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Copy File with Google Drive API on New Comments by Keyword from Hacker News API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Hacker News trigger and Google Drive 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 Comments by Keyword trigger
    1. Connect your Hacker News account
    2. Configure timer
    3. Optional- Configure Keyword
  3. Configure the Copy File action
    1. Connect your Google Drive account
    2. Optional- Select a Drive
    3. Select a File
  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 comments that mention a specific keyword
Version:0.0.4
Key:hacker_news-new-comments-by-keyword

Trigger Code

const Parser = require("rss-parser");
const { DEFAULT_POLLING_SOURCE_TIMER_INTERVAL } = require("@pipedream/platform");
const hacker_news = require("../../hacker_news.app.js");

const parser = new Parser();

module.exports = {
  key: "hacker_news-new-comments-by-keyword",
  name: "New Comments by Keyword",
  description: "Emit new comments that mention a specific keyword",
  app: "hacker_news",
  version: "0.0.4",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    hacker_news,
    timer: {
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: DEFAULT_POLLING_SOURCE_TIMER_INTERVAL,
      },
    },
    db: "$.service.db",
    // If you want a single search feed but multiple keywords, separate the keywords with " OR ":
    keyword: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Keyword",
      description: "Keyword to watch. Matches comments. Leave blank to get all comments.",
      optional: true,
      default: "",
    },
  },
  methods: {
    // in theory if alternate setting title and description or aren't unique this won't work
    itemKey(item) {
      return item.guid || item.id || item.title || item.description;
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const seenKeys = this.db.get("seenKeys") || [];
    const seenKeysMap = seenKeys.reduce((acc, v) => {
      acc[v] = true;
      return acc;
    }, {});
    // All elements of an item are optional,
    // however at least one of title or description must be present.
    // should be listed from most recent to least recent
    const feed = await parser.parseURL(`https://hnrss.org/newcomments?q=${encodeURIComponent(this.keyword)}`);
    for (let idx = feed.items.length - 1; idx >= 0; idx--) {
      const item = feed.items[idx];
      const key = this.itemKey(item);
      // XXX throw if !key?
      if (seenKeysMap[key]) continue;
      seenKeys.unshift(key);
      seenKeysMap[key] = true; // just in case of dupes
      this.$emit(item, {
        id: this.itemKey(item),
        summary: item.title,
        ts: item.pubdate && +new Date(item.pubdate),
      });
    }
    if (seenKeys.length) {
      // XXX restrict by byte size instead of el size
      this.db.set("seenKeys", seenKeys.slice(0, 1000));
    }
  },
};

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
Hacker Newshacker_newsappThis component uses the Hacker News app.
timer$.interface.timer
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
Keywordkeywordstring

Keyword to watch. Matches comments. Leave blank to get all comments.

Trigger Authentication

The Hacker News API does not require authentication.

About Hacker News

Social news website

Action

Description:Create a copy of the specified file. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/drive/api/v3/reference/files/copy) for more information
Version:0.1.1
Key:google_drive-copy-file

Google Drive Overview

Using the Google Drive API, you can build applications that:

  • Create and manage files and folders
  • Download and upload files
  • Share and organize files
  • Search for files
  • Track changes to files
  • And much more!

Action Code

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

export default {
  key: "google_drive-copy-file",
  name: "Copy File",
  description: "Create a copy of the specified file. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/drive/api/v3/reference/files/copy) for more information",
  version: "0.1.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    googleDrive,
    drive: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDrive,
        "watchedDrive",
      ],
      optional: true,
    },
    fileId: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDrive,
        "fileId",
        (c) => ({
          drive: c.drive,
        }),
      ],
      description: "The file to copy",
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const resp = await this.googleDrive.copyFile(this.fileId);
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully created a copy of the file, "${resp.name}"`);
    return resp;
  },
};

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 DrivegoogleDriveappThis component uses the Google Drive app.
DrivedrivestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
FilefileIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Action 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.

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