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Create Reminder with Slack API

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Create Reminder with the Slack API
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Getting Started

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

  1. Configure the Create Reminder action
    1. Connect your Slack account
    2. Configure Text
    3. Optional- Configure Timestamp
    4. Optional- Select a Team
    5. Optional- Select a User
  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.

Create Reminder on Slack
Description:Create a reminder. [See docs here](https://api.slack.com/methods/reminders.add)
Version:0.0.4
Key:slack-create-reminder

Code

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

export default {
  key: "slack-create-reminder",
  name: "Create Reminder",
  description: "Create a reminder. [See docs here](https://api.slack.com/methods/reminders.add)",
  version: "0.0.4",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    slack,
    text: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "text",
      ],
    },
    timestamp: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "timestamp",
      ],
      description: "When this reminder should happen: the Unix timestamp (up to five years from now), the number of seconds until the reminder (if within 24 hours), or a natural language description (Ex. in 15 minutes, or every Thursday)",
    },
    team_id: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "team",
      ],
      optional: true,
    },
    user: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "user",
      ],
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  async run() {
    return await this.slack.sdk().reminders.add({
      text: this.text,
      team_id: this.team_id,
      time: this.timestamp,
      user: this.user,
    });
  },
};

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
SlackslackappThis component uses the Slack app.
Texttextstring

Text of the message to send (see Slack's formatting docs). This field is usually necessary, unless you're providing only attachments instead. Provide no more than 40,000 characters or risk truncation.

Timestamptimestampstring

When this reminder should happen: the Unix timestamp (up to five years from now), the number of seconds until the reminder (if within 24 hours), or a natural language description (Ex. in 15 minutes, or every Thursday)

Teamteam_idstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
UseruserstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Authentication

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

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

bookmarks:writecalls:readcalls:writechannels:historychannels:readchannels:writednd:readdnd:writeemoji:readfiles:readgroups:historygroups:readgroups:writeim:historyim:readim:writelinks:readlinks:writempim:historympim:readmpim:writepins:readpins:writereactions:readreactions:writereminders:readreminders:writeremote_files:readremote_files:sharestars:readstars:writeteam:readusergroups:readusergroups:writeusers:readusers:read.emailusers:writechat:write:botchat:write:usercommandsfiles:write:userusers.profile:writeusers.profile:read

About Slack

Slack is a channel-based messaging platform. With Slack, people can work together more effectively, connect all their software tools and services, and find the information they need to do their best work — all within a secure, enterprise-grade environment.