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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 Shared Drive trigger
    1. Connect your Google Drive account
    2. Configure Polling interval
  3. Configure the Append Text action
    1. Connect your Google Docs account
    2. Select a Document
    3. Configure Text
    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, 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:Emits a new event any time a shared drive is created.
Version:0.0.9
Key:google_drive-new-shared-drive

Trigger Code

import googleDrive from "../../google_drive.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "google_drive-new-shared-drive",
  name: "New Shared Drive",
  description: "Emits a new event any time a shared drive is created.",
  version: "0.0.9",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    googleDrive,
    db: "$.service.db",
    timer: {
      label: "Polling interval",
      description: "Interval to poll the Google Drive API for new shared drives",
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: 60 * 15, // 30 minutes
      },
    },
  },
  hooks: {
    async deploy() {
      const { drives: initDrives } = await this.googleDrive.listDrivesInPage();
      for (const drive of initDrives) {
        const newDrive = await this.googleDrive.getDrive(drive.id);
        const meta = this.generateMeta(newDrive);
        this.$emit(newDrive, meta);
      }

      this._setKnownDrives(initDrives.map((drive) => drive.id));
    },
  },
  methods: {
    _getKnownDrives() {
      return this.db.get("driveIds");
    },
    _setKnownDrives(driveIds) {
      this.db.set("driveIds", Array.from(driveIds));
    },
    generateMeta(drive) {
      const ts = new Date(drive.createdTime).getTime();
      return {
        id: drive.id,
        summary: drive.name,
        ts,
      };
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const knownDrives = new Set(this._getKnownDrives());
    const drivesStream = this.googleDrive.listDrives();
    for await (const drive of drivesStream) {
      if (knownDrives.has(drive.id)) {
        // We've already seen this drive, so we skip it
        continue;
      }

      knownDrives.add(drive.id);

      const newDrive = await this.googleDrive.getDrive(drive.id);
      const meta = this.generateMeta(newDrive);
      this.$emit(newDrive, meta);
    }

    this._setKnownDrives(knownDrives);
  },
};

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 $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
Polling intervaltimer$.interface.timer

Interval to poll the Google Drive API for new shared drives

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

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Action

Description:Append text to an existing document. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/docs/api/reference/rest/v1/documents/request#InsertTextRequest)
Version:0.1.0
Key:google_docs-append-text

Action Code

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

export default {
  key: "google_docs-append-text",
  name: "Append Text",
  description: "Append text to an existing document. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/docs/api/reference/rest/v1/documents/request#InsertTextRequest)",
  version: "0.1.0",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    googleDocs,
    docId: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDocs,
        "docId",
      ],
    },
    text: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDocs,
        "text",
      ],
    },
    appendAtBeginning: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDocs,
        "appendAtBeginning",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const text = {
      text: this.text,
    };
    await this.googleDocs.insertText(this.docId, text, this.appendAtBeginning);
    $.export("summary", "Successfully appended text to doc");
    return {
      documentId: this.docId,
    };
  },
};

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.
Texttextstring

Enter static text (e.g., hello world) or a reference to a string exported by a previous step (e.g., {{steps.foo.$return_value}}).

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

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