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Group or Merge multiple RSS Feeds with RSS API

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Getting Started

Create a workflow to Group or Merge multiple RSS Feeds with the RSS API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Group or Merge multiple RSS Feeds action
    1. Connect your RSS account
    2. Configure Feed URLs
    3. Optional- Configure Merge
  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

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.

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.

Group or Merge multiple RSS Feeds on RSS
Description:Retrieve multiple RSS feeds and return it grouped or merged into an array of items sorted by date.
Version:0.0.2
Key:rss-merge-rss-feeds

Code

import rssApp from "../../rss.app.mjs";
import Parser from "rss-parser";

export default {
  name: "Group or Merge multiple RSS Feeds",
  description: "Retrieve multiple RSS feeds and return it grouped or merged into an array of items sorted by date.",
  key: "rss-merge-rss-feeds",
  version: "0.0.2",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    rssApp,
    urls: {
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Feed URLs",
      description: "Enter either one or multiple URLs from any public RSS feed.\n\n**Example:** `[\"https://rss.nytimes.com/services/xml/rss/nyt/HomePage.xml\", \"https://www.theguardian.com/uk/technology/rss\"]`",
    },
    merge: {
      label: "Merge",
      type: "boolean",
      optional: true,
      default: true,
      description: "If `true`, all items are returned in a date sorted array. If `false`, each feed is returned as one result in the array.",
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...rssApp.methods,
    getFeedDetails(feedResult) {
      return {
        title: feedResult.title,
        description: feedResult.description,
        lastBuildDate: feedResult.lastBuildDate,
        link: feedResult.link,
        feedUrl: feedResult.feedUrl,
      };
    },
    mergedResult(feeds) {
      let result = [];
      feeds.map((feedResult) => {
        const feed = this.getFeedDetails(feedResult);
        const innerResult = feedResult.items.map((item) => {
          return {
            feed,
            ...item,
          };
        });
        result = [
          ...result,
          ...innerResult,
        ];
      });
      result = result.sort((a, b) => {
        let aDate = new Date(a.isoDate);
        let bDate = new Date(b.isoDate);
        return bDate - aDate;
      });
      return result;
    },
    groupedResult(feeds) {
      let result = feeds.map((feedResult) => {
        const feed = this.getFeedDetails(feedResult);
        return {
          feed,
          items: feedResult.items,
        };
      });
      return result;
    },
  },
  async run() {
    /*
      1. If merge is true, each item will be placed into an array, a property { feed }
      will be added containing info on the feed, it will be sorted by date.
      2. If merge is false, each item will be grouped and placed into an array of feeds:
      [{ feed, items }, { feed, items }]
    */

    let parser = new Parser();
    const requests = this.urls.map((feedUrl) => parser.parseURL(feedUrl));
    const feeds = await Promise.all(requests);

    if (this.merge) {
      return this.mergedResult(feeds);
    } else {
      return this.groupedResult(feeds);
    }
  },
};

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
RSSrssAppappThis component uses the RSS app.
Feed URLsurlsstring[]

Enter either one or multiple URLs from any public RSS feed.

Example: ["https://rss.nytimes.com/services/xml/rss/nyt/HomePage.xml", "https://www.theguardian.com/uk/technology/rss"]

Mergemergeboolean

If true, all items are returned in a date sorted array. If false, each feed is returned as one result in the array.

Authentication

The RSS API does not require authentication.

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