← Telegram Bot + SWAPI - Star Wars integrations

Get Film with SWAPI - Star Wars APIon New Updates (Instant) from Telegram Bot API

Pipedream makes it easy to connect APIs for SWAPI - Star Wars, Telegram Bot and + other apps remarkably fast.

Trigger workflow on
New Updates (Instant) from the Telegram Bot API
Next, do this
Get Film with the SWAPI - Star Wars API
No credit card required
Trusted by 200,000+ developers from startups to Fortune 500 companies:
Trusted by 200,000+ developers from startups to Fortune 500 companies

Developers Pipedream

Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Telegram Bot trigger and SWAPI - Star Wars 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 Updates (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Telegram Bot account
    2. Optional- Select one or more Update Types
  3. Configure the Get Film action
    1. Connect your SWAPI - Star Wars account
    2. Select a film
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger


This integration uses pre-built, open source 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.


Description:Emits an event for each new Telegram event.

Trigger Code

const telegram = require("../../telegram.app.js");

module.exports = {
  key: "telegram-new-updates",
  name: "New Updates (Instant)",
  description: "Emits an event for each new Telegram event.",
  version: "0.0.1",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    db: "$.service.db",
    http: {
      type: "$.interface.http",
      customResponse: true,
    updateTypes: { propDefinition: [telegram, "updateTypes"] },
  hooks: {
    async activate() {
      const response = await this.telegram.createHook(this.http.endpoint, this.updateTypes);
    async deactivate() {
      const response = await this.telegram.deleteHook();
  methods: {
    getMeta(body) {
      let summary;
      if (body.message.from)
        summary = `Update from ${body.message.from.first_name} ${body.message.from.last_name}`;
        summary = `Update ID ${body.update_id}`;
      return {
        id: body.update_id,
        ts: Date.now()
  async run(event) {
    if ((event.path).substring(1) !== this.telegram.$auth.token) {
      status: 200,
    const { body } = event;
    if (!body) {
    this.$emit(body, this.getMeta(body));

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.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
N/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
Telegram BottelegramappThis component uses the Telegram Bot app.
Update TypesupdateTypesstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Message", "value": "message" }{ "label": "Edited Message", "value": "edited_message" }{ "label": "Channel Post", "value": "channel_post" }{ "label": "Edited Channel Post", "value": "edited_channel_post" }{ "label": "Inline Query", "value": "inline_query" }{ "label": "Chosen Inline Result", "value": "chosen_inline_result" }{ "label": "Callback Query", "value": "callback_query" }{ "label": "Shipping Query", "value": "shipping_query" }{ "label": "Pre Checkout Query", "value": "pre_checkout_query" }{ "label": "Poll", "value": "poll" }{ "label": "Poll Answer", "value": "poll_answer" }

Trigger Authentication

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

To use the Telegram Bot API, you must first create a new bot by chatting with the BotFather.

At the end of that process, you'll receive a token to authorize requests for your bot. Add that token below.

About Telegram Bot

Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging and voice over IP service



Action Code

const swapi = require('../../swapi.app.js')
const axios = require('axios')

module.exports = {
  key: "swapi-get-film",
  name: "Get Film",
  version: "0.0.12",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    film: { propDefinition: [swapi, "film"] },
  async run() {
    return (await axios({
      url: `https://swapi.dev/api/films/${this.film}`

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.

SWAPI - Star WarsswapiappThis component uses the SWAPI - Star Wars app.
filmfilmstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Action Authentication

The SWAPI - Star Wars API does not require authentication.

About SWAPI - Star Wars

The Star Wars API

More Ways to Connect SWAPI - Star Wars + Telegram Bot

About Pipedream

Stop writing boilerplate code, struggling with authentication and managing infrastructure. Start connecting APIs with code-level control when you need it — and no code when you don't.

Into to Pipedream
Watch us build a workflow
Watch us build a workflow
4 min
Watch now ➜
"The past few weeks, I truly feel like the clichéd 10x engineer."
Powerful features that scale
Manage concurrency and execution rate
Manage concurrency and execution rate

Queue up to 10,000 events per workfow and manage the concurrency and rate at which workflows are triggered.

Process large payloads up to 5 terabytes
Process large payloads up to 5 terabytes

Large file support enables you to trigger workflows with any data (e.g., large JSON files, images and videos) up to 5 terabytes.

Return custom responses to HTTP requests
Return custom responses to HTTP requests

Return any JSON-serializable response from an HTTP triggered workflow using $respond().

Use most npm packages
Use most npm packages

To use any npm package, just require() it -- there's no npm install or package.json required.

Maintain state between executions
Maintain state between executions

Use $checkpoint to save state in one workflow invocation and read it the next time your workflow runs.

Pass data between steps
Pass data between steps

Return data from any step to inspect it in a human-friendly way and reference the data in future steps via the steps object.