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Trigger a workflow on New Contact with Textlocal API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the New Contact trigger
    1. Connect your Textlocal account
    2. Configure timer
    3. Select a Contact Group
  2. Add steps to connect to 900+ 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

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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.

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New Contact on Textlocal
Description:Emit new contact
Version:0.0.2
Key:textlocal-new-contact

Code

import common from "../common/timer-based.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "textlocal-new-contact",
  name: "New Contact",
  description: "Emit new contact",
  type: "source",
  version: "0.0.2",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    groupId: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Contact Group",
      description: "The contact group to monitor for new contacts",
      async options(context) {
        const { page } = context;
        if (page !== 0) {
          return [];
        }

        const { groups } = await this.textlocal.getGroups();
        const options = groups.map((group) => ({
          label: group.name,
          value: group.id,
        }));
        return {
          options,
        };
      },
    },
  },
  hooks: {
    ...common.hooks,
    deactivate() {
      this.db.set("isInitialized", false);
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    _isContactProcessed(contact) {
      const { number } = contact;
      return Boolean(this.db.get(number));
    },
    _markContactAsProcessed(contact) {
      const { number } = contact;
      this.db.set(number, true);
    },
    async takeContactGroupSnapshot() {
      const contactScan = await this.textlocal.scanContactGroup({
        groupId: this.groupId,
      });

      for await (const contact of contactScan) {
        this._markContactAsProcessed(contact);
      }
    },
    generateMeta({
      contact,
      ts,
    }) {
      const {
        number,
        first_name: firstName,
        last_name: lastName,
      } = contact;
      const maskedName = this.getMaskedName({
        firstName,
        lastName,
      });
      const maskedNumber = this.getMaskedNumber(number);
      const summary = `New contact: ${maskedName} (${maskedNumber})`;
      return {
        id: number,
        summary,
        ts,
      };
    },
    async processEvent(event) {
      const isInitialized = this.db.get("isInitialized");
      if (!isInitialized) {
        await this.takeContactGroupSnapshot();
        this.db.set("isInitialized", true);
        return;
      }

      const { timestamp: ts } = event;
      const contactScan = await this.textlocal.scanContactGroup({
        groupId: this.groupId,
      });

      for await (const contact of contactScan) {
        if (this._isContactProcessed(contact)) {
          continue;
        }

        const meta = this.generateMeta({
          contact,
          ts,
        });
        this.$emit(contact, meta);
        this._markContactAsProcessed(contact);
      }
    },
  },
};

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
TextlocaltextlocalappThis component uses the Textlocal app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
timer$.interface.timer
Contact GroupgroupIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Authentication

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

Get your api key in your settings > API keys.

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