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Send SMS with Twilio API on New Row Added (Instant) from Google Sheets API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Google Sheets trigger and Twilio action. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Select this integration
  2. Configure the New Row Added (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Google Sheets account
    2. Configure Push notification renewal schedule
    3. Select a Spreadsheet
    4. Select one or more Worksheet(s)
  3. Configure the Send SMS action
    1. Connect your Twilio account
    2. Select a From
    3. Configure To
    4. Configure Message Body
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

This integration uses pre-built, open source components from Pipedream's GitHub repo. These components are developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Trigger

Description:Emit new events each time a row or rows are added to the bottom of a spreadsheet. To use this source with a spreadsheet in a [Shared Drive](https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9310351), use the **New Row Added (Shared Drive, Instant)** source instead.
Version:0.0.28
Key:google_sheets-new-row-added

Trigger Code

import httpBase from "../common/http-based/sheet.mjs";
import newRowAdded from "../common/new-row-added.mjs";

export default {
  ...httpBase,
  ...newRowAdded,
  key: "google_sheets-new-row-added",
  name: "New Row Added (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new events each time a row or rows are added to the bottom of a spreadsheet. To use this source with a spreadsheet in a [Shared Drive](https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9310351), use the **New Row Added (Shared Drive, Instant)** source instead.",
  version: "0.0.28",
  dedupe: "unique",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    ...httpBase.props,
    ...newRowAdded.props,
  },
  methods: {
    ...httpBase.methods,
    ...newRowAdded.methods,
  },
};

Trigger 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 SheetsgoogleSheetsappThis component uses the Google Sheets app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
N/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
Push notification renewal scheduletimer$.interface.timer

The Google Drive API requires occasionally renewal of push notification subscriptions. This runs in the background, so you should not need to modify this schedule.

SpreadsheetsheetIDstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Worksheet(s)worksheetIDsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.

Trigger Authentication

Google Sheets uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Google Sheets account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Google Sheets 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 Sheets API.

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

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/drive

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Action

Description:Send a simple text-only SMS. [See the docs](https://www.twilio.com/docs/sms/api/message-resource#create-a-message-resource) for more information
Version:0.0.6
Key:twilio-send-sms

Action Code

// Read the Twilio docs at https://www.twilio.com/docs/sms/api/message-resource#create-a-message-resource
import twilio from "../../twilio.app.mjs";
import { phone } from "phone";

export default {
  key: "twilio-send-sms",
  name: "Send SMS",
  description: "Send a simple text-only SMS. [See the docs](https://www.twilio.com/docs/sms/api/message-resource#create-a-message-resource) for more information",
  type: "action",
  version: "0.0.6",
  props: {
    twilio,
    from: {
      propDefinition: [
        twilio,
        "from",
      ],
    },
    to: {
      propDefinition: [
        twilio,
        "to",
      ],
    },
    body: {
      propDefinition: [
        twilio,
        "body",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    // Parse the given number into its E.164 equivalent
    // The E.164 phone number will be included in the first element
    // of the array, but the array will be empty if parsing fails.
    // See https://www.npmjs.com/package/phone
    const toParsed = phone(this.to);
    if (!toParsed || !toParsed.phoneNumber) {
      throw new Error(`Phone number ${this.to} couldn't be parsed as a valid number.`);
    }

    const data = {
      to: toParsed.phoneNumber,
      from: this.from,
      body: this.body,
    };

    const resp = await this.twilio.getClient().messages.create(data);
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully sent a new SMS, "${this.twilio.messageToString(resp)}"`);
    return resp;
  },
};

Action Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI.

LabelPropTypeDescription
TwiliotwilioappThis component uses the Twilio app.
FromfromstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Totostring

The destination phone number in E.164 format. Format with a + and country code (e.g., +16175551212).

Message Bodybodystring

The text of the message you want to send, limited to 1600 characters.

Action Authentication

Twilio uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your Twilio account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to Twilio APIs in both code and no-code steps.

1) Create an API key in Twilio. There are two types of keys: Master and Standard. You'll need a Master key to interact with certain API endpoints, like /Accounts. If you don't need to interact with those endpoints, you can use a Standard key.

2) After creating your key, you'll see an Sid and Secret. Enter those in the fields below.

3) Visit your Twilio Dashboard. You'll see your Account SID listed near the top. Enter that in the AccountSid field below.

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