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Create or Update Customer with Customer.io API on New Item in Feed from RSS API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a RSS trigger and Customer.io 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 or Update Customer action
    1. Connect your Customer.io account
    2. Configure customer_id
    3. Configure email
    4. Optional- Configure created_at
    5. Optional- Configure attributes
  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

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Action

Description:Creates or update a customer.
Version:0.1.4
Key:customer_io-create-or-update-customer

Action Code

// legacy_hash_id: a_WYi4wz
import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform";

export default {
  key: "customer_io-create-or-update-customer",
  name: "Create or Update Customer",
  description: "Creates or update a customer.",
  version: "0.1.4",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    customer_io: {
      type: "app",
      app: "customer_io",
    },
    customer_id: {
      type: "string",
      description: "The unique identifier for the customer.",
    },
    email: {
      type: "string",
      description: "The unique identifier for the customer.",
    },
    created_at: {
      type: "string",
      description: "The UNIX timestamp from when the user was created in your system.",
      optional: true,
    },
    attributes: {
      type: "object",
      description: "Custom attributes to define the customer.",
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
  // See the API docs: https://customer.io/docs/api/#apitrackcustomerscustomers_update

    if (!this.customer_id) {
      throw new Error("Must provide customer_id parameter.");
    }

    const basicauthUserPwd = `${this.customer_io.$auth.site_id}:${this.customer_io.$auth.api_key}`;
    const buff = Buffer.from(basicauthUserPwd);
    const base64BasicauthUserPwd = buff.toString("base64");

    const config = {
      method: "put",
      url: `https://track.customer.io/api/v1/customers/${this.customer_id}`,
      headers: {
        Authorization: `Basic ${base64BasicauthUserPwd}`,
      },
      data: {
        email: this.email,
        created_at: this.created_at,
        ...this.attributes,
      },
    };

    return axios($, config);
  },
};

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
Customer.iocustomer_ioappThis component uses the Customer.io app.
customer_idcustomer_idstring

The unique identifier for the customer.

emailemailstring

The unique identifier for the customer.

created_atcreated_atstring

The UNIX timestamp from when the user was created in your system.

attributesattributesobject

Custom attributes to define the customer.

Action Authentication

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

To connect your Customer.io account to Pipedream, sign in to your Customer.io account and navigate to Data & Integrations > Integrations > API, then copy your site_id and api_key fields and paste them below.

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