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Integrate the Google Drive API with the Slack API

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

Add File Sharing Preference with Google Drive API on New Message In Channels from Slack API
Slack + Google Drive
 
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Copy File with Google Drive API on New Message In Channels from Slack API
Slack + Google Drive
 
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Create a New File with Google Drive API on New Message In Channels from Slack API
Slack + Google Drive
 
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Create Folder with Google Drive API on New Message In Channels from Slack API
Slack + Google Drive
 
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Create New File From Template with Google Drive API on New Message In Channels from Slack API
Slack + Google Drive
 
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New Message In Channels (Instant) from the Slack API

Emit new event when a new message is posted to one or more channels

 
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Changes to Specific Files from the Google Drive API

Watches for changes to specific files, emitting an event any time a change is made to one of those files. To watch for changes to shared drive files, use the Changes to Specific Files (Shared Drive) source instead.

 
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Changes to Specific Files (Shared Drive) from the Google Drive API

Watches for changes to specific files in a shared drive, emitting an event any time a change is made to one of those files

 
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New Files (Instant) from the Google Drive API

Emit new event any time a new file is added in your linked Google Drive

 
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New or Modified Comments from the Google Drive API

Emits a new event any time a file comment is added, modified, or deleted in your linked Google Drive

 
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Add File Sharing Preference with the Google Drive API

Add a sharing permission to the sharing preferences of a file and provide a sharing URL. See the docs for more information

 
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Send Message to a Public Channel with the Slack API

Send a message to a public channel and customize the name and avatar of the bot that posts the message. See postMessage or scheduleMessage docs here

 
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Send Message to a Private Channel with the Slack API

Send a message to a private channel and customize the name and avatar of the bot that posts the message. See postMessage or scheduleMessage docs here

 
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Copy File with the Google Drive API

Create a copy of the specified file. See the docs for more information

 
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Send a Direct Message with the Slack API

Send a direct message to a single user. See postMessage or scheduleMessage docs here

 
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Overview of Google Drive

Using the Google Drive API, you can build applications that:

  • Create and manage files and folders
  • Download and upload files
  • Share and organize files
  • Search for files
  • Track changes to files
  • And much more!

Troubleshooting

Google Advanced Protection Program must be disabled in order to use the Google Drive app on Pipedream.

If you encounter the error "Google cannot give this app access to your account data because Advanced Protection is turned on for your Google Account", you will need to disable this setting as it blocks third-party apps from accessing Google Drive.

Connect Google Drive

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import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    google_drive: {
      type: "app",
      app: "google_drive",
    }
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    return await axios($, {
      url: `https://www.googleapis.com/oauth2/v1/userinfo`,
      headers: {
        Authorization: `Bearer ${this.google_drive.$auth.oauth_access_token}`,
      },
    })
  },
})

Overview of Slack

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

The Pipedream Slack app is not a typical app. You don't interact with it directly as a bot, and it doesn't add custom functionality to your workspace out of the box. It just makes it easier to automate anything you'd typically use the Slack API for, using Pipedream workflows.

Here are some examples of automations you can build with Pipedream on Slack:

  • Automate posting updates to your team channel
  • Create a bot to answer common questions
  • Integrate with your existing tools and services
  • Build a custom dashboard to track your team's progress
  • Create a bot to handle scheduling and meeting requests
  • And much more!

Should I use the Slack or Slack Bot app on Pipedream?

The Slack app is the easiest and most convienent option to get started. It installs the official Pipedream bot into your Slack workspace with just a few clicks.

However, if you'd like to use your own bot registered with the Slack API, you can use the Slack Bot app instead.

The Slack Bot requires a bot token to allow your Pipedream workflows to authenticate as your bot. The extra set up steps allow you to list your custom bot on the Slack Marketplace, or install the bot on other workspaces as your bot's name instead of as Pipedream.

Connect Slack

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import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    slack: {
      type: "app",
      app: "slack",
    }
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    return await axios($, {
      url: `https://slack.com/api/users.profile.get`,
      headers: {
        Authorization: `Bearer ${this.slack.$auth.oauth_access_token}`,
      },
    })
  },
})
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