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Trigger a workflow on Watch Folder with pCloud API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Watch Folder trigger
    1. Connect your pCloud account
    2. Configure Polling schedule
    3. Select a Folder ID
    4. Select a Folder Event
    5. Optional- Configure Show Deleted?
  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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Watch Folder on pCloud
Description:Emit new event when a file is created or modified in the specified folder.
Version:0.0.2
Key:pcloud-watch-folder

Code

import pcloud from "../../pcloud.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "pcloud-watch-folder",
  name: "Watch Folder",
  description: "Emit new event when a file is created or modified in the specified folder.",
  version: "0.0.2",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    pcloud,
    db: "$.service.db",
    timer: {
      label: "Polling schedule",
      description: "Pipedream polls pCloud for events on this schedule.",
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: 60 * 15, // by default, run every 15 minutes.
      },
    },
    folderId: {
      propDefinition: [
        pcloud,
        "folderId",
      ],
      description: "Select a **Folder** to watch for changes. Alternatively, you can provide a custom *Folder ID*.",
    },
    event: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Folder Event",
      options: [
        "Created",
        "Modified",
      ],
      description: "Specify when to emit an event related to a given folder.",
      default: "Created",
    },
    showDeleted: {
      propDefinition: [
        pcloud,
        "showDeleted",
      ],
    },
  },
  hooks: {
    async deploy() {
      const files = [];
      const { contents } = await this.getContents();
      if (!contents) {
        return;
      }
      for (const folderItem of contents) {
        if (this.isRelevant(folderItem)) {
          files.push(folderItem);
          if (files.length == 10) {
            break;
          }
        }
      }
      files.forEach(this.emitpCloudEvent);
      this._setPreviousFiles(contents);
    },
  },
  methods: {
    _getPreviousFiles() {
      return this.db.get("previousFiles");
    },
    _setPreviousFiles(files) {
      const key = this.getFileKey();
      const previousFiles = files.filter((file) => file[key]).map((file) => ({
        [file[key]]: true,
      }));
      this.db.set("previousFiles", previousFiles);
    },
    getFileKey() {
      return this.event === "Created"
        ? "fileid"
        : "hash";
    },
    async getContents() {
      return this.pcloud._withRetries(() =>
        this.pcloud.listContents(
          this.folderId,
          false,
          this.showDeleted,
          false,
          false,
        ));
    },
    emitpCloudEvent(pCloudEvent) {
      const metadata = this.getEventData(pCloudEvent);
      this.$emit(pCloudEvent, metadata);
    },
    getEventData(pcloudEvent) {
      const key = this.getFileKey();
      return {
        id: pcloudEvent[key],
        summary: `${this.event} file "${pcloudEvent.name}"`,
        ts: Date.now(),
      };
    },
    isRelevant(folderItem, previousFiles = []) {
      const key = this.getFileKey();
      return !folderItem.isFolder && !previousFiles[folderItem[key]];
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const previousFiles = this._getPreviousFiles();
    const files = [];
    const { contents } = await this.getContents();
    if (!contents) {
      console.log("No data available, skipping iteration");
      return;
    }
    for (const folderItem of contents) {
      if (this.isRelevant(folderItem, previousFiles)) {
        files.push(folderItem);
      }
    }
    files.forEach(this.emitpCloudEvent);
    this._setPreviousFiles(contents);
  },
};

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
pCloudpcloudappThis component uses the pCloud app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
Polling scheduletimer$.interface.timer

Pipedream polls pCloud for events on this schedule.

Folder IDfolderIdintegerSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Folder EventeventstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:CreatedModified
Show Deleted?showDeletedboolean

If true, deleted files and folders that can be undeleted will be displayed.

Authentication

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

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