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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a RSS trigger and Quickbooks 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 Item in Feed trigger
    1. Connect your RSS account
    2. Configure timer
    3. Configure Feed URL
  3. Configure the Create Customer action
    1. Connect your Quickbooks account
    2. Optional- Configure Display Name
    3. Optional- Configure Title
    4. Optional- Configure Given Name
    5. Optional- Configure Middle Name
    6. Optional- Configure Family Name
    7. Optional- Configure Suffix
    8. Optional- Configure Minor Version
  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 items from an RSS feed
Version:1.0.3
Key:rss-new-item-in-feed

Trigger Code

import rss from "../../app/rss.app.mjs";
import { defineSource } from "@pipedream/types";
import rssCommon from "../common/common.mjs";
export default defineSource({
    ...rssCommon,
    key: "rss-new-item-in-feed",
    name: "New Item in Feed",
    description: "Emit new items from an RSS feed",
    version: "1.0.3",
    type: "source",
    dedupe: "unique",
    props: {
        ...rssCommon.props,
        url: {
            propDefinition: [
                rss,
                "url",
            ],
        },
    },
    hooks: {
        async activate() {
            // Try to parse the feed one time to confirm we can fetch and parse.
            // The code will throw any errors to the user.
            await this.rss.fetchAndParseFeed(this.url);
        },
    },
    async run() {
        const items = await this.rss.fetchAndParseFeed(this.url);
        this.rss.sortItems(items).forEach((item) => {
            const meta = this.generateMeta(item);
            this.$emit(item, 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
RSSrssappThis component uses the RSS app.
timer$.interface.timer

How often you want to poll the feed for new items

Feed URLurlstring

Enter the URL for any public RSS feed

Trigger Authentication

The RSS API does not require authentication.

About RSS

Real Simple Syndication

Action

Description:Creates a customer. [See docs here](https://developer.intuit.com/app/developer/qbo/docs/api/accounting/all-entities/customer#create-a-customer)
Version:0.1.2
Key:quickbooks-create-customer

Action Code

import { ConfigurationError } from "@pipedream/platform";
import quickbooks from "../../quickbooks.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "quickbooks-create-customer",
  name: "Create Customer",
  description: "Creates a customer. [See docs here](https://developer.intuit.com/app/developer/qbo/docs/api/accounting/all-entities/customer#create-a-customer)",
  version: "0.1.2",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    quickbooks,
    displayName: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "displayName",
      ],
    },
    title: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "title",
      ],
    },
    givenName: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "givenName",
      ],
    },
    middleName: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "middleName",
      ],
    },
    familyName: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "familyName",
      ],
    },
    suffix: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "suffix",
      ],
    },
    minorVersion: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "minorVersion",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    if (
      !this.displayName &&
      (!this.title && !this.givenName && !this.middleName && !this.familyName && !this.suffix)
    ) {
      throw new ConfigurationError("Must provide displayName or at least one of title, givenName, middleName, familyName, or suffix parameters.");
    }

    const response = await this.quickbooks.createCustomer({
      $,
      data: {
        DisplayName: this.displayName,
        Suffix: this.suffix,
        Title: this.title,
        MiddleName: this.middleName,
        FamilyName: this.familyName,
        GivenName: this.givenName,
      },
      params: {
        minorversion: this.minorVersion,
      },
    });

    if (response) {
      $.export("summary", `Successfully created customer with id ${response.Customer.Id}`);
    }

    return response;
  },
};

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
QuickbooksquickbooksappThis component uses the Quickbooks app.
Display NamedisplayNamestring

The name of the person or organization as displayed. Must be unique across all Customer, Vendor, and Employee objects. Cannot be removed with sparse update. If not supplied, the system generates DisplayName by concatenating customer name components supplied in the request from the following list: Title, GivenName, MiddleName, FamilyName, and Suffix.

Titletitlestring

Title of the person. This tag supports i18n, all locales. The DisplayName attribute or at least one of Title, GivenName, MiddleName, FamilyName, Suffix, or FullyQualifiedName attributes are required during create.

Given NamegivenNamestring

Given name or first name of a person. The DisplayName attribute or at least one of Title, GivenName, MiddleName, FamilyName, or Suffix attributes is required for object create.

Middle NamemiddleNamestring

Middle name of the person. The person can have zero or more middle names. The DisplayName attribute or at least one of Title, GivenName, MiddleName, FamilyName, or Suffix attributes is required for object create.

Family NamefamilyNamestring

Family name or the last name of the person. The DisplayName attribute or at least one of Title, GivenName, MiddleName, FamilyName, or Suffix attributes is required for object create.

Suffixsuffixstring

Suffix of the name. For example, Jr. The DisplayName attribute or at least one of Title, GivenName, MiddleName, FamilyName, or Suffix attributes is required for object create.

Minor VersionminorVersionstring

Use the minorversion query parameter in REST API requests to access a version of the API other than the generally available version. For example, to invoke minor version 1 of the JournalEntry entity, issue the following request:
https://quickbooks.api.intuit.com/v3/company/<realmId>/journalentry/entityId?minorversion=1

Action Authentication

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

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

com.intuit.quickbooks.accounting

About Quickbooks

Online accounting software