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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Discord Bot trigger and Google Cloud 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 Channel trigger
    1. Connect your Discord Bot account
    2. Select a Guild
    3. Select one or more Channels
    4. Optional- Configure Emit messages as a single event
    5. Configure timer
  3. Configure the Create Bucket action
    1. Connect your Google Cloud account
    2. Configure Bucket name
    3. Optional- Configure Location
    4. Optional- Select a Storage class
  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 event for each message posted to one or more channels
Version:0.0.5
Key:discord_bot-new-message-in-channel

Trigger Code

import maxBy from "lodash.maxby";
import common from "../common.mjs";

const { discord } = common.props;

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "discord_bot-new-message-in-channel",
  name: "New Message in Channel",
  description: "Emit new event for each message posted to one or more channels",
  type: "source",
  version: "0.0.5",
  dedupe: "unique", // Dedupe events based on the Discord message ID
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    db: "$.service.db",
    channels: {
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Channels",
      description: "The channels you'd like to watch for new messages",
      propDefinition: [
        discord,
        "channelId",
        ({ guildId }) => ({
          guildId,
        }),
      ],
    },
    emitEventsInBatch: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Emit messages as a single event",
      description:
        "If `true`, all messages are emitted as an array, within a single Pipedream event. Defaults to `false`, emitting each Discord message as its own event in Pipedream",
      optional: true,
      default: false,
    },
    timer: {
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: 60 * 15,
      },
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    // We store a cursor to the last message ID
    let lastMessageIDs = this._getLastMessageIDs();

    // If this is our first time running this source,
    // get the last N messages, emit them, and checkpoint
    for (const channelId of this.channels) {
      let lastMessageID;
      let messages = [];

      if (!lastMessageID) {
        messages = await this.discord.getMessages({
          $,
          channelId,
          params: {
            limit: 100,
          },
        });

        lastMessageID = messages.length
          ? maxBy(messages, (message) => message.id).id
          : 1;

      } else {
        let newMessages = [];

        do {
          newMessages = await this.discord.getMessages({
            $,
            channelId,
            params: {
              after: lastMessageIDs[channelId],
            },
          });

          messages = messages.concat(newMessages);

          lastMessageID = newMessages.length
            ? maxBy(newMessages, (message) => message.id).id
            : lastMessageIDs[channelId];

        } while (newMessages.length);
      }

      // Set the new high water mark for the last message ID
      // for this channel
      lastMessageIDs[channelId] = lastMessageID;

      if (!messages.length) {
        console.log(`No new messages in channel ${channelId}`);
        return;
      }

      console.log(`${messages.length} new messages in channel ${channelId}`);

      // Batched emits do not take advantage of the built-in deduper
      if (this.emitEventsInBatch) {
        const suffixChar =
          messages.length > 1
            ? "s"
            : "";

        this.$emit(messages, {
          summary: `${messages.length} new message${suffixChar}`,
          id: lastMessageID,
        });

      } else {
        messages.forEach((message) => {
          this.$emit(message, {
            summary: message.content,
            id: message.id, // dedupes events based on this ID
          });
        });
      }
    }

    // Set the last message ID for the next run
    this._setLastMessageIDs(lastMessageIDs);
  },
};

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
Discord BotdiscordappThis component uses the Discord Bot app.
GuildguildIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
Channelschannelsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
Emit messages as a single eventemitEventsInBatchboolean

If true, all messages are emitted as an array, within a single Pipedream event. Defaults to false, emitting each Discord message as its own event in Pipedream

timer$.interface.timer

Trigger Authentication

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

This integration allows you to use the Discord API using your own Discord bot. If you don't use a custom bot, and you just need to use the Discord API, exit this screen and use the Discord integration, instead.


If you want to use your own Discord bot, but haven't created one yet, see these instructions or watch this video. You'll need to add this bot to your server(s) to make successful API requests.

Once you've created your bot, you'll find the Bot token within the Bot section of your app. Enter that token below.

About Discord Bot

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Action

Description:Creates a bucket on Google Cloud Storage [See the docs](https://googleapis.dev/nodejs/storage/latest/Bucket.html#create)
Version:0.0.1
Key:google_cloud-create-bucket

Action Code

import googleCloud from "../../google_cloud.app.mjs";
import storageClasses from "../../utils/storageClasses.mjs";

export default {
  name: "Create Bucket",
  version: "0.0.1",
  key: "google_cloud-create-bucket",
  type: "action",
  description: "Creates a bucket on Google Cloud Storage [See the docs](https://googleapis.dev/nodejs/storage/latest/Bucket.html#create)",
  props: {
    googleCloud,
    bucketName: {
      label: "Bucket name",
      description: "The unique bucket name, Google Cloud Storage uses a flat namespace, so you can't create a bucket with a name that is already in use, [See the docs](https://cloud.google.com/storage/docs/naming-buckets)",
      type: "string",
    },
    location: {
      label: "Location",
      description: "Location of the bucket,  Defaults to 'US' [See the docs](https://cloud.google.com/storage/docs/locations)",
      type: "string",
      optional: true,
    },
    storageClass: {
      label: "Storage class",
      description: "Storage class, [See the docs](https://cloud.google.com/storage/docs/storage-classes)",
      type: "string",
      optional: true,
      default: "STANDARD",
      options: storageClasses,
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const {
      bucketName,
      location,
      storageClass,
    } = this;
    const options = {
      location,
      storageClass,
    };
    await this.googleCloud.storageClient().createBucket(bucketName, options);
    $.export("$summary", `${bucketName} successfully created.`);
  },
};

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 CloudgoogleCloudappThis component uses the Google Cloud app.
Bucket namebucketNamestring

The unique bucket name, Google Cloud Storage uses a flat namespace, so you can't create a bucket with a name that is already in use, See the docs

Locationlocationstring

Location of the bucket, Defaults to 'US' See the docs

Storage classstorageClassstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:STANDARDNEARLINECOLDLINEARCHIVE

Action Authentication

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

1) Create a service account in GCP and set the permissions you need for Pipedream workflows.

2) Generate a service account key

3) Download the key details in JSON format

4) Open the JSON in a text editor, and copy and paste its contents here.

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