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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a HTTP / Webhook 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 Requests trigger
    1. Optional- Configure Body Only
    2. Optional- Configure Response Status Code
    3. Optional- Configure Response Content-Type
    4. Optional- Configure Response Body
    5. Connect your HTTP / Webhook account
  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:Get a URL and emit the full HTTP event on every request (including headers and query parameters). You can also configure the HTTP response code, body, and more.
Version:0.1.1
Key:http-new-requests

Trigger Code

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

// Core HTTP component
export default {
  key: "http-new-requests",
  name: "New Requests",
  description: "Get a URL and emit the full HTTP event on every request (including headers and query parameters). You can also configure the HTTP response code, body, and more.",
  version: "0.1.1",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    httpInterface: {
      type: "$.interface.http",
      customResponse: true,
    },
    emitBodyOnly: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Body Only",
      description: "This source emits an event representing the full HTTP request by default. Select `true` to emit the body only.",
      optional: true,
      default: false,
    },
    resStatusCode: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Response Status Code",
      description: "The status code to return in the HTTP response",
      optional: true,
      default: "200",
    },
    resContentType: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Response Content-Type",
      description: "The `Content-Type` of the body returned in the HTTP response",
      optional: true,
      default: "application/json",
    },
    resBody: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Response Body",
      description: "The body to return in the HTTP response",
      optional: true,
      default: "{ \"success\": true }",
    },
    http,
  },
  async run(event) {
    const summary = `${event.method} ${event.path}`;

    this.httpInterface.respond({
      status: this.resStatusCode,
      body: this.resBody,
      headers: {
        "content-type": this.resContentType,
      },
    });

    if (this.emitBodyOnly) {
      this.$emit(event.body, {
        summary,
      });
    } else {
      this.$emit(event, {
        summary,
      });
    }
  },
};

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
N/AhttpInterface$.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.
Body OnlyemitBodyOnlyboolean

This source emits an event representing the full HTTP request by default. Select true to emit the body only.

Response Status CoderesStatusCodestring

The status code to return in the HTTP response

Response Content-TyperesContentTypestring

The Content-Type of the body returned in the HTTP response

Response BodyresBodystring

The body to return in the HTTP response

HTTP / WebhookhttpappThis component uses the HTTP / Webhook app.

Trigger Authentication

The HTTP / Webhook API does not require authentication.

About HTTP / Webhook

Get a unique URL where you can send HTTP or webhook requests

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:0.0.12
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 just makes it easier to automate anything you'd typically use the Slack API for, using Pipedream workflows.

Here are some examples of automations you can build with Pipedream on Slack:

  • Automate posting updates to your team channel
  • Create a bot to answer common questions
  • Integrate with your existing tools and services
  • Build a custom dashboard to track your team's progress
  • Create a bot to handle scheduling and meeting requests
  • And much more!

Should I use the Slack or Slack Bot app on Pipedream?

The Slack app is the easiest and most convienent option to get started. It installs the official Pipedream bot into your Slack workspace with just a few clicks.

However, if you'd like to use your own bot registered with the Slack API, you can use the Slack Bot app instead.

The Slack Bot requires a bot token to allow your Pipedream workflows to authenticate as your bot. The extra set up steps allow you to list your custom bot on the Slack Marketplace, or install the bot on other workspaces as your bot's name instead of as Pipedream.

Getting Started

You can install the Pipedream Slack app in the Accounts section of your account, or directly in a workflow

Accounts

  1. Visit https://pipedream.com/accounts.
  2. Click on the Click Here To Connect An App button in the top-right.
  3. Search for "Slack" among the list of apps, and select it.
  4. This will open a new window asking you to allow Pipedream access to your Slack workspace. Choose the right workspace where you'd like to install the app, then click Allow.
  5. That's it! You can now use this Slack account in any actions, or link it to any code step.

Within a workflow

  1. Create a new workflow.
  2. Select your trigger (HTTP, Cron, etc.).
  3. Click on the + button below the trigger step, and search for "Slack".
  4. Select the Send a Message action.
  5. Click the Connect Account button near the top of the step. This will prompt you to select any existing Slack accounts you've previously authenticated with Pipedream, or you can select a New account. Clicking New opens a new window asking you to allow Pipedream access to your Slack workspace. Choose the right workspace where you'd like to install the app, then click Allow.
  6. That's it! You can now connect to the Slack API using any of the Slack actions within a Pipedream workflow.

Troubleshooting

Please reach out to the Pipedream team with any technical issues or questions about the Slack integration. We're happy to help!

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: "0.0.12",
  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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