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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Google Drive trigger and Airtable (OAuth) 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 or Modified Folders (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Google Drive account
    2. Select a Drive
    3. Configure Push notification renewal schedule
  3. Configure the Create Multiple Records action
    1. Connect your Airtable (OAuth) account
    2. Select a Base
    3. Select a Table
    4. Configure Records
    5. Optional- Configure Typecast
    6. Optional- Configure Return Fields By Field ID
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

This integration uses pre-built, source-available 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 folder is created or modified in the selected Drive
Version:0.1.6
Key:google_drive-new-or-modified-folders

Google Drive Overview

The Google Drive API on Pipedream allows you to automate various file management tasks, such as creating, reading, updating, and deleting files within your Google Drive. You can also share files, manage permissions, and monitor changes to files and folders. This opens up possibilities for creating workflows that seamlessly integrate with other apps and services, streamlining document handling, backup processes, and collaborative workflows.

Trigger Code

// This source processes changes to any files in a user's Google Drive,
// implementing strategy enumerated in the Push Notifications API docs:
// https://developers.google.com/drive/api/v3/push and here:
// https://developers.google.com/drive/api/v3/manage-changes
//
// This source has two interfaces:
//
// 1) The HTTP requests tied to changes in the user's Google Drive
// 2) A timer that runs on regular intervals, renewing the notification channel as needed

import common from "../common-webhook.mjs";
import {
  GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_ADD,
  GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_CHANGE,
  GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_UPDATE,
} from "../../common/constants.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "google_drive-new-or-modified-folders",
  name: "New or Modified Folders (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new event when a folder is created or modified in the selected Drive",
  version: "0.1.6",
  type: "source",
  // Dedupe events based on the "x-goog-message-number" header for the target channel:
  // https://developers.google.com/drive/api/v3/push#making-watch-requests
  dedupe: "unique",
  hooks: {
    async deploy() {
      const daysAgo = new Date();
      daysAgo.setDate(daysAgo.getDate() - 30);
      const timeString = daysAgo.toISOString();

      const args = this.getListFilesOpts({
        q: `mimeType = "application/vnd.google-apps.folder" and modifiedTime > "${timeString}" and trashed = false`,
        fields: "files(id, mimeType)",
        pageSize: 5,
      });

      const { files } = await this.googleDrive.listFilesInPage(null, args);

      await this.processChanges(files);
    },
    ...common.hooks,
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    _getLastModifiedTimeForFile(fileId) {
      return this.db.get(fileId);
    },
    _setModifiedTimeForFile(fileId, modifiedTime) {
      this.db.set(fileId, modifiedTime);
    },
    getUpdateTypes() {
      return [
        GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_ADD,
        GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_CHANGE,
        GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_UPDATE,
      ];
    },
    generateMeta(data, ts) {
      const {
        id: fileId,
        name: summary,
      } = data;
      return {
        id: `${fileId}-${ts}`,
        summary,
        ts,
      };
    },
    async getChanges(headers) {
      if (!headers) {
        return {
          change: { },
        };
      }
      const resourceUri = headers["x-goog-resource-uri"];
      const metadata = await this.googleDrive.getFileMetadata(`${resourceUri}&fields=*`);
      return {
        ...metadata,
        change: {
          state: headers["x-goog-resource-state"],
          resourceURI: headers["x-goog-resource-uri"],
          changed: headers["x-goog-changed"], // "Additional details about the changes. Possible values: content, parents, children, permissions"
        },
      };
    },
    async processChanges(changedFiles, headers) {
      const files = changedFiles.filter(
        // API docs that define Google Drive folders:
        // https://developers.google.com/drive/api/v3/folder
        (file) => file.mimeType === "application/vnd.google-apps.folder",
      );

      for (const file of files) {
        // The changelog is updated each time a folder is opened. Check the
        // folder's `modifiedTime` to see if the folder has been modified.
        const fileInfo = await this.googleDrive.getFile(file.id);

        const lastModifiedTimeForFile = this._getLastModifiedTimeForFile(file.id);
        const modifiedTime = Date.parse(fileInfo.modifiedTime);
        if (lastModifiedTimeForFile == modifiedTime) continue;

        const changes = await this.getChanges(headers);

        const eventToEmit = {
          file: fileInfo,
          ...changes,
        };
        const meta = this.generateMeta(fileInfo, modifiedTime);

        this.$emit(eventToEmit, meta);

        this._setModifiedTimeForFile(file.id, modifiedTime);
      }
    },
  },
};

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 DrivegoogleDriveappThis component uses the Google Drive app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
N/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
DrivedrivestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Push notification renewal scheduletimer$.interface.timer

The Google Drive API requires occasional renewal of push notification subscriptions. This runs in the background, so you should not need to modify this schedule.

Trigger Authentication

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

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

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/drivehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/drive.readonly

About Google Drive

Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which allows you to create and share your work online, and access your documents from anywhere.

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. [See the documentation](https://airtable.com/developers/web/api/create-records)
Version:0.0.6
Key:airtable_oauth-create-multiple-records

Airtable (OAuth) Overview

Airtable (OAuth) API on Pipedream allows you to manipulate and leverage your Airtable data in a myriad of powerful ways. Sync data between Airtable and other apps, trigger workflows on updates, or process bulk data operations asynchronously. By using Airtable's structured databases with Pipedream's serverless platform, you can craft custom automation solutions, integrate with other services seamlessly, and streamline complex data processes.

Action Code

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

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

export default {
  key: "airtable_oauth-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. [See the documentation](https://airtable.com/developers/web/api/create-records)",
  version: "0.0.6",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    records: {
      propDefinition: [
        airtable,
        "records",
      ],
    },
    typecast: {
      propDefinition: [
        airtable,
        "typecast",
      ],
    },
    returnFieldsByFieldId: {
      propDefinition: [
        airtable,
        "returnFieldsByFieldId",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const baseId = this.baseId?.value ?? this.baseId;
    const tableId = this.tableId?.value ?? 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 responses = [];
    for (const c of chunk(data, BATCH_SIZE)) {
      try {
        const records = await this.airtable.createRecord({
          baseId,
          tableId,
          data: c,
          opts: {
            typecast: this.typecast,
            returnFieldsByFieldId: this.returnFieldsByFieldId,
          },
        });
        responses.push(...records);
      } 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
Airtable (OAuth)airtableappThis component uses the Airtable (OAuth) 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.

Return Fields By Field IDreturnFieldsByFieldIdboolean

An optional boolean value that lets you return field objects where the key is the field id. This defaults to false, which returns field objects where the key is the field name.

Action Authentication

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

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

data.records:readdata.records:writedata.recordComments:readdata.recordComments:writeschema.bases:readschema.bases:writewebhook:manageuser.email:read

About Airtable (OAuth)

Airtable is a low-code platform to build next-gen apps. Move beyond rigid tools, operationalize your critical data, and reimagine workflows with AI.

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