PokéAPI

The RESTful Pokémon API

Integrate the PokéAPI API with the HTTP / Webhook API

Setup the PokéAPI API trigger to run a workflow which integrates with the HTTP / Webhook API. Pipedream's integration platform allows you to integrate PokéAPI and HTTP / Webhook remarkably fast. Free for developers.

New Requests from the HTTP / Webhook API

Get a URL and emit the full HTTP event on every request (including headers and query parameters). You can also configure the HTTP response code, body, and more.

 
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New Requests (Payload Only) from the HTTP / Webhook API

Get a URL and emit the HTTP body as an event on every request

 
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New event when the content of the URL changes. from the HTTP / Webhook API

Emit new event when the content of the URL changes.

 
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Send any HTTP Request with the HTTP / Webhook API

Send an HTTP request using any method and URL. Optionally configure query string parameters, headers, and basic auth.

 
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Send GET Request with the HTTP / Webhook API

Send an HTTP GET request to any URL. Optionally configure query string parameters, headers and basic auth.

 
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Send POST Request with the HTTP / Webhook API

Send an HTTP POST request to any URL. Optionally configure query string parameters, headers and basic auth.

 
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Send PUT Request with the HTTP / Webhook API

Send an HTTP PUT request to any URL. Optionally configure query string parameters, headers and basic auth.

 
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Return HTTP Response with the HTTP / Webhook API

Use with an HTTP trigger that uses "Return a custom response from your workflow" as its HTTP Response

 
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Overview of PokéAPI

PokéAPI is a great resource for any Pokémon enthusiast. With this API, you can access over 800 Pokémon, as well as all of their associated stats, abilities and moves. With these resources, you can build exciting applications, such as:

  • A Pokédex - Allowing you to look up Pokémon based on type and ability;
  • A battle simulator - Where two Pokémon fight each other using their moves and stats;
  • A breeding simulator - Where two Pokémon can mate with specified stats;
  • An exploration game - Where you explore various areas to find and capture Pokémon.

You can also use PokéAPI to build informative websites that help Pokémon trainers understand their Pokémon better. Here are some examples of what you can build:

  • A database of Pokémon stats, moves and abilities;
  • A matchup database between different types of Pokémon;
  • A database of all the items available in the game;
  • A chart showing the progress of Pokémon evolutions;
  • A timeline of game releases showing which Pokémon were added when.

All in all, the possibilities with PokéAPI are endless. With the resources it offers you can create extremely robust applications, or informative websites that cater to a wide range of Pokémon fans. Whether you're a budding developer, or an experienced player, PokéAPI has something for you!

Connect PokéAPI

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import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    pokeapi: {
      type: "app",
      app: "pokeapi",
    }
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    return await axios($, {
      url: `https://pokeapi.co/api/v2/pokemon/ditto`,
    })
  },
})

Overview of HTTP / Webhook

Build, test, and send HTTP requests without code using your Pipedream workflows. The HTTP / Webhook action is a tool to build HTTP requests with a Postman-like graphical interface.

An interface for configuring an HTTP request within Pipedream's workflow system. The current selection is a GET request with fields for the request URL, authorization type (set to 'None' with a note explaining "This request does not use authorization"), parameters, headers (with a count of 1, though the detail is not visible), and body. Below the main configuration area is an option to "Include Response Headers," and a button labeled "Configure to test." The overall layout suggests a user-friendly, no-code approach to setting up custom HTTP requests.

Point and click HTTP requests

Define the target URL, HTTP verb, headers, query parameters, and payload body without writing custom code.

A screenshot of Pipedream's HTTP Request Configuration interface with a GET request type selected. The request URL is set to 'https://api.openai.com/v1/models'. The 'Auth' tab is highlighted, indicating that authentication is required for this request. In the headers section, there are two headers configured: 'User-Agent' is set to 'pipedream/1', and 'Authorization' is set to 'Bearer {{openai_api_key}}', showing how the OpenAI account's API key is dynamically inserted into the headers to handle authentication automatically.

Here's an example workflow that uses the HTTP / Webhook action to send an authenticated API request to OpenAI.

Focus on integrating, not authenticating

This action can also use your connected accounts with third-party APIs. Selecting an integrated app will automatically update the request’s headers to authenticate with the app properly, and even inject your token dynamically.

This GIF depicts the process of selecting an application within Pipedream's HTTP Request Builder. A user hovers the cursor over the 'Auth' tab and clicks on a dropdown menu labeled 'Authorization Type', then scrolls through a list of applications to choose from for authorization purposes. The interface provides a streamlined and intuitive method for users to authenticate their HTTP requests by selecting the relevant app in the configuration settings.

Pipedream integrates with thousands of APIs, but if you can’t find a Pipedream integration simply use Environment Variables in your request headers to authenticate with.

Compatible with no code actions or Node.js and Python

The HTTP/Webhook action exports HTTP response data for use in subsequent workflow steps, enabling easy data transformation, further API calls, database storage, and more.

Response data is available for both coded (Node.js, Python) and no-code steps within your workflow.

An image showing the Pipedream interface where the HTTP Webhook action has returned response data as a step export. The interface highlights a structured view of the returned data with collapsible sections. We can see 'steps.custom_request1' expanded to show 'return_value' which is an object containing a 'list'. Inside the list, an item 'data' is expanded to reveal an element with an 'id' of 'whisper-1', indicating a model created by and owned by 'openai-internal'. Options to 'Copy Path' and 'Copy Value' are available for easy access to the data points.

Connect HTTP / Webhook

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// To use any npm package on Pipedream, just import it
import axios from "axios"

export default defineComponent({
  async run({ steps, $ }) {
    const { data } = await axios({
      method: "GET",
      url: "https://pokeapi.co/api/v2/pokemon/charizard",
    })
    return data.species
  },
})

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