a new window
  7. Accept the permissions to install the bot on your server

Not sure if you need to use the Discord or the Discord Bot integration for your workflow? Here's are the general similarities and differences:

Discord and Discord Bot actions and triggers can both:

  • Listen to events on Discord channels, guilds, etc.
  • Perform actions like sending messages, managing channels, and members

However the Discord integration will perform actions with the official Pipedream Discord bot.

Using the Discord Bot integration will use a custom bot instead, with it's own name and photo.

New Messages in Channel

Create this source here.

This event source emits events each time a new message is delivered to a Discord channel. By default, it emits an event for every message.

When you create this source, you'll be prompted to connect your Discord Bot token (press Connect Account and then New to add your token). The source will use that token to list the guilds / channels that bot has access to.

We use Discord's API to poll for new messages in this channel once a minute, by default, but you can increase this to run up to once every 15 seconds, if you'd like.

The first time this source runs, it fetches up to the last 100 messages sent to your channel and stores the ID of the last message delivered to that channel. The next time the source runs, it polls your channel for messages sent after that ID.

By default, this event source is configured to emit an event for every new message in the channel. For example, if 5 messages are sent to the channel in one minute, the source will emit 5 events, one for each message. You can set the source to batch the events the source collects and emit them as a single event by setting the Emit messages as a single event parameter to true.

Emit messages as a single event

In this example, the source would emit a single event: an array of 5 messages.

Message content is empty or missing

If you've successfully authenticated your Discord Bot to Pipedream, but the incoming message data including content, embeds and attachments are empty; then your bot needs to apply for access to this messaging data.

At the time of writing, Discord only requires bots in 100 or more servers to apply for this access.

You can request for this approval in the Discord Developer Portal.

Connect Discord Bot

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import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    discord_bot: {
      type: "app",
      app: "discord_bot",
    }
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    return await axios($, {
      url: `https://discord.com/api/users/@me`,
      headers: {
        "Authorization": `Bot ${this.discord_bot.$auth.bot_token}`,
      },
    })
  },
})

Overview of Airtable

Using the Airtable API, you can build applications that can:

  • Create and manage databases
  • Add, update, and delete records
  • Search for records
  • Sort and filter records
  • Display records in a variety of ways
  • Import and export data

Connect Airtable

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module.exports = defineComponent({
  props: {
    airtable: {
      type: "app",
      app: "airtable",
    },
    baseId: {
      type: "$.airtable.baseId",
      appProp: "airtable",
    },
    tableId: {
      type: "$.airtable.tableId",
      baseIdProp: "baseId",
    },
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    const Airtable = require('airtable');
    const base = new Airtable({apiKey: this.airtable.$auth.api_key}).base(this.baseId);

    const data = []
    
    await base(this.tableId).select({
      // pass optional config parameters here
    }).eachPage(function page(records, fetchNextPage) {
        // This function (`page`) will get called for each page of records.
        records.forEach(function(record) {
            data.push(record._rawJson)
        });

        // To fetch the next page of records, call `fetchNextPage`.
        // If there are more records, `page` will get called again.
        // If there are no more records, `done` will get called.
        fetchNextPage();
    })

    return data
  },
})

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