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Add Quick Event with Google Calendar API on Weekly schedule from Schedule API

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Add Quick Event with the Google Calendar API
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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Schedule trigger and Google Calendar 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 Weekly schedule trigger
    1. Connect your Schedule account
    2. Configure Cron Schedule
  3. Configure the Add Quick Event action
    1. Connect your Google Calendar account
    2. Optional- Select a Calendar ID
    3. Configure Event Title
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

This integration uses pre-built, source-available 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:Trigger your workflow on one or more days each week at a specific time (with timezone support).
Version:0.0.1
Key:schedule-weekly

Schedule Overview

With Schedule - A trigger provided by Pipedream - You can easily build
automated workflows that run on regular times or intervals. Some examples of
things that you can build using the Schedule API include:

  • Automated data retrieval from a third-party service, like pulling stats from
    your Salesforce account on a set schedule.
  • Uploading new data sets to a database with a predetermined interval.
  • Automatic emails to customers or leads at a certain time of the day.
  • Automating data analysis based on a set schedule.
  • Automatically optimizing social media postings according to a specified
    timeline.
  • Updating webpages at a certain interval with newly available content.
  • Re-running reports on a periodic basis.
  • Refreshing a cache of data at a given frequency.

Trigger Code

import schedule from "../../schedule.app.mjs";

export default {
  name: "Weekly schedule",
  version: "0.0.1",
  key: "schedule-weekly",
  type: "source",
  description: "Trigger your workflow on one or more days each week at a specific time (with timezone support).",
  props: {
    schedule,
    cron: {
      propDefinition: [
        schedule,
        "cron",
      ],
      default: {
        cron: "0 10 * * 1",
      },
    },
  },
};

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
SchedulescheduleappThis component uses the Schedule app.
Cron Schedulecron$.interface.timer

Enter a cron expression

Trigger Authentication

The Schedule API does not require authentication.

About Schedule

Trigger workflows on an interval or cron schedule.

Action

Description:Create a quick event to the Google Calendar. [See the documentation](https://googleapis.dev/nodejs/googleapis/latest/calendar/classes/Resource$Events.html#quickAdd)
Version:0.1.2
Key:google_calendar-quick-add-event

Google Calendar Overview

The Google Calendar API gives developers access to Google Calendar data,
allowing them to create their own applications that can read, write, and update
calendar data. With the API, users can integrate their own calendar
applications with Google Calendar, giving them the ability to manage their
calendars in one place. The API also provides the ability to search for events
and create new events.

Possible applications that could be built using the Google Calendar API
include:

  • A calendar application that integrates with Google Calendar, allowing users
    to manage their calendars in one place.
  • A calendar application that allows users to search for events and create new
    events.
  • A to-do list application that integrates with Google Calendar, allowing users
    to see their tasks and events in one place.
  • A reminder application that uses Google Calendar data to remind users of
    upcoming events.

Action Code

import googleCalendar from "../../google_calendar.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "google_calendar-quick-add-event",
  name: "Add Quick Event",
  description: "Create a quick event to the Google Calendar. [See the documentation](https://googleapis.dev/nodejs/googleapis/latest/calendar/classes/Resource$Events.html#quickAdd)",
  version: "0.1.2",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    googleCalendar,
    calendarId: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleCalendar,
        "calendarId",
      ],
    },
    text: {
      label: "Event Title",
      type: "string",
      description: "Enter a title for the event, (e.g., `My event`)",
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const response = await this.googleCalendar.quickAddEvent({
      calendarId: this.calendarId,
      text: this.text,
    });

    $.export("$summary", `Successfully added a quick event: "${response.id}"`);

    return response;
  },
};

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 CalendargoogleCalendarappThis component uses the Google Calendar app.
Calendar IDcalendarIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Event Titletextstring

Enter a title for the event, (e.g., My event)

Action Authentication

Google Calendar uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Google Calendar account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Google Calendar 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 Calendar API.

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

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/calendar.eventshttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/calendar.readonlyhttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/calendar.settings.readonly

About Google Calendar

Scheduling calendar service developed by Google

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