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Add Multiple Rows with Google Sheets API on New Submission from Typeform API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Typeform 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 Submission trigger
    1. Connect your Typeform account
    2. Select a Form
  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 submission
Version:0.0.5
Key:typeform-new-submission

Typeform Overview

With the Typeform API, you can easily create beautiful, interactive forms that
allow people to share their information with you in an engaging way. Here are
some examples of what you can build with the Typeform API:

  • A contact form for your website that allows people to easily get in touch
    with you
  • An order form for your product or service that allows people to place orders
    easily and securely
  • A survey form that allows you to collect data and feedback from people
  • A registration form for your event or conference that allows people to sign
    up easily and securely

Trigger Code

import { createHmac } from "crypto";
import { uuid } from "uuidv4";
import common from "../common.mjs";
import constants from "../../constants.mjs";
import utils from "../utils.mjs";

const { typeform } = common.props;
const { parseIsoDate } = utils;

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "typeform-new-submission",
  name: "New Submission",
  version: "0.0.5",
  type: "source",
  description: "Emit new submission",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    http: "$.interface.http",
    db: "$.service.db",
    formId: {
      propDefinition: [
        typeform,
        "formId",
      ],
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    generateSecret() {
      return "" + Math.random();
    },
  },
  hooks: {
    ...common.hooks,
    async activate() {
      const secret = this.generateSecret();
      this._setSecret(secret);

      let tag = this._getTag();
      if (!tag) {
        tag = uuid();
        this._setTag(tag);
      }

      return await this.typeform.createHook({
        endpoint: this.http.endpoint,
        formId: this.formId,
        tag,
        secret,
      });
    },
    async deactivate() {
      const tag = this._getTag();

      return await this.typeform.deleteHook({
        formId: this.formId,
        tag,
      });
    },
  },
  async run(event) {
    const {
      body,
      headers,
    } = event;

    const { [constants.TYPEFORM_SIGNATURE]: typeformSignature } = headers;

    if (typeformSignature) {
      const secret = this._getSecret();

      const hmac =
        createHmac(constants.ALGORITHM, secret)
          .update(body)
          .digest(constants.ENCODING);

      const signature = `${constants.ALGORITHM}=${hmac}`;

      if (typeformSignature !== signature) {
        throw new Error("signature mismatch");
      }
    }

    let formResponseString = "";
    const data = Object.assign({}, body.form_response);
    data.form_response_parsed = {};

    for (let i = 0; i < body.form_response.answers.length; i++) {
      const field = body.form_response.definition.fields[i];
      const answer = body.form_response.answers[i];

      let parsedAnswer;
      let value = answer[answer.type];

      if (value.label) {
        parsedAnswer = value.label;

      } else if (value.labels) {
        parsedAnswer = value.labels.join();

      } else if (value.choice) {
        parsedAnswer = value.choice;

      } else if (value.choices) {
        parsedAnswer = value.choices.join();

      } else {
        parsedAnswer = value;
      }

      data.form_response_parsed[field.title] = parsedAnswer;
      formResponseString += `### ${field.title}\n${parsedAnswer}\n`;
    }

    data.form_response_string = formResponseString;
    data.raw_webhook_event = body;

    if (data.landed_at) {
      data.landed_at = parseIsoDate(data.landed_at);
    }

    if (data.submitted_at) {
      data.submitted_at = parseIsoDate(data.submitted_at);
    }

    data.form_title = body.form_response.definition.title;
    delete data.answers;
    delete data.definition;

    this.$emit(data, {
      summary: JSON.stringify(data),
      id: data.token,
    });
  },
};

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
TypeformtypeformappThis component uses the Typeform app.
N/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
FormformIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Trigger Authentication

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

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

offlineaccounts:readforms:writeforms:readimages:writeimages:readthemes:writethemes:readresponses:readresponses:writewebhooks:readwebhooks:writeworkspaces:readworkspaces:write

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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

Google Sheets Overview

Some examples of things you can build using the Google Sheets API include:

  • A web app that lets users input data into a Google Sheet
  • A script that automatically updates a Google Sheet with data from another
    source
  • A tool that generates graphs and charts from data in a Google Sheet
  • A service that sends data from a Google Sheet to another API or application

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

About Google Sheets

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