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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a HTTP / Webhook trigger and Google Drive 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 Requests trigger
    1. Optional- Configure Body Only
    2. Optional- Configure Response Status Code
    3. Optional- Configure Response Content-Type
    4. Optional- Configure Response Body
    5. Connect your HTTP / Webhook account
  3. Configure the Create New File From Template action
    1. Connect your Google Drive account
    2. Select a File
    3. Select a Folder
    4. Configure Name
    5. Select one or more Mode
    6. Configure Replace text placeholders
  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:Get a URL and emit the full HTTP event on every request (including headers and query parameters). You can also configure the HTTP response code, body, and more.
Version:0.1.1
Key:http-new-requests

HTTP / Webhook Overview

Build, test, and send HTTP requests without code using your Pipedream workflows. The HTTP / Webhook action is a tool to build HTTP requests with a Postman-like graphical interface.

An interface for configuring an HTTP request within Pipedream's workflow system. The current selection is a GET request with fields for the request URL, authorization type (set to 'None' with a note explaining "This request does not use authorization"), parameters, headers (with a count of 1, though the detail is not visible), and body. Below the main configuration area is an option to "Include Response Headers," and a button labeled "Configure to test." The overall layout suggests a user-friendly, no-code approach to setting up custom HTTP requests.

Point and click HTTP requests

Define the target URL, HTTP verb, headers, query parameters, and payload body without writing custom code.

A screenshot of Pipedream's HTTP Request Configuration interface with a GET request type selected. The request URL is set to 'https://api.openai.com/v1/models'. The 'Auth' tab is highlighted, indicating that authentication is required for this request. In the headers section, there are two headers configured: 'User-Agent' is set to 'pipedream/1', and 'Authorization' is set to 'Bearer {{openai_api_key}}', showing how the OpenAI account's API key is dynamically inserted into the headers to handle authentication automatically.

Here's an example workflow that uses the HTTP / Webhook action to send an authenticated API request to OpenAI.

Focus on integrating, not authenticating

This action can also use your connected accounts with third-party APIs. Selecting an integrated app will automatically update the request’s headers to authenticate with the app properly, and even inject your token dynamically.

This GIF depicts the process of selecting an application within Pipedream's HTTP Request Builder. A user hovers the cursor over the 'Auth' tab and clicks on a dropdown menu labeled 'Authorization Type', then scrolls through a list of applications to choose from for authorization purposes. The interface provides a streamlined and intuitive method for users to authenticate their HTTP requests by selecting the relevant app in the configuration settings.

Pipedream integrates with thousands of APIs, but if you can’t find a Pipedream integration simply use Environment Variables in your request headers to authenticate with.

Compatible with no code actions or Node.js and Python

The HTTP/Webhook action exports HTTP response data for use in subsequent workflow steps, enabling easy data transformation, further API calls, database storage, and more.

Response data is available for both coded (Node.js, Python) and no-code steps within your workflow.

An image showing the Pipedream interface where the HTTP Webhook action has returned response data as a step export. The interface highlights a structured view of the returned data with collapsible sections. We can see 'steps.custom_request1' expanded to show 'return_value' which is an object containing a 'list'. Inside the list, an item 'data' is expanded to reveal an element with an 'id' of 'whisper-1', indicating a model created by and owned by 'openai-internal'. Options to 'Copy Path' and 'Copy Value' are available for easy access to the data points.

Trigger Code

import http from "../../http.app.mjs";

// Core HTTP component
export default {
  key: "http-new-requests",
  name: "New Requests",
  description: "Get a URL and emit the full HTTP event on every request (including headers and query parameters). You can also configure the HTTP response code, body, and more.",
  version: "0.1.1",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    httpInterface: {
      type: "$.interface.http",
      customResponse: true,
    },
    emitBodyOnly: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Body Only",
      description: "This source emits an event representing the full HTTP request by default. Select `true` to emit the body only.",
      optional: true,
      default: false,
    },
    resStatusCode: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Response Status Code",
      description: "The status code to return in the HTTP response",
      optional: true,
      default: "200",
    },
    resContentType: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Response Content-Type",
      description: "The `Content-Type` of the body returned in the HTTP response",
      optional: true,
      default: "application/json",
    },
    resBody: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Response Body",
      description: "The body to return in the HTTP response",
      optional: true,
      default: "{ \"success\": true }",
    },
    http,
  },
  async run(event) {
    const summary = `${event.method} ${event.path}`;

    this.httpInterface.respond({
      status: this.resStatusCode,
      body: this.resBody,
      headers: {
        "content-type": this.resContentType,
      },
    });

    if (this.emitBodyOnly) {
      this.$emit(event.body, {
        summary,
      });
    } else {
      this.$emit(event, {
        summary,
      });
    }
  },
};

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
N/AhttpInterface$.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.
Body OnlyemitBodyOnlyboolean

This source emits an event representing the full HTTP request by default. Select true to emit the body only.

Response Status CoderesStatusCodestring

The status code to return in the HTTP response

Response Content-TyperesContentTypestring

The Content-Type of the body returned in the HTTP response

Response BodyresBodystring

The body to return in the HTTP response

HTTP / WebhookhttpappThis component uses the HTTP / Webhook app.

Trigger Authentication

The HTTP / Webhook API does not require authentication.

About HTTP / Webhook

Get a unique URL where you can send HTTP or webhook requests

Action

Description:Create a new Google Docs file from a template. Optionally include placeholders in the template document that will get replaced from this action. [See documentation](https://www.npmjs.com/package/google-docs-mustaches)
Version:0.1.4
Key:google_drive-create-file-from-template

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.

Action Code

import googleDrive from "../../google_drive.app.mjs";
import Mustaches from "google-docs-mustaches";

const MODE_GOOGLE_DOC = "Google Doc";
const MODE_PDF = "Pdf";

export default {
  key: "google_drive-create-file-from-template",
  name: "Create New File From Template",
  description: "Create a new Google Docs file from a template. Optionally include placeholders in the template document that will get replaced from this action. [See documentation](https://www.npmjs.com/package/google-docs-mustaches)",
  version: "0.1.4",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    googleDrive,
    templateId: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDrive,
        "fileId",
      ],
      description:
        "Select the template document you'd like to use as the template, or use a custom expression to reference a document ID from a previous step. Template documents should contain placeholders in the format {{xyz}}.",
    },
    folderId: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDrive,
        "folderId",
      ],
      description:
        "Select the folder of the newly created Google Doc and/or PDF, or use a custom expression to reference a folder ID from a previous step.",
    },
    name: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDrive,
        "fileName",
      ],
      description:
        "Name of the file you want to create (eg. `myFile` will create a Google Doc called `myFile` and a pdf called `myFile.pdf`)",
      optional: false,
    },
    mode: {
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Mode",
      description: "Specify if you want to create a Google Doc, PDF or both.",
      options: [
        MODE_GOOGLE_DOC,
        MODE_PDF,
      ],
    },
    replaceValues: {
      type: "object",
      label: "Replace text placeholders",
      description: "Replace text placeholders in the document. Use the format {{xyz}} in the document but exclude the curly braces in the key. (eg. `{{myPlaceholder}}` in the document will be replaced by the value of the key `myPlaceholder` in the action.",
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const result = {
      folderId: this.folderId,
      name: this.name,
      mode: this.mode,
    };

    const client = new Mustaches.default({
      token: () => this.googleDrive.$auth.oauth_access_token,
    });

    /* CREATE THE GOOGLE DOC */

    let googleDocId;
    try {
      googleDocId = await client.interpolate({
        source: this.templateId,
        destination: this.folderId,
        name: this.name,
        data: this.replaceValues,
      });
    } catch (e) {
      const {
        code, message,
      } = e.error.error;
      let errorMessage = `Status: ${code}, ${message} `;
      if (code == 404 || code == 400) {
        errorMessage += "Make sure that the template file selected contains placeholders in the format {{xyz}}.";
      }
      throw new Error(errorMessage);
    }
    result["googleDocId"] = googleDocId;

    /* CREATE THE PDF */

    if (this.mode.includes(MODE_PDF)) {
      const pdfId = await client.export({
        file: googleDocId,
        mimeType: "application/pdf",
        name: this.name,
        destination: this.folderId,
      });
      result["pdfId"] = pdfId;
    }

    /* REMOVE THE GOOGLE DOC */

    if (!this.mode.includes(MODE_GOOGLE_DOC)) {
      await this.googleDrive.deleteFile(googleDocId);
    }

    $.export("$summary", "New file successfully created");
    return result;
  },
};

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
Google DrivegoogleDriveappThis component uses the Google Drive app.
FiletemplateIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
FolderfolderIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Namenamestring

Name of the file you want to create (eg. myFile will create a Google Doc called myFile and a pdf called myFile.pdf)

Modemodestring[]Select a value from the drop down menu:Google DocPdf
Replace text placeholdersreplaceValuesobject

Replace text placeholders in the document. Use the format {{xyz}} in the document but exclude the curly braces in the key. (eg. {{myPlaceholder}} in the document will be replaced by the value of the key myPlaceholder in the action.

Action 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.

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