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Trigger a workflow on New event when the content of the URL changes. with HTTP / Webhook API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the New event when the content of the URL changes. trigger
    1. Connect your HTTP / Webhook account
    2. Configure Watching timer
    3. Configure HTTP Request Configuration
    4. Configure Emit body only
    5. Configure Emit as array
  2. Add steps to connect to 1000+ 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, source-available 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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New event when the content of the URL changes. on HTTP / Webhook
Description:Emit new event when the content of the URL changes.
Version:0.0.2
Key:http-watch-url

Code

import http from "../../http.app.mjs";
import hash from "object-hash";
import { DEFAULT_POLLING_SOURCE_TIMER_INTERVAL } from "@pipedream/platform";

export default {
  key: "http-watch-url",
  name: "New event when the content of the URL changes.",
  description: "Emit new event when the content of the URL changes.",
  version: "0.0.2",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    http,
    timer: {
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      label: "Watching timer",
      description: "How often to watch the URL.",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: DEFAULT_POLLING_SOURCE_TIMER_INTERVAL,
      },
    },
    httpRequest: {
      type: "http_request",
      label: "HTTP Request Configuration",
      description: "HTTP Request Configuration",
      default: {
        method: "GET",
      },
    },
    emitBodyOnly: {
      label: "Emit body only",
      description: "If set as true the emitted item will contain only the response body, otherwise, it will include the request status code.",
      type: "boolean",
      default: true,
    },
    emitAsArray: {
      label: "Emit as array",
      description: "If the request responds with an array, this source will emit changes individually for each item of the array.",
      type: "boolean",
      default: false,
    },
  },
  methods: {
    getMeta(data, status) {
      if (this.emitBodyOnly) {
        return data;
      }
      return {
        data,
        status,
      };
    },
    emitArray(event, response) {
      if (!Array.isArray(response.data)) {
        return this.emitAny(event, response);
      }
      for (const item of response.data) {
        const meta = this.getMeta(item, response.status);
        this.emit(event, meta);
      }
    },
    emitAny(event, response) {
      const meta = this.getMeta(response.data, response.status);
      this.emit(event, meta);
    },
    emit(event, meta) {
      const ts = event.timestamp || Math.round(Date.now() / 1000);
      this.$emit(meta, {
        id: hash(meta),
        summary: `Requested at ${ts}`,
        ts,
      });
    },
  },
  async run(event) {
    const response = await this.httpRequest.execute();
    if (this.emitAsArray) {
      this.emitArray(event, response);
    } else {
      this.emitAny(event, 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
HTTP / WebhookhttpappThis component uses the HTTP / Webhook app.
Watching timertimer$.interface.timer

How often to watch the URL.

HTTP Request ConfigurationhttpRequesthttp_request

HTTP Request Configuration

Emit body onlyemitBodyOnlyboolean

If set as true the emitted item will contain only the response body, otherwise, it will include the request status code.

Emit as arrayemitAsArrayboolean

If the request responds with an array, this source will emit changes individually for each item of the array.

Authentication

The HTTP / Webhook API does not require authentication.

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