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Create Reminder with Slack API on New Branch (Instant) from GitHub API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a GitHub trigger and Slack 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 Branch (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your GitHub account
    2. Select a Repo
  3. Configure the Create Reminder action
    1. Connect your Slack account
    2. Configure Text
    3. Optional- Configure Timestamp
    4. Optional- Select a Team
    5. Optional- Select a User
  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 events when a new branch is created
Version:0.0.6
Key:github-new-branch

Trigger Code

const common = require("../common-webhook.js");
const eventTypes = [
  "branch",
];

module.exports = {
  ...common,
  key: "github-new-branch",
  name: "New Branch (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new events when a new branch is created",
  version: "0.0.6",
  dedupe: "unique",
  type: "source",
  methods: {
    getEventNames() {
      return [
        "create",
      ];
    },
    generateMeta(data) {
      const ts = Date.now();
      return {
        id: `${data.repository.id}${ts}`,
        summary: `New Branch: ${data.ref} by ${data.sender.login}`,
        ts,
      };
    },
    emitEvent(body) {
      if (eventTypes.indexOf(body.ref_type) > -1) {
        const meta = this.generateMeta(body);
        this.$emit(body, 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
GitHubgithubappThis component uses the GitHub app.
ReporepoFullNamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
N/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.

Trigger Authentication

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

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

repoadmin:orgadmin:public_keyadmin:org_hookgistprojectnotificationsuserwrite:discussionwrite:packagesread:packagesadmin:repo_hook

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Action

Description:Create a reminder. [See docs here](https://api.slack.com/methods/reminders.add)
Version:0.0.10
Key:slack-create-reminder

Slack Overview

With the Slack API, you can build all sorts of integrations and applications to
make your work life easier. Here are just a few examples:

  • Automate posting updates to your team channel
  • Create a bot to answer common questions
  • Integrate with your existing tools and services
  • Build a custom dashboard to track your team's progress
  • Create a bot to handle scheduling and meeting requests
  • And much more!

Action Code

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

export default {
  key: "slack-create-reminder",
  name: "Create Reminder",
  description: "Create a reminder. [See docs here](https://api.slack.com/methods/reminders.add)",
  version: "0.0.10",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    slack,
    text: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "text",
      ],
    },
    timestamp: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "timestamp",
      ],
      description: "When this reminder should happen: the Unix timestamp (up to five years from now), the number of seconds until the reminder (if within 24 hours), or a natural language description (Ex. in 15 minutes, or every Thursday)",
    },
    team_id: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "team",
      ],
      optional: true,
    },
    user: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "user",
      ],
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  async run() {
    return await this.slack.sdk().reminders.add({
      text: this.text,
      team_id: this.team_id,
      time: this.timestamp,
      user: this.user,
    });
  },
};

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
SlackslackappThis component uses the Slack app.
Texttextstring

Text of the message to send (see Slack's formatting docs). This field is usually necessary, unless you're providing only attachments instead.

Timestamptimestampstring

When this reminder should happen: the Unix timestamp (up to five years from now), the number of seconds until the reminder (if within 24 hours), or a natural language description (Ex. in 15 minutes, or every Thursday)

Teamteam_idstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
UseruserstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Action Authentication

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

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

bookmarks:writecalls:readcalls:writechannels:historychannels:readchannels:writednd:readdnd:writeemoji:readfiles:readgroups:historygroups:readgroups:writeim:historyim:readim:writelinks:readlinks:writempim:historympim:readmpim:writepins:readpins:writereactions:readreactions:writereminders:readreminders:writeremote_files:readremote_files:sharestars:readstars:writeteam:readusergroups:readusergroups:writeusers:readusers:read.emailusers:writechat:write:botchat:write:usercommandsfiles:write:userusers.profile:writeusers.profile:readsearch:read

About Slack

Slack is a channel-based messaging platform. With Slack, people can work together more effectively, connect all their software tools and services, and find the information they need to do their best work — all within a secure, enterprise-grade environment.

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