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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a GitHub trigger and Slack 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 Branch trigger
    1. Connect your GitHub account
    2. Select a Repository
  3. Configure the Add Star action
    1. Connect your Slack account
    2. Optional- Select a Channel
    3. Optional- Configure Timestamp
    4. Optional- Configure File ID
  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 branch is created [See the documentation](https://docs.github.com/en/webhooks/webhook-events-and-payloads#create)
Version:1.0.1
Key:github-new-branch

Trigger Code

import common from "../common/common-flex.mjs";
import {
  getSampleTimerEvent, getSampleWebhookEvent,
} from "./common-sample-events.mjs";

const DOCS_LINK =
  "https://docs.github.com/en/webhooks/webhook-events-and-payloads#create";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "github-new-branch",
  name: "New Branch",
  description: `Emit new event when a branch is created [See the documentation](${DOCS_LINK})`,
  version: "1.0.1",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    getSampleTimerEvent,
    getSampleWebhookEvent,
    getWebhookEvents() {
      return [
        "create",
      ];
    },
    shouldEmitWebhookEvent(body) {
      return body?.ref_type === "branch";
    },
    getId(item) {
      return item.ref ?? item.name;
    },
    getSummary(item) {
      return `New branch: ${this.getId(item)}`;
    },
    getPollingData(args) {
      return this.github.getBranches(args);
    },
  },
};

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
GitHubgithubappThis component uses the GitHub app.
RepositoryrepoFullnamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.

Trigger Authentication

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

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

repoadmin:orgadmin:public_keyadmin:org_hookgistprojectnotificationsuserwrite:discussionwrite:packagesread:packagesadmin:repo_hook

About GitHub

Where the world builds software. Millions of developers and companies build, ship, and maintain their software on GitHub—the largest and most advanced development platform in the world.

Action

Description:Add a star to an item on behalf of the authenticated user. [See docs here](https://api.slack.com/methods/stars.add)
Version:0.0.13
Key:slack-add-star

Slack Overview

The Pipedream Slack app enables you to build event-driven workflows that interact with the Slack API. When you authorize the Pipedream app's access to your workspace, you can use Pipedream workflows to perform common Slack actions, or write your own code against the Slack API.

The Pipedream Slack app is not a typical app. You don't interact with it directly as a bot, and it doesn't add custom functionality to your workspace out of the box. It makes it easier to automate anything you'd typically use the Slack API for, using Pipedream workflows.

  • Automate posting updates to your team channels
  • Create a bot to answer common questions
  • Integrate with your existing tools and services
  • And much more!

Action Code

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

export default {
  key: "slack-add-star",
  name: "Add Star",
  description: "Add a star to an item on behalf of the authenticated user. [See docs here](https://api.slack.com/methods/stars.add)",
  version: "0.0.13",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    slack,
    conversation: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "conversation",
      ],
      optional: true,
      description: "Channel to add star to, or channel where the message to add star to was posted (used with timestamp).",
    },
    timestamp: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "timestamp",
      ],
      optional: true,
      description: "Timestamp of the message to add star to.",
    },
    file: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "file",
      ],
      optional: true,
      description: "File to add star to.",
    },
  },
  async run() {
    return await this.slack.sdk().stars.add({
      channel: this.conversation,
      timestamp: this.timestamp,
      file: this.file,
    });
  },
};

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
SlackslackappThis component uses the Slack app.
ChannelconversationstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Timestamptimestampstring

Timestamp of the message to add star to.

File IDfilestring

File to add star to.

Action Authentication

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

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

bookmarks:writecalls:readcalls:writechannels:historychannels:readchannels:writednd:readdnd:writeemoji:readfiles:readgroups:historygroups:readgroups:writeim:historyim:readim:writelinks:readlinks:writempim:historympim:readmpim:writepins:readpins:writereactions:readreactions:writereminders:readreminders:writeremote_files:readremote_files:sharestars:readstars:writeteam:readusergroups:readusergroups:writeusers:readusers:read.emailusers:writechat:write:botchat:write:usercommandsfiles:write:userusers.profile:writeusers.profile:readsearch:read

About Slack

Slack is a channel-based messaging platform. With Slack, people can work together more effectively, connect all their software tools and services, and find the information they need to do their best work — all within a secure, enterprise-grade environment.

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