What is Pipedream?

Introduction to Pipedream

Pipedream is the fastest way to automate any process that connects APIs. Build and run workflows with code-level control when you need it, and no code when you don't.

The Pipedream platform includes:

Watch a demo or review our quickstart guide:

Getting Started

To get started, sign up for a free account (no credit card required) and follow our quickstart guide to create your first workflow.

build, test,deploy

Once you understand the basics of workflow development, learn how to get more out of Pipedream:

Use Cases

Pipedream supports use cases from prototype to production and is trusted by 800k+ developers from startups to Fortune 500 companies:


The platform processes billions of events and is built and priced for use at scale. Our team has built internet scale applications and managed data pipelines in excess of 10 million events per second (EPS) at startups and high-growth environments like BrightRoll, Yahoo!, Affirm and Instacart.

Our community uses Pipedream for a wide variety of use cases including:

  • Connecting SaaS apps
  • General API orchestration and automation
  • Database automations (learn about connecting to resources behind a firewall)
  • Custom notifications and alerting
  • Mobile and JAMstack backends
  • Rate limiting, request smoothing
  • Event queueing and concurrency management
  • Webhook inspection and routing
  • Prototyping and demos


Pipedream maintains a source-available component registry on GitHub so you can avoid writing boilerplate code for common API integrations. Use components as no code building blocks in workflows, or use them to scaffold code that you can customize. You can also create a PR to contribute new components via GitHub.


We hope is that by providing a generous free tier, you will not only get value from Pipedream, but you will give back to help us improve the product for the entire community and grow the platform by:

Learn about all the ways you can contribute.

Support & Community

If you have any questions or feedback, please reach out in our community forum.

Service Status

Pipedream operates a status page at https://status.pipedream.com. That page displays the uptime history and current status of every Pipedream service.

When incidents occur, updates are published to the #incidents channel of Pipedream's Slack Community and to the @PipedreamStatus account on Twitter. On the status page itself, you can also subscribe to updates directly.