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Create Multiple Records with Airtable API on BigQuery - Query Results from Google Cloud API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Google Cloud trigger and Airtable 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 BigQuery - Query Results trigger
    1. Connect your Google Cloud account
    2. Configure Polling interval
    3. Configure Event Size
    4. Select a Dataset ID
    5. Configure SQL Query
    6. Optional- Configure De-duplication Key
  3. Configure the Create Multiple Records action
    1. Connect your Airtable account
    2. Select a Base
    3. Select a Table
    4. Configure Records
    5. Configure Typecast
  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 events with the results of an arbitrary query
Version:0.1.2
Key:google_cloud-bigquery-query-results

Trigger Code

import crypto from "crypto";
import { v4 as uuidv4 } from "uuid";
import common from "../common/bigquery.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "google_cloud-bigquery-query-results",
  // eslint-disable-next-line pipedream/source-name
  name: "BigQuery - Query Results",
  description: "Emit new events with the results of an arbitrary query",
  version: "0.1.2",
  dedupe: "unique",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    sqlQuery: {
      type: "string",
      label: "SQL Query",
      description: "Your SQL query",
    },
    dedupeKey: {
      type: "string",
      label: "De-duplication Key",
      description: `
        The name of a column in the table to use for deduplication. See [the
        docs](https://github.com/PipedreamHQ/pipedream/tree/master/components/google_cloud/sources/bigquery-query-results#technical-details)
        for more info.
      `,
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    getQueryOpts() {
      return {
        query: this.sqlQuery,
      };
    },
    generateMeta(row, ts) {
      const { [this.dedupeKey]: id = uuidv4() } = row;
      const summary = `New event (ID: ${id})`;
      return {
        id,
        summary,
        ts,
      };
    },
    generateMetaForCollection(rows, ts) {
      const hash = crypto.createHash("sha1");
      rows
        .map((i) => i[this.dedupeKey] || uuidv4())
        .map((i) => i.toString())
        .forEach((i) => hash.update(i));
      const id = hash.digest("base64");
      const summary = `New event (ID: ${id})`;
      return {
        id,
        summary,
        ts,
      };
    },
  },
};

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
Google CloudgoogleCloudappThis component uses the Google Cloud app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
Polling intervaltimer$.interface.timer

How often to run your query

Event SizeeventSizeinteger

The number of rows to include in a single event (by default, emits 1 event per row)

Dataset IDdatasetIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
SQL QuerysqlQuerystring

Your SQL query

De-duplication KeydedupeKeystring
    The name of a column in the table to use for deduplication. See [the
    docs](https://github.com/PipedreamHQ/pipedream/tree/master/components/google_cloud/sources/bigquery-query-results#technical-details)
    for more info.
  

Trigger 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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Action

Description:Create one or more records in a table by passing an array of objects containing field names and values as key/value pairs.
Version:0.2.0
Key:airtable-create-multiple-records

Action Code

import chunk from "lodash.chunk";
import airtable from "../../airtable.app.mjs";
import common from "../common.mjs";

const BATCH_SIZE = 10; // The Airtable API allows us to update up to 10 rows per request.

export default {
  key: "airtable-create-multiple-records",
  name: "Create Multiple Records",
  description: "Create one or more records in a table by passing an array of objects containing field names and values as key/value pairs.",
  version: "0.2.0",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    records: {
      propDefinition: [
        airtable,
        "records",
      ],
    },
    typecast: {
      propDefinition: [
        airtable,
        "typecast",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const baseId = this.baseId?.value ?? this.baseId;
    const tableId = this.tableId?.value ?? this.tableId;

    const table = this.airtable.base(baseId)(tableId);

    let data = this.records;
    if (!Array.isArray(data)) {
      data = JSON.parse(data);
    }
    data = data.map((fields) => ({
      fields,
    }));
    if (!data.length) {
      throw new Error("No Airtable record data passed to step. Please pass at least one record");
    }

    const params = {
      typecast: this.typecast,
    };

    const responses = [];
    for (const c of chunk(data, BATCH_SIZE)) {
      try {
        responses.push(...(await table.create(c, params)));
      } catch (err) {
        this.airtable.throwFormattedError(err);
      }
    }

    const l = responses.length;
    $.export("$summary", `Added ${l} record${l === 1
      ? ""
      : "s"} to ${this.baseId?.label || baseId}: [${this.tableId?.label || tableId}](https://airtable.com/${baseId}/${tableId})`);

    return responses;
  },
};

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
AirtableairtableappThis component uses the Airtable app.
BasebaseIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
TabletableIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Recordsrecordsstring

Provide an array of objects. Each object should represent a new record with the column name as the key and the data to insert as the corresponding value (e.g., passing [{"foo":"bar","id":123},{"foo":"baz","id":456}] will create two records and with values added to the fields foo and id). The most common pattern is to reference an array of objects exported by a previous step (e.g., {{steps.foo.$return_value}}). You may also enter or construct a string that will JSON.parse() to an array of objects.

Typecasttypecastboolean

The Airtable API will perform best-effort automatic data conversion from string values if the typecast parameter is True. Automatic conversion is disabled by default to ensure data integrity, but it may be helpful for integrating with 3rd party data sources.

Action Authentication

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

Visit your account settings, copy your API key, and enter it below. If you only need to read data from Airtable, and not modify it, you can generate a read-only API key.


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