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Trigger a workflow on Event Start with Google Calendar API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Event Start trigger
    1. Connect your Google Calendar account
    2. Select a Calendar ID
    3. Configure timer
  2. Add steps to connect to 900+ APIs using code and no-code building blocks
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

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Details

This is a pre-built, open source component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

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Event Start on Google Calendar
Description:Emits a specified time before an event starts
Version:0.1.1
Key:google_calendar-event-start

Code

import common from "../common.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "google_calendar-event-start",
  name: "Event Start",
  description: "Emits a specified time before an event starts",
  version: "0.1.1",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique", // Dedupe events based on the Google Calendar event ID
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    getConfig({
      intervalMs, now,
    }) {
      const timeMin = now.toISOString();
      const timeMax = new Date(now.getTime() + intervalMs).toISOString();
      return {
        calendarId: this.calendarId,
        timeMax,
        timeMin,
        singleEvents: true,
        orderBy: "startTime",
      };
    },
    isRelevant(event, {
      intervalMs, now,
    }) {
      const eventStart = event?.start?.dateTime;
      const start = new Date(eventStart);
      const msFromStart = start.getTime() - now.getTime();
      return eventStart && msFromStart > 0 && msFromStart < intervalMs;
    },
  },
};

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
Google CalendargoogleCalendarappThis component uses the Google Calendar app.
Calendar IDcalendarIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
timer$.interface.timer

Authentication

Google Calendar uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Google Calendar account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Google Calendar and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Google Calendar API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/calendar.eventshttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/calendar.readonlyhttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/calendar.settings.readonly

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