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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a RSS trigger and Google Sheets 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
  3. Configure the Clear Cell action
    1. Connect your Google Sheets account
    2. Optional- Select a Drive
    3. Select a Spreadsheet
    4. Select a Sheet Name
    5. Configure Cell
  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 items from an RSS feed
Version:1.0.5
Key:rss-new-item-in-feed

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: "1.0.5",
    type: "source",
    dedupe: "unique",
    props: {
        ...rssCommon.props,
        url: {
            propDefinition: [
                rss,
                "url",
            ],
        },
    },
    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);
        },
    },
    async run() {
        const items = await this.rss.fetchAndParseFeed(this.url);
        this.rss.sortItems(items).forEach((item) => {
            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

Trigger Authentication

The RSS API does not require authentication.

About RSS

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Action

Description:Delete the content of a specific cell in a spreadsheet
Version:0.0.4
Key:google_sheets-clear-cell

Google Sheets Overview

Some examples of things you can build using the Google Sheets API include:

  • A web app that lets users input data into a Google Sheet
  • A script that automatically updates a Google Sheet with data from another
    source
  • A tool that generates graphs and charts from data in a Google Sheet
  • A service that sends data from a Google Sheet to another API or application

Action Code

import googleSheets from "../../google_sheets.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "google_sheets-clear-cell",
  name: "Clear Cell",
  description: "Delete the content of a specific cell in a spreadsheet",
  version: "0.0.4",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    googleSheets,
    drive: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleSheets,
        "watchedDrive",
      ],
      description: "The drive containing the spreadsheet to edit. If you are connected with any [Google Shared Drives](https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9310351), you can select it here.",
    },
    sheetId: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleSheets,
        "sheetID",
        (c) => ({
          driveId: googleSheets.methods.getDriveId(c.drive),
        }),
      ],
    },
    sheetName: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleSheets,
        "sheetName",
        (c) => ({
          sheetId: c.sheetId,
        }),
      ],
    },
    cell: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Cell",
      description: "The A1 notation of the cell to clear. E.g., `A1`",
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const request = {
      spreadsheetId: this.sheetId,
      range: `${this.sheetName}!${this.cell}`,
    };
    return await this.googleSheets.clearSheetValues(request);
  },
};

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 SheetsgoogleSheetsappThis component uses the Google Sheets app.
DrivedrivestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
SpreadsheetsheetIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Sheet NamesheetNamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Cellcellstring

The A1 notation of the cell to clear. E.g., A1

Action Authentication

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

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

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

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