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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Discord Bot trigger and Twitter 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 Message in Channel trigger
    1. Connect your Discord Bot account
    2. Select a Guild
    3. Select one or more Channels
    4. Optional- Configure Emit messages as a single event
    5. Configure timer
  3. Configure the Advanced Search action
    1. Connect your Twitter account
    2. Configure Search Term
    3. Optional- Select a Result Type
    4. Optional- Select a Retweets
    5. Optional- Select a Replies
    6. Optional- Select one or more Languages
    7. Optional- Configure Locale
    8. Optional- Configure Geocode
    9. Optional- Configure Since ID
    10. Optional- Configure Enrich Tweets
    11. Optional- Configure Count (advanced)
    12. Optional- Configure Max API Requests per Execution (advanced)
  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 event for each message posted to one or more channels
Version:0.0.5
Key:discord_bot-new-message-in-channel

Trigger Code

import maxBy from "lodash.maxby";
import common from "../common.mjs";

const { discord } = common.props;

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "discord_bot-new-message-in-channel",
  name: "New Message in Channel",
  description: "Emit new event for each message posted to one or more channels",
  type: "source",
  version: "0.0.5",
  dedupe: "unique", // Dedupe events based on the Discord message ID
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    db: "$.service.db",
    channels: {
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Channels",
      description: "The channels you'd like to watch for new messages",
      propDefinition: [
        discord,
        "channelId",
        ({ guildId }) => ({
          guildId,
        }),
      ],
    },
    emitEventsInBatch: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Emit messages as a single event",
      description:
        "If `true`, all messages are emitted as an array, within a single Pipedream event. Defaults to `false`, emitting each Discord message as its own event in Pipedream",
      optional: true,
      default: false,
    },
    timer: {
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: 60 * 15,
      },
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    // We store a cursor to the last message ID
    let lastMessageIDs = this._getLastMessageIDs();

    // If this is our first time running this source,
    // get the last N messages, emit them, and checkpoint
    for (const channelId of this.channels) {
      let lastMessageID;
      let messages = [];

      if (!lastMessageID) {
        messages = await this.discord.getMessages({
          $,
          channelId,
          params: {
            limit: 100,
          },
        });

        lastMessageID = messages.length
          ? maxBy(messages, (message) => message.id).id
          : 1;

      } else {
        let newMessages = [];

        do {
          newMessages = await this.discord.getMessages({
            $,
            channelId,
            params: {
              after: lastMessageIDs[channelId],
            },
          });

          messages = messages.concat(newMessages);

          lastMessageID = newMessages.length
            ? maxBy(newMessages, (message) => message.id).id
            : lastMessageIDs[channelId];

        } while (newMessages.length);
      }

      // Set the new high water mark for the last message ID
      // for this channel
      lastMessageIDs[channelId] = lastMessageID;

      if (!messages.length) {
        console.log(`No new messages in channel ${channelId}`);
        return;
      }

      console.log(`${messages.length} new messages in channel ${channelId}`);

      // Batched emits do not take advantage of the built-in deduper
      if (this.emitEventsInBatch) {
        const suffixChar =
          messages.length > 1
            ? "s"
            : "";

        this.$emit(messages, {
          summary: `${messages.length} new message${suffixChar}`,
          id: lastMessageID,
        });

      } else {
        messages.forEach((message) => {
          this.$emit(message, {
            summary: message.content,
            id: message.id, // dedupes events based on this ID
          });
        });
      }
    }

    // Set the last message ID for the next run
    this._setLastMessageIDs(lastMessageIDs);
  },
};

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
Discord BotdiscordappThis component uses the Discord Bot app.
GuildguildIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
Channelschannelsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
Emit messages as a single eventemitEventsInBatchboolean

If true, all messages are emitted as an array, within a single Pipedream event. Defaults to false, emitting each Discord message as its own event in Pipedream

timer$.interface.timer

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

Action

Description:Return Tweets that matches your search criteria. [See the docs here](https://developer.twitter.com/en/docs/twitter-api/v1/tweets/search/api-reference/get-search-tweets)
Version:0.0.3
Key:twitter-advanced-search

Action Code

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

export default {
  key: "twitter-advanced-search",
  name: "Advanced Search",
  description: "Return Tweets that matches your search criteria. [See the docs here](https://developer.twitter.com/en/docs/twitter-api/v1/tweets/search/api-reference/get-search-tweets)",
  version: "0.0.3",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    db: "$.service.db",
    twitter,
    q: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "q",
      ],
    },
    resultType: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "resultType",
      ],
    },
    includeRetweets: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "includeRetweets",
      ],
    },
    includeReplies: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "includeReplies",
      ],
    },
    lang: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "lang",
      ],
    },
    locale: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "locale",
      ],
    },
    geocode: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "geocode",
      ],
    },
    sinceId: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "sinceId",
      ],
    },
    enrichTweets: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "enrichTweets",
      ],
    },
    count: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "count",
      ],
    },
    maxRequests: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "maxRequests",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const {
      lang,
      locale,
      geocode,
      resultType,
      enrichTweets,
      includeReplies,
      includeRetweets,
      sinceId,
      maxRequests,
      count,
      q,
    } = this;

    // run paginated search
    const res = await this.twitter.paginatedSearch({
      $,
      q,
      sinceId,
      lang,
      locale,
      geocode,
      resultType,
      enrichTweets,
      includeReplies,
      includeRetweets,
      maxRequests,
      count,
      limitFirstPage: false,
    });
    $.export("$summary", "Search completed successfully");
    return res;
  },
};

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
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
TwittertwitterappThis component uses the Twitter app.
Search Termqstring

Search for keywords star wars, screen names @starwars, or hashtags #starwars. You can also use Twitter's standard search operators.

Result TyperesultTypestringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Recent", "value": "recent" }{ "label": "Popular", "value": "popular" }{ "label": "Mixed", "value": "mixed" }
RetweetsincludeRetweetsstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Include", "value": "include" }{ "label": "Exclude", "value": "exclude" }{ "label": "Only include retweets", "value": "filter" }
RepliesincludeRepliesstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Include", "value": "include" }{ "label": "Exclude", "value": "exclude" }{ "label": "Only include replies", "value": "filter" }
Languageslangstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
Localelocalestring

Specify the language of the query you are sending (only ja is currently effective). This is intended for language-specific consumers and the default should work in the majority of cases.

Geocodegeocodestring

Returns tweets by users located within a given radius of the given latitude/longitude. The location is preferentially taking from the Geotagging API, but will fall back to their Twitter profile. The parameter value is specified by latitude,longitude,radius, where radius units must be specified as either mi (miles) or km (kilometers). Note that you cannot use the near operator via the API to geocode arbitrary locations; however you can use this geocode parameter to search near geocodes directly.

Since IDsinceIdstring

Returns results with an ID greater than (that is, more recent than) the specified ID. There are limits to the number of Tweets that can be accessed through the API. If the limit of Tweets has occurred since the since_id, the 'since_id` will be forced to the oldest ID available.

Enrich TweetsenrichTweetsboolean

Enrich each Tweet with epoch (milliseconds) and ISO 8601 representations of Twitter's created_at timestamp, the Tweet URL, and the profile URL for the author.

Count (advanced)countinteger

The maximum number of tweets to return per API request (up to 100)

Max API Requests per Execution (advanced)maxRequestsinteger

The maximum number of API requests to make per execution (e.g., multiple requests are required to retrieve paginated results). Note: Twitter rate limits API requests per 15 minute interval.

Action Authentication

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

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