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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Slack trigger and Strava 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 In Channels (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Slack account
    2. Optional- Select one or more Channels
    3. Configure slackApphook
    4. Optional- Configure Resolve Names
    5. Optional- Configure Ignore Bots
    6. Optional- Configure Ignore replies in threads
  3. Configure the Create Activity action
    1. Connect your Strava account
    2. Configure The name of the activity
    3. Configure Type of activity
    4. Configure Start date of activity
    5. Configure Elapsed time
    6. Optional- Configure Description of the activity
    7. Optional- Configure Distance
    8. Optional- Configure Trainer
    9. Optional- Configure Commute
    10. Optional- Configure Hide from home
  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 when a new message is posted to one or more channels
Version:1.0.16
Key:slack-new-message-in-channels

Slack Overview

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

The Pipedream Slack app is not a typical app. You don't interact with it directly as a bot, and it doesn't add custom functionality to your workspace out of the box. It makes it easier to automate anything you'd typically use the Slack API for, using Pipedream workflows.

  • Automate posting updates to your team channels
  • Create a bot to answer common questions
  • Integrate with your existing tools and services
  • And much more!

Trigger Code

import common from "../common/base.mjs";
import constants from "../common/constants.mjs";
import sampleEmit from "./test-event.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "slack-new-message-in-channels",
  name: "New Message In Channels (Instant)",
  version: "1.0.16",
  description: "Emit new event when a new message is posted to one or more channels",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    conversations: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "conversation",
      ],
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Channels",
      description: "Select one or more channels to monitor for new messages.",
      optional: true,
    },
    // eslint-disable-next-line pipedream/props-description,pipedream/props-label
    slackApphook: {
      type: "$.interface.apphook",
      appProp: "slack",
      async eventNames() {
        return this.conversations || [
          "message",
        ];
      },
    },
    resolveNames: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "resolveNames",
      ],
    },
    ignoreBot: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "ignoreBot",
      ],
    },
    ignoreThreads: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Ignore replies in threads",
      description: "Ignore replies to messages in threads",
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    getSummary() {
      return "New message in channel";
    },
    async processEvent(event) {
      if (event.type !== "message") {
        console.log(`Ignoring event with unexpected type "${event.type}"`);
        return;
      }
      if (event.subtype && !constants.ALLOWED_MESSAGE_IN_CHANNEL_SUBTYPES.includes(event.subtype)) {
        // This source is designed to just emit an event for each new message received.
        // Due to inconsistencies with the shape of message_changed and message_deleted
        // events, we are ignoring them for now. If you want to handle these types of
        // events, feel free to change this code!!
        console.log("Ignoring message with subtype.");
        return;
      }
      if ((this.ignoreBot) && (event.subtype == "bot_message" || event.bot_id)) {
        return;
      }
      console.log(event.s);
      // There is no thread message type only the thread_ts field
      // indicates if the message is part of a thread in the event.
      if (this.ignoreThreads && event.thread_ts) {
        console.log("Ignoring reply in thread");
        return;
      }
      if (this.resolveNames) {
        if (event.user) {
          event.user_id = event.user;
          event.user = await this.getUserName(event.user);
        } else if (event.bot_id) {
          event.bot = await this.getBotName(event.bot_id);
        }
        event.channel_id = event.channel;
        event.channel = await this.getConversationName(event.channel);
        if (event.team) {
          event.team_id = event.team;
          event.team = await this.getTeamName(event.team);
        }
      }
      return event;
    },
  },
  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
SlackslackappThis component uses the Slack app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
Channelsconversationsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
slackApphook$.interface.apphook
Resolve NamesresolveNamesboolean

Instead of returning channel, team, and user as IDs, return their human-readable names.

Ignore BotsignoreBotboolean

Ignore messages from bots

Ignore replies in threadsignoreThreadsboolean

Ignore replies to messages in threads

Trigger Authentication

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

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

bookmarks:writecalls:readcalls:writechannels:historychannels:readchannels:writednd:readdnd:writeemoji:readfiles:readgroups:historygroups:readgroups:writeim:historyim:readim:writelinks:readlinks:writempim:historympim:readmpim:writepins:readpins:writereactions:readreactions:writereminders:readreminders:writeremote_files:readremote_files:sharestars:readstars:writeteam:readusergroups:readusergroups:writeusers:readusers:read.emailusers:writechat:write:botchat:write:usercommandsfiles:write:userusers.profile:writeusers.profile:readsearch:read

About Slack

Slack is a channel-based messaging platform. With Slack, people can work together more effectively, connect all their software tools and services, and find the information they need to do their best work — all within a secure, enterprise-grade environment.

Action

Description:Creates a manual activity for an athlete. [See the docs](https://developers.strava.com/docs/reference/#api-Activities-createActivity)
Version:0.0.1
Key:strava-create-activity

Strava Overview

The Strava API lets you tap into the robust data from Strava's fitness app, which is a playground for athletes worldwide to track their workouts. With Pipedream, you can automate actions based on activities uploaded to Strava, such as running, biking, or swimming. Imagine syncing workout data to spreadsheets for analysis, auto-posting achievements to social media, or integrating with calendar apps for better scheduling. Pipedream's serverless platform makes it a breeze to create workflows that can listen for Strava webhooks, process data, and trigger actions in countless other apps.

Action Code

import strava from "../../strava.app.mjs";

export default {
  name: "Create Activity",
  description: "Creates a manual activity for an athlete. [See the docs](https://developers.strava.com/docs/reference/#api-Activities-createActivity)",
  key: "strava-create-activity",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    strava,
    name: {
      type: "string",
      label: "The name of the activity",
      description: "The name of the activity",
    },
    type: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Type of activity",
      description: "Type of activity. For example - Run, Ride etc.",
    },
    start_date_local: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Start date of activity",
      description: "ISO 8601 formatted date time without milliseconds e.g. `2013-10-20T19:20:30+01:00`",
    },
    elapsed_time: {
      type: "integer",
      label: "Elapsed time",
      description: "Elapsed time in seconds",
    },
    description: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Description of the activity",
      description: "Description of the activity",
      optional: true,
    },
    distance: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Distance",
      description: "Must be a float `e.g. 4.3`",
      optional: true,
    },
    trainer: {
      type: "integer",
      label: "Trainer",
      description: "Set to 1 to mark as a trainer activity",
      optional: true,
    },
    commute: {
      type: "integer",
      label: "Commute",
      description: "Set to 1 to mark as commute",
      optional: true,
    },
    hide_from_home: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Hide from home",
      description: "Set to true to mute activity",
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    //RegExp to check if ISO date string without milliseconds.
    const isoDateRegexp = /^(\d{4})-(\d{2})-(\d{2})T(\d{2}):(\d{2}):(\d{2})(([+-](\d{2}):(\d{2})|Z))$/;
    if (this.distance && isNaN(parseFloat(this.distance))) {
      throw new Error("Please provide a float for `Distance`");
    }
    if (!isoDateRegexp.test(this.start_date_local)) {
      throw new Error("Please provide `Start date of activity` in required format");
    }
    const resp = await this.strava.createNewActivity({
      $,
      data: {
        name: this.name,
        type: this.type,
        start_date_local: this.start_date_local,
        elapsed_time: this.elapsed_time,
        description: this.description,
        distance: this.distance,
        trainer: this.trainer,
        commute: this.commute,
        hide_from_home: this.hide_from_home,
      },
    });
    $.export("$summary", "Successfully added activity");
    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
StravastravaappThis component uses the Strava app.
The name of the activitynamestring

The name of the activity

Type of activitytypestring

Type of activity. For example - Run, Ride etc.

Start date of activitystart_date_localstring

ISO 8601 formatted date time without milliseconds e.g. 2013-10-20T19:20:30+01:00

Elapsed timeelapsed_timeinteger

Elapsed time in seconds

Description of the activitydescriptionstring

Description of the activity

Distancedistancestring

Must be a float e.g. 4.3

Trainertrainerinteger

Set to 1 to mark as a trainer activity

Commutecommuteinteger

Set to 1 to mark as commute

Hide from homehide_from_homeboolean

Set to true to mute activity

Action Authentication

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

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

readactivity:writeactivity:readactivity:read_all

About Strava

Designed by athletes, for athletes, Strava's mobile app and website connect millions of runners and cyclists through the sports they love.

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