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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a RSS trigger and Segment 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 Item in Feed trigger
    1. Connect your RSS account
    2. Configure timer
    3. Configure Feed URL
    4. Optional- Configure Published After Than
  3. Configure the Associate one identity with another action
    1. Connect your Segment account
    2. Optional- Configure Context
    3. Optional- Configure Integrations
    4. Configure Previous ID
    5. Optional- Configure Timestamp
    6. Optional- Configure User 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 items from an RSS feed
Version:1.2.5
Key:rss-new-item-in-feed

RSS Overview

With the RSS API you have the power to create powerful tools and applications.
RSS is a great way to reliably subscribe to, track and build around your
favorite content sources. Here are some examples of things you can create
using the RSS API:

  • A personal news website to syndicate articles from multiple sources.
  • A custom feed reader to deliver timely notifications of updates and news.
  • A live editorial dashboard to track news, trends and public sentiment.
  • An automated “report bot” to aggregate and report on news topics.
  • A competitor tracking tool to stay on top of industry news.
  • A custom RSS-based search engine or RSS-supported deep learning engine.
  • A live events feed to notify users and followers of new developments.

Trigger Code

import rss from "../../app/rss.app.mjs";
import { defineSource } from "@pipedream/types";
import rssCommon from "../common/common.mjs";
export default defineSource({
    ...rssCommon,
    key: "rss-new-item-in-feed",
    name: "New Item in Feed",
    description: "Emit new items from an RSS feed",
    version: "1.2.5",
    type: "source",
    dedupe: "unique",
    props: {
        ...rssCommon.props,
        url: {
            propDefinition: [
                rss,
                "url",
            ],
        },
        publishedAfterThan: {
            type: "string",
            label: "Published After Than",
            description: "Emit items published after the specified date in ISO 8601 format .e.g `2022-12-07T12:57:10+07:00`",
            optional: true,
        },
    },
    hooks: {
        async activate() {
            // Try to parse the feed one time to confirm we can fetch and parse.
            // The code will throw any errors to the user.
            await this.rss.fetchAndParseFeed(this.url);
        },
    },
    methods: {
        ...rssCommon.methods,
        generateMeta: function (item) {
            return {
                id: this.rss.itemKey(item),
                summary: item.title,
                ts: Date.now(),
            };
        },
    },
    async run() {
        const items = await this.rss.fetchAndParseFeed(this.url);
        for (const item of items.reverse()) {
            if (this.publishedAfterThan) {
                const publishedAfterThan = +new Date(this.publishedAfterThan);
                const ts = this.rss.itemTs(item);
                if (Number.isNaN(publishedAfterThan) || publishedAfterThan > ts) {
                    continue;
                }
            }
            const meta = this.generateMeta(item);
            this.$emit(item, meta);
        }
    },
});

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
RSSrssappThis component uses the RSS app.
timer$.interface.timer

How often you want to poll the feed for new items

Feed URLurlstring

Enter the URL for any public RSS feed

Published After ThanpublishedAfterThanstring

Emit items published after the specified date in ISO 8601 format .e.g 2022-12-07T12:57:10+07:00

Trigger Authentication

The RSS API does not require authentication.

About RSS

Real Simple Syndication

Action

Description:Alias is how you associate one identity with another. See the docs [here](https://segment.com/docs/connections/sources/catalog/libraries/server/http-api/#alias)
Version:0.1.4
Key:segment-alias

Segment Overview

You can do a lot of amazing things with Segment's API. Segment's API enables
you to collect and connect customer data quickly and easily. With it, you can
power your analytics, marketing, and data warehousing requirements, and improve
your customer experience and performance.

The Segment API provides you with full control over your customer data,
including file storage, ETL, data modeling, data enrichment and
transformations, and data queries. With it, you can build powerful solutions
that help you uncover useful customer insights in real-time. Here are a few
examples of what you can do using the Segment API:

  • Collect and store customer data from multiple sources: You can collect
    customer data from multiple sources such as web traffic, mobile and web apps,
    ecommerce stores, CRMs, and marketing automation platforms.
  • Build custom data models to gain deeper insights into customer behavior: With
    the Segment API, you can build custom models that organize customer data into
    meaningful categories to gain deeper consumer insights.
  • Automatically enrich customer data with 3rd party APIs: The Segment API
    allows you to automatically map, enrich, and clean customer data, creating a
    single source of truth for better segmentation and decision making.
  • Analyze customer data in real-time for better decision making: With the
    Segment API, you can monitor customer data in real-time, uncovering patterns
    and creating reports in a few clicks.
  • Automate data pipelines to quickly and easily access data: You can quickly
    and easily create data pipelines with the Segment API, and get accurate data
    delivered on demand.
  • Connect customer data to over 250 cloud services: With the Segment API, you
    can quickly and easily connect customer data to over 250 cloud services and
    systems, such as analytics, marketing automation platforms, CRMs, and data
    warehouses.

Action Code

import segmentApp from "../../segment.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "segment-alias",
  name: "Associate one identity with another",
  description: "Alias is how you associate one identity with another. See the docs [here](https://segment.com/docs/connections/sources/catalog/libraries/server/http-api/#alias)",
  version: "0.1.4",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    segmentApp,
    context: {
      propDefinition: [
        segmentApp,
        "context",
      ],
    },
    integrations: {
      propDefinition: [
        segmentApp,
        "integrations",
      ],
    },
    previousId: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Previous ID",
      description: "Previous unique identifier for the user",
    },
    timestamp: {
      propDefinition: [
        segmentApp,
        "timestamp",
      ],
    },
    userId: {
      propDefinition: [
        segmentApp,
        "userId",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    return this.segmentApp.alias({
      $,
      data: {
        context: this.context,
        integrations: this.integrations,
        previousId: this.previousId,
        timestamp: this.timestamp,
        userId: this.userId,
      },
    });
  },
};

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
SegmentsegmentAppappThis component uses the Segment app.
Contextcontextobject

Dictionary of extra information that provides useful context about a message, but is not directly related to the API call like ip address or locale

Integrationsintegrationsobject

Dictionary of destinations to either enable or disable

Previous IDpreviousIdstring

Previous unique identifier for the user

Timestamptimestampstring

Timestamp when the message itself took place, defaulted to the current time by the Segment Tracking API. It is an ISO-8601 date string. For example, 2022-04-08T17:32:11.318Z

User IDuserIdstring

Unique identifier for the user in your database., A User ID or an Anonymous ID is required.

Action Authentication

Segment uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your Segment account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to Segment APIs in both code and no-code steps.

Segment's APIs are accessed programmatically using access tokens, as well as write keys.

Access Token

Create access tokens via the Access Management page in your account: https://app.segment.com/{your-workspace-name}/settings/access-management. See "Get a Token" for more details. Please note, that you must be on a Team or Business plan to create an access token.

Write Key

You will also need to find your write key, which is a unique identifier for your Source. To find a write key, you first need to create a non-Cloud Source such as a website, server, or mobile source. (Cloud-sources do not have write keys, as they use a token or key from your account with that service.) Then, in the Source, go to “Settings’, and then go to “API Keys”. See "Locating Your Write Key" for more details.

About Segment

Customer data platform

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