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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Dropbox trigger and Google Sheets action. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Select this integration
  2. Configure the New File trigger
    1. Connect your Dropbox account
    2. Select a Path
    3. Configure Recursive
    4. Configure dropboxApphook
    5. Configure Include Media Info
    6. Configure Include Link
  3. Configure the Add Multiple Rows action
    1. Connect your Google Sheets account
    2. Optional- Select a Drive
    3. Select a Spreadsheet
    4. Select a Sheet Name
    5. Configure Row Values
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

This integration uses pre-built, open source components from Pipedream's GitHub repo. These components are 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.

Trigger

Description:Emit new event when a new file is added to your account or a specific folder. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.
Version:0.0.5
Key:dropbox-new-file

Trigger Code

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

export default {
  ...common,
  dedupe: "unique",
  type: "source",
  key: "dropbox-new-file",
  name: "New File",
  version: "0.0.5",
  description: "Emit new event when a new file is added to your account or a specific folder. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    includeMediaInfo: {
      label: "Include Media Info",
      type: "boolean",
      description: "Emit media info for photos and videos (incurs an additional API call)",
      default: false,
    },
    includeLink: {
      label: "Include Link",
      type: "boolean",
      description: "Emit temporary download link to file (incurs an additional API call)",
      default: false,
    },
  },
  hooks: {
    async activate() {
      const startTime = new Date();
      await this.dropbox.initState(this);
      this._setLastFileModTime(startTime);
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    _setLastFileModTime(time) {
      this.db.set("last_file_mod_time", time);
    },
    _getLastFileModTime() {
      return this.db.get("last_file_mod_time");
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const lastFileModTime = this._getLastFileModTime();
    let currFileModTime = "";
    const updates = await this.dropbox.getUpdates(this);
    for (let update of updates) {
      if (update[".tag"] == "file") {
        if (update.server_modified > currFileModTime) {
          currFileModTime = update.server_modified;
        }
        try {
          const dpx = await this.dropbox.sdk();
          let revisions = await dpx.filesListRevisions({
            path: update.id,
            mode: {
              ".tag": "id",
            },
            limit: 10,
          });
          if (revisions.result) {
            revisions = revisions.result;
          }
          if (revisions.entries.length > 1) {
            const oldest = revisions.entries.pop();
            if (lastFileModTime && lastFileModTime >= oldest.client_modified) {
              continue;
            }
          }
          if (this.includeMediaInfo) {
            const dpx = await this.dropbox.sdk();
            update = await dpx.filesGetMetadata({
              path: update.path_lower,
              include_media_info: true,
            });
            if (update.result) {
              update = update.result;
            }
          }
          if (this.includeLink) {
            const dpx = await this.dropbox.sdk();
            let response = await dpx.filesGetTemporaryLink({
              path: update.path_lower,
            });
            if (response.result) {
              response = response.result;
            }
            const { link } = response;
            update.link = link;
          }
        } catch (err) {
          console.log(err);
          throw `Error looking up revisions for file: ${update.name}`;
        }
        this.$emit(update, this.getMeta(update.id, update.path_display));
      }
    }
    if (currFileModTime != "") {
      this._setLastFileModTime(currFileModTime);
    }
  },
};

Trigger 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
DropboxdropboxappThis component uses the Dropbox app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
PathpathstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Recursiverecursiveboolean

Also watch sub-directories and their contents.

dropboxApphook$.interface.apphook
Include Media InfoincludeMediaInfoboolean

Emit media info for photos and videos (incurs an additional API call)

Include LinkincludeLinkboolean

Emit temporary download link to file (incurs an additional API call)

Trigger Authentication

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

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

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Action

Description:Add multiple rows of data to a Google Sheet
Version:0.1.5
Key:google_sheets-add-multiple-rows

Action Code

import googleSheets from "../../google_sheets.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "google_sheets-add-multiple-rows",
  name: "Add Multiple Rows",
  description: "Add multiple rows of data to a Google Sheet",
  version: "0.1.5",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    googleSheets,
    drive: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleSheets,
        "watchedDrive",
      ],
    },
    sheetId: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleSheets,
        "sheetID",
        (c) => ({
          driveId: googleSheets.methods.getDriveId(c.drive),
        }),
      ],
    },
    sheetName: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleSheets,
        "sheetName",
        (c) => ({
          sheetId: c.sheetId,
        }),
      ],
    },
    rows: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleSheets,
        "rows",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run() {
    let rows = this.rows;

    let inputValidated = true;

    if (!Array.isArray(rows)) {
      rows = JSON.parse(this.rows);
    }

    if (!rows || !rows.length || !Array.isArray(rows)) {
      inputValidated = false;
    } else {
      rows.forEach((row) => { if (!Array.isArray(row)) { inputValidated = false; } });
    }

    // Throw an error if input validation failed
    if (!inputValidated) {
      console.error("Data Submitted:");
      console.error(rows);
      throw new Error("Rows data is not an array of arrays. Please enter an array of arrays in the `Rows` parameter above. If you're trying to send a single rows to Google Sheets, search for the action to add a single row to Sheets or try modifying the code for this step.");
    }

    return await this.googleSheets.addRowsToSheet({
      spreadsheetId: this.sheetId,
      range: this.sheetName,
      rows,
    });
  },
};

Action Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI.

LabelPropTypeDescription
Google SheetsgoogleSheetsappThis component uses the Google Sheets app.
DrivedrivestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
SpreadsheetsheetIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Sheet NamesheetNamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Row Valuesrowsstring

Provide an array of arrays. Each nested array should represent a row, with each element of the nested array representing a cell/column value (e.g., passing [["Foo",1,2],["Bar",3,4]] will insert two rows of data with three columns each). The most common pattern is to reference an array of arrays exported by a previous step (e.g., {{steps.foo.$return_value}}). You may also enter or construct a string that will JSON.parse() to an array of arrays.

Action Authentication

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

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

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/drive

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