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Convert HTML to Slack mrkdwn format with Helper Functions API on New Message (Instant) from Discord API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Discord trigger and Helper Functions 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 (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Discord account
    2. Configure Channels
    3. Configure discordApphook
  3. Configure the Convert HTML to Slack mrkdwn format action
    1. Connect your Helper Functions account
    2. Configure HTML
  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 for each message posted to one or more channels in a Discord server
Version:1.0.2
Key:discord-new-message

Discord Overview

The Pipedream Discord app enables you to build event-driven workflows that interact with the Discord API. When you authorize the Pipedream app's access to your guilds, you can use Pipedream workflows to perform common Discord actions, or write your own code against the Discord API.

Trigger Code

import discord from "../../discord.app.mjs";
import sampleEmit from "./test-event.mjs";

export default {
  type: "source",
  key: "discord-new-message",
  name: "New Message (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new event for each message posted to one or more channels in a Discord server",
  version: "1.0.2",

  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    discord,
    channels: {
      type: "$.discord.channel[]",
      appProp: "discord",
      label: "Channels",
      description: "Select the channel(s) you'd like to be notified for",
    },
    // eslint-disable-next-line pipedream/props-label,pipedream/props-description
    discordApphook: {
      type: "$.interface.apphook",
      appProp: "discord",
      async eventNames() {
        return this.channels || [];
      },
    },
  },
  async run(event) {
    if (event.guildID != this.discord.$auth.guild_id) {
      return;
    }
    this.$emit(event, {
      id: event.id,
    });
  },
  sampleEmit,
};

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
DiscorddiscordappThis component uses the Discord app.
Channelschannels$.discord.channel[]

Select the channel(s) you'd like to be notified for

discordApphook$.interface.apphook

Trigger Authentication

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

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

botemailidentifyguilds

About Discord

Use this app to create a Discord source that emits messages from your guild to a Pipedream workflow.

Action

Description:Converts an HTML string to the Slack mrkdwn format using
Version:0.1.1
Key:helper_functions-convert-html-to-slack-mrkdwn

Helper Functions Overview

Pipedream provides a set of helper functions that make it easy to manipulate
and work with data in your workflow. You can use these helper functions to:

  • Perform mathematical operations on data
  • Format data
  • Extract data from arrays and objects
  • Convert data from one format to another
  • Manipulate dates and times
  • Generate random data

Here are some examples of what you can build using the Helper Functions API:

  • A calculator that performs mathematical operations on data
  • A formatter that formats data
  • An extractor that extracts data from arrays and objects
  • A converter that converts data from one format to another
  • A date and time manipulator
  • A random data generator

Action Code

// legacy_hash_id: a_eliYz4
import slackifyHtml from "slackify-html";
import helper_functions from "../../helper_functions.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "helper_functions-convert-html-to-slack-mrkdwn",
  name: "Convert HTML to Slack mrkdwn format",
  description: "Converts an HTML string to the Slack mrkdwn format using",
  version: "0.1.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    helper_functions,
    html: {
      type: "string",
      label: "HTML",
    },
  },
  async run() {
    return slackifyHtml(this.html);
  },
};

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
Helper Functionshelper_functionsappThis component uses the Helper Functions app.
HTMLhtmlstring

Action Authentication

The Helper Functions API does not require authentication.

About Helper Functions

Helper functions and functional utilities to use within your Pipedream workflows

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