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Trigger a workflow on Low Category Balance with You Need a Budget API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Low Category Balance trigger
    1. Connect your You Need a Budget account
    2. Configure timer
    3. Select a Budget ID
    4. Select a Category ID
    5. Configure Amount
  2. Add steps to connect to 1000+ 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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Low Category Balance on You Need a Budget
Description:Emit new event when a category balance drops below a certain amount
Version:0.0.2
Key:you_need_a_budget-low-category-balance

Code

import common from "../common/common.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "you_need_a_budget-low-category-balance",
  // eslint-disable-next-line pipedream/source-name
  name: "Low Category Balance",
  description: "Emit new event when a category balance drops below a certain amount",
  version: "0.0.2",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    categoryId: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.app,
        "categoryId",
        (c) => ({
          budgetId: c.budgetId,
        }),
      ],
    },
    amount: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.app,
        "amount",
      ],
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    generateMeta(balance, amount) {
      return {
        id: balance,
        summary: `Balance (${balance}) for ${this.getThisMonth()} dropped below ${amount}`,
      };
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const { category } = await this.app.getCategoryBudget({
      budgetId: this.budgetId,
      categoryId: this.categoryId.value,
    });

    // guarantee correct value is used
    const amount = this.app.convertFromMilliunit(this.app._convertToMilliunit(this.amount));
    const balance = this.app.convertFromMilliunit(category.balance);

    if (balance < amount) {
      const meta = this.generateMeta(balance, amount);
      this.$emit(category, meta);
    }
  },
};

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
You Need a BudgetappappThis component uses the You Need a Budget app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
timer$.interface.timer
Budget IDbudgetIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Category IDcategoryIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Amountamountstring

E.g. -290.99

Authentication

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

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

About You Need a Budget

Money doesn’t have to be messy. The YNAB budgeting app and its simple four-rule method will help you organize your finances, demolish your debt, save piles of cash, and reach your financial goals faster.

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