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Create a workflow to Create Timesheet Entry with the Harvest API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Create Timesheet Entry action
    1. Connect your Harvest account
    2. Select a Project ID
    3. Select a Task ID
    4. Configure Spent date (YYYY-MM-DD)
    5. Optional- Select a User ID
    6. Configure Specify start and end time
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  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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Create Timesheet Entry on Harvest
Description:Creates a new time entry object. [Create a time entry via duration documentation](https://help.getharvest.com/api-v2/timesheets-api/timesheets/time-entries/#create-a-time-entry-via-duration), [Create a time entry via start and end time documentation](https://help.getharvest.com/api-v2/timesheets-api/timesheets/time-entries/#create-a-time-entry-via-start-and-end-time)
Version:0.0.1
Key:harvest-create-timesheet-entry

Code

import { ConfigurationError } from "@pipedream/platform";
import harvest from "../../harvest.app.mjs";
import {
  isValidDate, isValidTime, removeNullEntries,
} from "../../common/utils.mjs";

export default {
  key: "harvest-create-timesheet-entry",
  name: "Create Timesheet Entry",
  description: `Creates a new time entry object. 
  [Create a time entry via duration documentation](https://help.getharvest.com/api-v2/timesheets-api/timesheets/time-entries/#create-a-time-entry-via-duration),
  [Create a time entry via start and end time documentation](https://help.getharvest.com/api-v2/timesheets-api/timesheets/time-entries/#create-a-time-entry-via-start-and-end-time)`,
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    harvest,
    projectId: {
      propDefinition: [
        harvest,
        "projectId",
      ],
    },
    taskId: {
      propDefinition: [
        harvest,
        "taskId",
      ],
    },
    spentDate: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Spent date (YYYY-MM-DD)",
      description: "The ISO 8601 formatted date on which the time entry was spent. Example: 2019-07-26",
    },
    userId: {
      propDefinition: [
        harvest,
        "userId",
      ],
    },
    specifyStartEndTime: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Specify start and end time",
      description: "Specify start and end time",
      reloadProps: true,
    },
  },
  async additionalProps() {
    const props = {};
    if (this.specifyStartEndTime === true) {
      props.startedTime = {
        type: "string",
        label: "Start time(H:MM am/pm)",
        description: "The time the entry started. Defaults to the current time. Example: 8:00am.",
      };
      props.endedTime = {
        type: "string",
        label: "End time(H:MM am/pm)",
        description: "The time the entry ended. Defaults to the current time. Example: 8:00am.",
        optional: true,
      };
    }
    return props;
  },
  async run({ $ }) {

    if (this.spentDate && !isValidDate(this.spentDate)) {
      throw new ConfigurationError("Invalid spent date. Ensure format is YYYY-MM-DD");
    }

    if (this.startedTime && !isValidTime(this.startedTime)) {
      throw new ConfigurationError("Invalid start time. Ensure format is (H:MM am/pm)");
    }

    if (this.endedTime && !isValidTime(this.endedTime)) {
      throw new ConfigurationError("Invalid end time. Ensure format is (H:MM am/pm)");
    }

    const params = removeNullEntries({
      project_id: this.projectId,
      task_id: this.taskId,
      user_id: this.userId,
      spent_date: this.spentDate,
      started_time: this.startedTime.replace(/\s/g, ""),
      ended_time: this.endedTime.replace(/\s/g, ""),
    });
    const response = await this.harvest.createTimeEntry({
      $,
      params,
    });
    response && $.export("$summary", "Successfully created time entry");
    return response;
  },
};

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
HarvestharvestappThis component uses the Harvest app.
Project IDprojectIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Task IDtaskIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Spent date (YYYY-MM-DD)spentDatestring

The ISO 8601 formatted date on which the time entry was spent. Example: 2019-07-26

User IDuserIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Specify start and end timespecifyStartEndTimeboolean

Specify start and end time

Authentication

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

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

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