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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Google Drive trigger and Google Docs 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 or Modified Folders (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Google Drive account
    2. Select a Drive
    3. Configure Push notification renewal schedule
  3. Configure the Append Image to Document action
    1. Connect your Google Docs account
    2. Select a Document
    3. Configure Image URL
    4. Optional- Configure Append at Beginning
  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 folder is created or modified in the selected Drive
Version:0.1.6
Key:google_drive-new-or-modified-folders

Google Drive Overview

The Google Drive API on Pipedream allows you to automate various file management tasks, such as creating, reading, updating, and deleting files within your Google Drive. You can also share files, manage permissions, and monitor changes to files and folders. This opens up possibilities for creating workflows that seamlessly integrate with other apps and services, streamlining document handling, backup processes, and collaborative workflows.

Trigger Code

// This source processes changes to any files in a user's Google Drive,
// implementing strategy enumerated in the Push Notifications API docs:
// https://developers.google.com/drive/api/v3/push and here:
// https://developers.google.com/drive/api/v3/manage-changes
//
// This source has two interfaces:
//
// 1) The HTTP requests tied to changes in the user's Google Drive
// 2) A timer that runs on regular intervals, renewing the notification channel as needed

import common from "../common-webhook.mjs";
import {
  GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_ADD,
  GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_CHANGE,
  GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_UPDATE,
} from "../../common/constants.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "google_drive-new-or-modified-folders",
  name: "New or Modified Folders (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new event when a folder is created or modified in the selected Drive",
  version: "0.1.6",
  type: "source",
  // Dedupe events based on the "x-goog-message-number" header for the target channel:
  // https://developers.google.com/drive/api/v3/push#making-watch-requests
  dedupe: "unique",
  hooks: {
    async deploy() {
      const daysAgo = new Date();
      daysAgo.setDate(daysAgo.getDate() - 30);
      const timeString = daysAgo.toISOString();

      const args = this.getListFilesOpts({
        q: `mimeType = "application/vnd.google-apps.folder" and modifiedTime > "${timeString}" and trashed = false`,
        fields: "files(id, mimeType)",
        pageSize: 5,
      });

      const { files } = await this.googleDrive.listFilesInPage(null, args);

      await this.processChanges(files);
    },
    ...common.hooks,
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    _getLastModifiedTimeForFile(fileId) {
      return this.db.get(fileId);
    },
    _setModifiedTimeForFile(fileId, modifiedTime) {
      this.db.set(fileId, modifiedTime);
    },
    getUpdateTypes() {
      return [
        GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_ADD,
        GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_CHANGE,
        GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_UPDATE,
      ];
    },
    generateMeta(data, ts) {
      const {
        id: fileId,
        name: summary,
      } = data;
      return {
        id: `${fileId}-${ts}`,
        summary,
        ts,
      };
    },
    async getChanges(headers) {
      if (!headers) {
        return {
          change: { },
        };
      }
      const resourceUri = headers["x-goog-resource-uri"];
      const metadata = await this.googleDrive.getFileMetadata(`${resourceUri}&fields=*`);
      return {
        ...metadata,
        change: {
          state: headers["x-goog-resource-state"],
          resourceURI: headers["x-goog-resource-uri"],
          changed: headers["x-goog-changed"], // "Additional details about the changes. Possible values: content, parents, children, permissions"
        },
      };
    },
    async processChanges(changedFiles, headers) {
      const files = changedFiles.filter(
        // API docs that define Google Drive folders:
        // https://developers.google.com/drive/api/v3/folder
        (file) => file.mimeType === "application/vnd.google-apps.folder",
      );

      for (const file of files) {
        // The changelog is updated each time a folder is opened. Check the
        // folder's `modifiedTime` to see if the folder has been modified.
        const fileInfo = await this.googleDrive.getFile(file.id);

        const lastModifiedTimeForFile = this._getLastModifiedTimeForFile(file.id);
        const modifiedTime = Date.parse(fileInfo.modifiedTime);
        if (lastModifiedTimeForFile == modifiedTime) continue;

        const changes = await this.getChanges(headers);

        const eventToEmit = {
          file: fileInfo,
          ...changes,
        };
        const meta = this.generateMeta(fileInfo, modifiedTime);

        this.$emit(eventToEmit, meta);

        this._setModifiedTimeForFile(file.id, modifiedTime);
      }
    },
  },
};

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
Google DrivegoogleDriveappThis component uses the Google Drive app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
N/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
DrivedrivestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Push notification renewal scheduletimer$.interface.timer

The Google Drive API requires occasional renewal of push notification subscriptions. This runs in the background, so you should not need to modify this schedule.

Trigger Authentication

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

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

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/drivehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/drive.readonly

About Google Drive

Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which allows you to create and share your work online, and access your documents from anywhere.

Action

Description:Appends an image to the end of a document. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/docs/api/reference/rest/v1/documents/request#InsertInlineImageRequest)
Version:0.0.3
Key:google_docs-append-image

Google Docs Overview

The Google Docs API allows you to create, read, and update Google Docs programmatically, enabling a wide range of automations and integrations with other apps and services. With Pipedream, you can harness this API to craft custom serverless workflows that trigger on various events, like form submissions, emails, or scheduled times, and perform actions like updating a document, extracting content, or even generating templated reports.

Action Code

import googleDocs from "../../google_docs.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "google_docs-append-image",
  name: "Append Image to Document",
  description: "Appends an image to the end of a document. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/docs/api/reference/rest/v1/documents/request#InsertInlineImageRequest)",
  version: "0.0.3",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    googleDocs,
    docId: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDocs,
        "docId",
      ],
    },
    imageUri: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDocs,
        "imageUri",
      ],
    },
    appendAtBeginning: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDocs,
        "appendAtBeginning",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const image = {
      uri: this.imageUri,
    };
    const { data } = await this.googleDocs.appendImage(this.docId, image, this.appendAtBeginning);
    $.export("$summary", "Successfully appended image to doc");
    return {
      documentId: data.documentId,
    };
  },
};

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 DocsgoogleDocsappThis component uses the Google Docs app.
DocumentdocIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Image URLimageUristring

The URL of the image you want to insert to the doc

Append at BeginningappendAtBeginningboolean

Whether to append at the beginning (true) of the document or at the end (false). Defaults to false

Action Authentication

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

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

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/drive

About Google Docs

Use Google Docs to create, edit and collaborate on online documents.

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