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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Dropbox trigger and Discord Bot 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 Role action
    1. Connect your Discord Bot account
    2. Select a Guild
    3. Select a User
    4. Select a Role
  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: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:0.0.17
Key:dropbox-new-file

Dropbox Overview

The Dropbox API on Pipedream enables you to automate file and folder operations, streamlining workflows that involve storing, syncing, and sharing content. With this API, you can programmatically manage files, set up event-driven triggers based on changes within Dropbox, and leverage Pipedream's capabilities to connect with hundreds of other apps for extended automation scenarios. It's ideal for building custom file management solutions, archiving systems, or collaborative content workflows without writing extensive code.

Trigger Code

import common from "../common/common.mjs";
import sampleEmit from "./test-event.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  dedupe: "unique",
  type: "source",
  key: "dropbox-new-file",
  name: "New File",
  version: "0.0.17",
  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() {
      await this.getHistoricalEvents([
        "file",
      ]);
      const startTime = new Date();
      const state = await this.dropbox.initState(this);
      this._setLastFileModTime(startTime);
      this._setDropboxState(state);
    },
  },
  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();
    const state = this._getDropboxState();
    let currFileModTime = "";
    const {
      ret: updates, state: newState,
    } = await this.dropbox.getUpdates(this, state);
    this._setDropboxState(newState);
    for (let update of updates) {
      let file = {
        ...update,
      };
      if (update[".tag"] !== "file") {
        continue;
      }
      if (update.server_modified > currFileModTime) {
        currFileModTime = update.server_modified;
      }
      const isNewFile = await this.isNewFile(update, lastFileModTime);
      if (!isNewFile) {
        continue;
      }
      if (this.includeMediaInfo) {
        file = await this.getMediaInfo(update);
      }
      if (this.includeLink) {
        file.link = await this.getTemporaryLink(update);
      }
      this.$emit(file, this.getMeta(file.id, file.path_display || file.id));
    }
    if (currFileModTime != "") {
      this._setLastFileModTime(currFileModTime);
    }
  },
  sampleEmit,
};

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 executions.
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:

About Dropbox

Dropbox gives you secure access to all your files. Collaborate with friends, family, and coworkers from any device.

Action

Description:Assign a role to a user. Remember that your bot requires the `MANAGE_ROLES` permission. [See the docs here](https://discord.com/developers/docs/resources/guild#add-guild-member-role)
Version:0.0.12
Key:discord_bot-add-role

Discord Bot Overview

The Discord Bot API unlocks the power to interact with Discord users and channels programmatically, making it possible to automate messages, manage servers, and integrate with other services. With Pipedream's serverless platform, you can create complex workflows that respond to events in Discord, process data, and trigger actions in other apps. This opens up opportunities for community engagement, content moderation, analytics, and more, without the overhead of managing infrastructure.

Action Code

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

const { discord } = common.props;

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "discord_bot-add-role",
  name: "Add Role",
  description: "Assign a role to a user. Remember that your bot requires the `MANAGE_ROLES` permission. [See the docs here](https://discord.com/developers/docs/resources/guild#add-guild-member-role)",
  type: "action",
  version: "0.0.12",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    userId: {
      propDefinition: [
        discord,
        "userId",
        ({ guildId }) => ({
          guildId,
        }),
      ],
    },
    roleId: {
      propDefinition: [
        discord,
        "roleId",
        ({
          guildId, userId,
        }) => ({
          guildId,
          userId,
          isAddRole: true,
        }),
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const response = await this.discord.addGuildMemberRole({
      $,
      guildId: this.guildId,
      userId: this.userId,
      roleId: this.roleId,
    });

    if (!response) {
      return {
        id: this.roleId,
        success: true,
      };
    }

    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
Discord BotdiscordappThis component uses the Discord Bot app.
GuildguildIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
UseruserIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
RoleroleIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Action Authentication

Discord Bot uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your Discord Bot account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to Discord Bot APIs in both code and no-code steps.

This app allows you to use the Discord API using your own Discord bot. If you don't want to use a custom bot, and you just need to use the Discord API, exit this screen and use the Discord app, instead.


If you want to use your own Discord bot, but haven't created one yet, see these instructions or watch this video. You'll need to add this bot to your server(s) to make successful API requests.

Once you've created your bot, you'll find the Bot token within the Bot section of your app. Enter that token below.

About Discord Bot

Use this app to interact with the Discord API using a bot in your account

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