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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Firebase Admin SDK 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 New Document in Firestore Collection trigger
    1. Connect your Firebase Admin SDK account
    2. Configure Polling Interval
    3. Configure Structured Query
  3. Configure the Create Multiple Records action
    1. Connect your Airtable account
    2. Configure baseId
    3. Configure tableId
    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 event when a structured query returns new documents
Version:0.0.2
Key:firebase_admin_sdk-new-doc-in-firestore-collection

Trigger Code

import common from "../common.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "firebase_admin_sdk-new-doc-in-firestore-collection",
  name: "New Document in Firestore Collection",
  description: "Emit new event when a structured query returns new documents",
  version: "0.0.2",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    query: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.firebase,
        "query",
      ],
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    async processEvent() {
      const structuredQuery = JSON.parse(this.query);

      const queryResults = await this.firebase.runQuery(structuredQuery);

      for (const result of queryResults) {
        const meta = this.generateMeta(result);
        this.$emit(result, meta);
      }
    },
    generateMeta({ document }) {
      const {
        name,
        createTime,
      } = document;
      const id = name.substring(name.lastIndexOf("/") + 1);
      return {
        id,
        summary: name,
        ts: Date.parse(createTime),
      };
    },
  },
};

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
Firebase Admin SDKfirebaseappThis component uses the Firebase Admin SDK app.
Polling Intervaltimer$.interface.timer

Pipedream will poll the API on this schedule

Structured Queryquerystring

Enter a structured query that returns new records from your target collection. Example: { "select": { "fields": [] }, "from": [ { "collectionId": "<YOUR COLLECTION>", "allDescendants": "true" } ] }

Trigger Authentication

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

Follow these instructions to generate a private key tied to your Firebase service account. This will generate a JSON file that contains the project ID, private key, and client email that you should paste below.

When entering the private key, please add the full string included in the JSON file, from -----BEGIN PRIVATE KEY----- to -----END PRIVATE KEY-----, with all newline characters included.

About Firebase Admin SDK

Firebase is Google's mobile platform that helps you quickly develop high-quality apps and grow your business.

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:0.1.2
Key:airtable-create-multiple-records

Action Code

const chunk = require("lodash.chunk");
const airtable = require("../../airtable.app.js");
const common = require("../common.js");

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

module.exports = {
  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: "0.1.2",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    records: {
      propDefinition: [
        airtable,
        "records",
      ],
    },
    typecast: {
      propDefinition: [
        airtable,
        "typecast",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const table = this.airtable.base(this.baseId)(this.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);
      }
    }

    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.
baseIdbaseId$.airtable.baseId
tableIdtableId$.airtable.tableId
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.

Airtable uses simple token-based authentication. To generate or manage your API key, visit your account settings.

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