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

  1. Configure the Meeting Started (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Zoom account
    2. Configure apphook
  2. Add steps to connect to 1400+ 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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Meeting Started (Instant) on Zoom
Description:Emit new event each time a meeting starts where you're the host


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

export default {
  key: "zoom-meeting-started",
  name: "Meeting Started (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new event each time a meeting starts where you're the host",
  version: "0.1.0",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    // eslint-disable-next-line pipedream/props-label, pipedream/props-description
    apphook: {
      type: "$.interface.apphook",
      appProp: "app",
      eventNames() {
        return [
  hooks: {
    async deploy() {
      const { meetings } = await this.app.listMeetings({
        params: {
          page_size: 25,
          type: "previous_meetings",
      if (!meetings || meetings.length === 0) {
      const objects = this.sortByDate(meetings, "start_time");
      for (const object of objects) {
        const startTime = Date.parse(object.start_time);
        if (startTime < Date.now()) {
            time_stamp: Date.now(),
          }, object);
  methods: {
    emitEvent(payload, object) {
      const meta = this.generateMeta(object);
        event: constants.CUSTOM_EVENT_TYPES.MEETING_STARTED,
      }, meta);
    generateMeta(object) {
      return {
        id: object.uuid,
        summary: `Meeting ${object.topic} started`,
        ts: +new Date(object.start_time),


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