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Getting Started

Trigger a workflow on New Updates (Instant) with Telegram Bot API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the New Updates (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Telegram Bot account
    2. Optional- Select one or more Update Types
  2. Add steps to connect to 700+ APIs using code and no-code building blocks
  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.

New Updates (Instant) on Telegram Bot
Description:Emit new event for each new Telegram event.
Version:0.0.3
Key:telegram_bot_api-new-updates

Code

// eslint-disable-next-line camelcase
import telegramBotApi from "../../telegram_bot_api.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "telegram_bot_api-new-updates",
  name: "New Updates (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new event for each new Telegram event.",
  version: "0.0.3",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    db: "$.service.db",
    // eslint-disable-next-line pipedream/props-label,pipedream/props-description
    http: {
      label: "HTTP Responder",
      description: "Exposes a `respond()` method that lets the source issue HTTP responses",
      type: "$.interface.http",
      customResponse: true,
    },
    telegramBotApi,
    updateTypes: {
      propDefinition: [
        telegramBotApi, // eslint-disable-line camelcase
        "updateTypes",
      ],
    },
  },
  hooks: {
    async activate() {
      await this.telegramBotApi.createHook(this.http.endpoint, this.updateTypes);
    },
    async deactivate() {
      await this.telegramBotApi.deleteHook();
    },
  },
  methods: {
    getMeta(body) {
      let summary;
      if (body.message.from)
        summary = `Update from ${body.message.from.first_name} ${body.message.from.last_name}`;
      else
        summary = `Update ID ${body.update_id}`;
      return {
        id: body.update_id,
        summary,
        ts: Date.now(),
      };
    },
  },
  async run(event) {
    if ((event.path).substring(1) !== this.telegramBotApi.$auth.token) {
      return;
    }
    this.http.respond({
      status: 200,
    });
    const { body } = event;
    if (!body) {
      return;
    }
    this.$emit(body, this.getMeta(body));
  },
};

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
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 BottelegramBotApiappThis 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" }

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.

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