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Create Chat Invite Link with Telegram Bot API on New Commit (Instant) from Gitlab API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Gitlab trigger and Telegram Bot 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 Commit (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Gitlab account
    2. Select a Project ID
    3. Optional- Select a Branch Name
  3. Configure the Create Chat Invite Link action
    1. Connect your Telegram Bot account
    2. Configure Chat ID
    3. Optional- Configure Invite link name
    4. Optional- Configure Invite link expire date
    5. Optional- Configure Maximum number of users
    6. Optional- Configure Creates join request
  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 when a new commit is pushed to a branch
Version:0.1.1
Key:gitlab-new-commit

Gitlab Overview

Gitlab API allows developers to access the functionality of Gitlab. With the
Gitlab API, developers can integrate Gitlab with other applications, create
custom applications, or automate tasks.

Some examples of what you can build using the Gitlab API include:

  • Automate tasks such as creating and managing repositories
  • Integrate Gitlab with other applications such as your chat application
  • Create custom applications on top of Gitlab

Trigger Code

import gitlab from "../../gitlab.app.mjs";
import base from "../common/base.mjs";
import { eventTypes } from "../common/hook-events.mjs";

export default {
  ...base,
  key: "gitlab-new-commit",
  name: "New Commit (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new event when a new commit is pushed to a branch",
  version: "0.1.1",
  dedupe: "unique",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    ...base.props,
    refName: {
      propDefinition: [
        gitlab,
        "branch",
        (c) => ({
          projectId: c.projectId,
        }),
      ],
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  hooks: {
    ...base.hooks,
    async activate() {
      await this.activateHook(eventTypes.PUSH_EVENT);
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...base.methods,
    isEventForThisBranch(branch) {
      return !this.refName || branch === this.refName;
    },
    generateMeta(commit) {
      const {
        id,
        message,
        shortId,
        committedDate,
      } = commit;
      return {
        id,
        summary: `New commit: ${message} (${shortId})`,
        ts: +new Date(committedDate),
      };
    },
    async emitEvent(event) {
      const refName = event.ref.split("refs/heads/").pop();
      if (!this.isEventForThisBranch(refName)) {
        return;
      }

      // Gitlab "push events" are only provisioned with at most
      // 20 commit objects (which also lack information when compared
      // to the Commits API). The amount of new commits is specified
      // in a separate variable called `total_commits_count`, which
      // we'll use to keep track of the commits that we need to emit
      // downstream.
      // See https://gitlab.com/help/user/project/integrations/webhooks#push-events
      const { total_commits_count: totalCommitsCount } = event;
      if (totalCommitsCount <= 0) return;

      const commits = await this.gitlab.listCommits(this.projectId, {
        refName,
        max: Math.min(50, totalCommitsCount),
      });

      // We need to collect all the relevant commits, sort
      // them in reverse order (since the Gitlab API sorts them
      // from most to least recent) and emit an event for each
      // one of them.
      commits.reverse().forEach((commit) => {
        const meta = this.generateMeta(commit);
        this.$emit(commit, 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
GitlabgitlabappThis component uses the Gitlab app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
N/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
Project IDprojectIdintegerSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Branch NamerefNamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Trigger Authentication

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

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

apiread_userread_repositorywrite_repositoryread_registrysudoopenidprofileemail

About Gitlab

Project planning and source code management

Action

Description:Create an additional invite link for a chat, [See the docs](https://core.telegram.org/bots/api#createchatinvitelink) for more information
Version:0.0.4
Key:telegram_bot_api-create-chat-invite-link

Telegram Bot Overview

With the Telegram Bot API, you can build bots that perform a variety of tasks,
including:

  • Sending and receiving messages
  • Social networking
  • Content management
  • File sharing
  • Location sharing
  • Bot administration
  • And more!

Action Code

import telegramBotApi from "../../telegram_bot_api.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "telegram_bot_api-create-chat-invite-link",
  name: "Create Chat Invite Link",
  description: "Create an additional invite link for a chat, [See the docs](https://core.telegram.org/bots/api#createchatinvitelink) for more information",
  version: "0.0.4",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    telegramBotApi,
    chatId: {
      propDefinition: [
        telegramBotApi,
        "chatId",
      ],
    },
    name: {
      propDefinition: [
        telegramBotApi,
        "link_name",
      ],
    },
    expire_date: {
      propDefinition: [
        telegramBotApi,
        "expire_date",
      ],
    },
    member_limit: {
      propDefinition: [
        telegramBotApi,
        "member_limit",
      ],
    },
    creates_join_request: {
      propDefinition: [
        telegramBotApi,
        "creates_join_request",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const resp = await this.telegramBotApi.createChatInviteLink(this.chatId, {
      name: this.name,
      expire_date: this.expire_date,
      member_limit: this.member_limit,
      creates_join_request: this.creates_join_request,
    });
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully created chat invite link, "${this.chatId}"`);
    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
Telegram BottelegramBotApiappThis component uses the Telegram Bot app.
Chat IDchatIdstring

Enter the unique identifier for the target chat (e.g. 1035597319) or username of the target public chat (in the format @channelusername or @supergroupusername). For example, if the group's public link is t.me/mygroup, the username is @mygroup.

Invite link namenamestring

Invite link name; 0-32 characters

Invite link expire dateexpire_dateinteger

Point in time (Unix timestamp) when the link will expire, in unix time (e.g. 1567780450).

Maximum number of usersmember_limitinteger

Maximum number of users that can be members of the chat simultaneously after joining the chat via this invite link; 1-99999

Creates join requestcreates_join_requestboolean

True, if users joining the chat via the link need to be approved by chat administrators. If True, member_limit can't be specified

Action Authentication

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

To use the Telegram Bot API, you must first create a new bot by chatting with the BotFather.


Telegram Bot how to

After you create your bot, copy the bot token and add it below.

About Telegram Bot

Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging and voice over IP service

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