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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 Invoice action
    1. Connect your Quickbooks account
    2. Configure Line Items
    3. Configure Customer Reference Value
    4. Optional- Configure Customer Reference Name
    5. Optional- Configure Currency Reference Value
    6. Optional- Configure Currency Reference Name
    7. 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 an invoice. [See docs here](https://developer.intuit.com/app/developer/qbo/docs/api/accounting/all-entities/invoice#create-an-invoice)
Version:0.1.2
Key:quickbooks-create-invoice

Action Code

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

export default {
  key: "quickbooks-create-invoice",
  name: "Create Invoice",
  description: "Creates an invoice. [See docs here](https://developer.intuit.com/app/developer/qbo/docs/api/accounting/all-entities/invoice#create-an-invoice)",
  version: "0.1.2",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    quickbooks,
    lineItems: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "lineItems",
      ],
    },
    customerRefValue: {
      label: "Customer Reference Value",
      type: "string",
      description: "Reference to a customer or job. Query the Customer name list resource to determine the appropriate Customer object for this reference. Use `Customer.Id` from that object for `CustomerRef.value`.",
    },
    customerRefName: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "customerRefName",
      ],
    },
    currencyRefValue: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "currencyRefValue",
      ],
    },
    currencyRefName: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "currencyRefName",
      ],
    },
    minorVersion: {
      propDefinition: [
        quickbooks,
        "minorVersion",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    if (!this.lineItems || !this.customerRefValue) {
      throw new ConfigurationError("Must provide lineItems, and customerRefValue parameters.");
    }

    try {
      this.lineItems = this.lineItems.map((lineItem) => typeof lineItem === "string"
        ? JSON.parse(lineItem)
        : lineItem);
    } catch (error) {
      throw new ConfigurationError(`We got an error trying to parse the LineItems. Error: ${error}`);
    }

    const response = await this.quickbooks.createInvoice({
      $,
      data: {
        Line: this.lineItems,
        CustomerRef: {
          value: this.customerRefValue,
          name: this.customerRefName,
        },
        CurrencyRef: {
          value: this.currencyRefValue,
          name: this.currencyRefName,
        },
      },
      params: {
        minorversion: this.minorVersion,
      },
    });

    if (response) {
      $.export("summary", `Successfully created invoice with id ${response.Invoice.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.
Line ItemslineItemsstring[]

Individual line items of a transaction. Valid Line types include: ItemBasedExpenseLine and AccountBasedExpenseLine. One minimum line item required for the request to succeed. E.g [ { "DetailType": "SalesItemLineDetail", "Amount": 100.0, "SalesItemLineDetail": { "ItemRef": { "name": "Services", "value": "1" } } } ]

Customer Reference ValuecustomerRefValuestring

Reference to a customer or job. Query the Customer name list resource to determine the appropriate Customer object for this reference. Use Customer.Id from that object for CustomerRef.value.

Customer Reference NamecustomerRefNamestring

Reference to a customer or job. Query the Customer name list resource to determine the appropriate Customer object for this reference. Use Customer.DisplayName from that object for CustomerRef.name.

Currency Reference ValuecurrencyRefValuestring

A three letter string representing the ISO 4217 code for the currency. For example, USD, AUD, EUR, and so on. This must be defined if multicurrency is enabled for the company.
Multicurrency is enabled for the company if Preferences.MultiCurrencyEnabled is set to true. Read more about multicurrency support here. Required if multicurrency is enabled for the company.

Currency Reference NamecurrencyRefNamestring

The full name of the currency.

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