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Add or update multiple records with the Data Stores API
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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a RSS trigger and Data Stores 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 Item in Feed trigger
    1. Connect your RSS account
    2. Configure Feed URL
    3. Configure timer
  3. Configure the Add or update multiple records action
    1. Connect your Data Stores account
    2. Configure Data Store
    3. Configure Data
  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 items from an RSS feed.
Version:0.0.2
Key:rss-new-item-in-feed

Trigger Code

import rssApp from "../../rss.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "rss-new-item-in-feed",
  name: "New Item in Feed",
  type: "source",
  description: "Emit new items from an RSS feed.",
  version: "0.0.2",
  props: {
    rssApp,
    url: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Feed URL",
      description: "Enter the URL for any public RSS feed.",
    },
    timer: {
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: 60 * 15,
      },
    },
  },
  dedupe: "unique",
  async run() {
    const feed = await this.rssApp.fetchFeed(this, this.url);
    const items = await this.rssApp.parseFeed(feed);
    for (const item of items) {
      const itemKey = this.rssApp.itemKey(item);
      this.$emit(item, {
        id: itemKey,
        summary: item.title,
        ts: item.pubdate && +new Date(item.pubdate),
      });
    }
  },
};

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
RSSrssAppappThis component uses the RSS app.
Feed URLurlstring

Enter the URL for any public RSS feed.

timer$.interface.timer

Trigger Authentication

The RSS API does not require authentication.

About RSS

Real Simple Syndication

Action

Description:Add or update multiple records to your [Pipedream Data Store](https://pipedream.com/data-stores/).
Version:0.0.4
Key:data_stores-add-update-multiple-records

Action Code

import app from "../../data_stores.app.mjs";
import xss from "xss";

export default {
  key: "data_stores-add-update-multiple-records",
  name: "Add or update multiple records",
  description: "Add or update multiple records to your [Pipedream Data Store](https://pipedream.com/data-stores/).",
  version: "0.0.4",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    app,
    dataStore: {
      propDefinition: [
        app,
        "dataStore",
      ],
    },
    data: {
      label: "Data",
      type: "object",
      description: "Enter data you'd like to add as key-value pairs, or reference an object from a previous step using a custom expression (e.g., `{{steps.data.$return_value}}`). Note that any keys that are duplicated will get overwritten with the last value entered (so `[{jerry: \"constanza\", jerry: \"seinfeld\"}]` will get stored as `[{jerry: \"seinfeld\"}]`).",
    },
  },
  methods: {
    /**
     * Tries to convert a string to a JSON object or a primitive value.
     * @param {any} value Value to be converted
     * @returns The converted value
     */
    convertString(value) {
      // If type is already primitive non string, return it
      const primitives = [
        "boolean",
        "number",
      ];
      if (primitives.includes(typeof value)) {
        return value;
      }

      // Tries to convert string to possible other primitive types
      if (typeof value === "string") {
        // Convert boolean
        if (value.toLowerCase() === "true") {
          return true;
        }
        if (value.toLowerCase() === "false") {
          return false;
        }

        // Convert number
        if (!isNaN(value)) {
          return parseFloat(value);
        }
      }

      // Try to evaluate string as javascript, using xss as extra security
      // If some problem occurs, return the original string
      try {
        return eval(`(${xss(value)})`);
      } catch {
        return value;
      }
    },
    /**
     * Add all the key-value pairs in the map object to be used in the data store
     * @param {*} data Data to be parsed
     * @param {Map} map Hashmap to be updated
     */
    populateHashMapOfData(data, map) {
      if (!Array.isArray(data) && typeof(data) === "object") {
        Object.keys(data)
          .forEach((key) => map[key] = this.convertString(data[key]));
        return;
      }

      if (Array.isArray(data)) {
        for (const item of data) {
          this.populateHashMapOfData(item, map);
        }
      }
    },
    getHashMapOfData(data) {
      const map = {};
      this.populateHashMapOfData(data, map);
      return map;
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    if (typeof this.data === "string") {
      this.data = eval(`(${this.data})`);
    }
    const map = this.getHashMapOfData(this.data);
    const keys = Object.keys(map);
    const promises = Object.keys(map).map((key) => this.dataStore.set(key, map[key]));
    await Promise.all(promises);
    if (keys.length === 0) {
      $.export("$summary", "No data was added to the data store.");
    } else {
      $.export("$summary", `Successfully added or updated ${keys.length} record(s)`);
    }
  },
};

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
Data StoresappappThis component uses the Data Stores app.
Data StoredataStoredata_store

Select an existing Data Store or create a new one.

Datadataobject

Enter data you'd like to add as key-value pairs, or reference an object from a previous step using a custom expression (e.g., {{steps.data.$return_value}}). Note that any keys that are duplicated will get overwritten with the last value entered (so [{jerry: "constanza", jerry: "seinfeld"}] will get stored as [{jerry: "seinfeld"}]).

Action Authentication

The Data Stores API does not require authentication.

About Data Stores

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