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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Slack trigger and Trengo action. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Select this integration
  2. Configure the New Message In Channels (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Slack account
    2. Optional- Select one or more Channels
    3. Configure slackApphook
    4. Optional- Configure Resolve Names
    5. Optional- Configure Ignore Bots
    6. Optional- Configure Ignore replies in threads
  3. Configure the Send A Message action
    1. Connect your Trengo account
    2. Select a Channel ID
    3. Configure Identifier
    4. Configure Name
    5. Configure Message
    6. Optional- Configure Email Subject
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

This integration uses pre-built, source-available components from Pipedream's GitHub repo. These components are 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.

Trigger

Description:Emit new event when a new message is posted to one or more channels
Version:1.0.14
Key:slack-new-message-in-channels

Slack Overview

The Pipedream Slack app enables you to build event-driven workflows that interact with the Slack API. When you authorize the Pipedream app's access to your workspace, you can use Pipedream workflows to perform common Slack actions, or write your own code against the Slack API.

The Pipedream Slack app is not a typical app. You don't interact with it directly as a bot, and it doesn't add custom functionality to your workspace out of the box. It just makes it easier to automate anything you'd typically use the Slack API for, using Pipedream workflows.

Here are some examples of automations you can build with Pipedream on Slack:

  • Automate posting updates to your team channel
  • Create a bot to answer common questions
  • Integrate with your existing tools and services
  • Build a custom dashboard to track your team's progress
  • Create a bot to handle scheduling and meeting requests
  • And much more!

Should I use the Slack or Slack Bot app on Pipedream?

The Slack app is the easiest and most convienent option to get started. It installs the official Pipedream bot into your Slack workspace with just a few clicks.

However, if you'd like to use your own bot registered with the Slack API, you can use the Slack Bot app instead.

The Slack Bot requires a bot token to allow your Pipedream workflows to authenticate as your bot. The extra set up steps allow you to list your custom bot on the Slack Marketplace, or install the bot on other workspaces as your bot's name instead of as Pipedream.

Trigger Code

import common from "../common/base.mjs";
import sampleEmit from "./test-event.mjs";
import constants from "../common/constants.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "slack-new-message-in-channels",
  name: "New Message In Channels (Instant)",
  version: "1.0.14",
  description: "Emit new event when a new message is posted to one or more channels",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    conversations: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "conversation",
      ],
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Channels",
      description: "Select one or more channels to monitor for new messages.",
      optional: true,
    },
    // eslint-disable-next-line pipedream/props-description,pipedream/props-label
    slackApphook: {
      type: "$.interface.apphook",
      appProp: "slack",
      async eventNames() {
        return this.conversations || [
          "message",
        ];
      },
    },
    resolveNames: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "resolveNames",
      ],
    },
    ignoreBot: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "ignoreBot",
      ],
    },
    ignoreThreads: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Ignore replies in threads",
      description: "Ignore replies to messages in threads",
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    getSummary() {
      return "New message in channel";
    },
    async processEvent(event) {
      if (event.type !== "message") {
        console.log(`Ignoring event with unexpected type "${event.type}"`);
        return;
      }
      if (event.subtype && !constants.ALLOWED_MESSAGE_IN_CHANNEL_SUBTYPES.includes(event.subtype)) {
        // This source is designed to just emit an event for each new message received.
        // Due to inconsistencies with the shape of message_changed and message_deleted
        // events, we are ignoring them for now. If you want to handle these types of
        // events, feel free to change this code!!
        console.log("Ignoring message with subtype.");
        return;
      }
      if ((this.ignoreBot) && (event.subtype == "bot_message" || event.bot_id)) {
        return;
      }
      console.log(event.s);
      // There is no thread message type only the thread_ts field
      // indicates if the message is part of a thread in the event.
      if (this.ignoreThreads && event.thread_ts) {
        console.log("Ignoring reply in thread");
        return;
      }
      if (this.resolveNames) {
        if (event.user) {
          event.user_id = event.user;
          event.user = await this.getUserName(event.user);
        } else if (event.bot_id) {
          event.bot = await this.getBotName(event.bot_id);
        }
        event.channel_id = event.channel;
        event.channel = await this.getConversationName(event.channel);
        if (event.team) {
          event.team_id = event.team;
          event.team = await this.getTeamName(event.team);
        }
      }
      return event;
    },
  },
  sampleEmit,
};

Trigger 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.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
Channelsconversationsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
slackApphook$.interface.apphook
Resolve NamesresolveNamesboolean

Instead of returning channel, team, and user as IDs, return their human-readable names.

Ignore BotsignoreBotboolean

Ignore messages from bots

Ignore replies in threadsignoreThreadsboolean

Ignore replies to messages in threads

Trigger 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:

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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.

Action

Description:This action can be used to easily send a message or an email without having to think about contacts or tickets, [See the docs](https://developers.trengo.com/reference/send-a-message-1)
Version:0.0.1
Key:trengo-send-a-message

Trengo Overview

You can build amazing customer service experiences by using the Trengo API.
It's the platform to help teams work better together, and offers features to
optimize your customer conversation. For example, you can use Trengo to:

  • Improve customer service by leveraging automation for fast and personalized
    responses
  • Increase efficiency by optimizing operational workflows
  • Gather insights from customer conversations to improve customer service
  • Automate conversations like welcome messages and error notifications
  • Filter and manage incoming conversations to make sure the right person
    provides the right answers

These are just some of the examples of what you can do with the Trengo API.
With the Trengo platform, you can make sure your customer conversations deliver
the best possible outcomes, consistently.

Action Code

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

export default {
  type: "action",
  key: "trengo-send-a-message",
  version: "0.0.1",
  name: "Send A Message",
  description: "This action can be used to easily send a message or an email without having to think about contacts or tickets, [See the docs](https://developers.trengo.com/reference/send-a-message-1)",
  props: {
    app,
    channelId: {
      propDefinition: [
        app,
        "channelId",
      ],
    },
    contactIdentifier: {
      propDefinition: [
        app,
        "contactIdentifier",
      ],
      description: "The destination of the message. Based on the `Channel ID` this must be en email address or phone number.",
    },
    contactName: {
      propDefinition: [
        app,
        "contactName",
      ],
      description: "The name of the contact. Only used when the contact does not already exists.",
    },
    message: {
      propDefinition: [
        app,
        "message",
      ],
    },
    emailSubject: {
      propDefinition: [
        app,
        "emailSubject",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run ({ $ }) {
    const resp = await this.app.sendMessage({
      $,
      data: {
        channel_id: this.channelId,
        contact_identifier: this.contactIdentifier,
        contact_name: this.contactName,
        message: this.message,
        email_subject: this.emailSubject,
      },
    });
    $.export("$summary", "The message has been sent");
    return resp;
  },
};

Action Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI.

LabelPropTypeDescription
TrengoappappThis component uses the Trengo app.
Channel IDchannelIdintegerSelect a value from the drop down menu.
IdentifiercontactIdentifierstring

The destination of the message. Based on the Channel ID this must be en email address or phone number.

NamecontactNamestring

The name of the contact. Only used when the contact does not already exists.

Messagemessagestring

The message send to the receiver.

Email SubjectemailSubjectstring

The subject of the message. Only used when the message is an email.

Action Authentication

Trengo uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your Trengo account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to Trengo APIs in both code and no-code steps.

You need a personal access token to access the API and to perform actions on your behalf. Your personal access token needs to be send trough an Authorization Bearer request. See docs.

About Trengo

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