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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Slack trigger and Dropbox 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 Message In Channels (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Slack account
    2. Optional- Select one or more Channels
    3. Configure slackApphook
    4. Configure Ignore myself
    5. Configure Resolve names
    6. Configure Ignore bots
  3. Configure the Create/Update a Share Link action
    1. Connect your Dropbox account
    2. Select a Path
    3. Configure Require password
    4. Optional- Configure Link password
    5. Optional- Configure Expires
    6. Optional- Select a Audience
    7. Optional- Select a Access
    8. Optional- Configure Allow downloads
  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 new message is posted to one or more channels
Version:0.0.7
Key:slack-new-message-in-channels

Trigger Code

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

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "slack-new-message-in-channels",
  name: "New Message In Channels (Instant)",
  version: "0.0.7",
  description: "Emit new event when a new message is posted to one or more channels",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    conversations: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "conversation",
      ],
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Channels",
      description: "Select one or more channels to monitor for new messages.",
      optional: true,
    },
    // eslint-disable-next-line pipedream/props-description,pipedream/props-label
    slackApphook: {
      type: "$.interface.apphook",
      appProp: "slack",
      async eventNames() {
        return this.conversations || [
          "message",
        ];
      },
    },
    ignoreMyself: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "ignoreMyself",
      ],
    },
    resolveNames: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "resolveNames",
      ],
    },
    ignoreBot: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "ignoreBot",
      ],
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    getSummary() {
      return "New message in channel";
    },
    async processEvent(event) {
      if (event.type !== "message") {
        console.log(`Ignoring event with unexpected type "${event.type}"`);
        return;
      }
      if (event.subtype != null && event.subtype != "bot_message" && event.subtype != "file_share") {
        // This source is designed to just emit an event for each new message received.
        // Due to inconsistencies with the shape of message_changed and message_deleted
        // events, we are ignoring them for now. If you want to handle these types of
        // events, feel free to change this code!!
        console.log("Ignoring message with subtype.");
        return;
      }
      if (this.ignoreMyself && event.user == this.slack.mySlackId()) {
        return;
      }
      if ((this.ignoreBot) && (event.subtype == "bot_message" || event.bot_id)) {
        return;
      }
      if (this.resolveNames) {
        if (event.user) {
          event.user_id = event.user;
          event.user = await this.getUserName(event.user);
        } else if (event.bot_id) {
          event.bot = await this.getBotName(event.bot_id);
        }
        event.channel_id = event.channel;
        event.channel = await this.getConversationName(event.channel);
        if (event.team) {
          event.team_id = event.team;
          event.team = await this.getTeamName(event.team);
        }
      }
      return event;
    },
  },
};

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
SlackslackappThis component uses the Slack app.
N/AnameCache$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
Channelsconversationsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
slackApphook$.interface.apphook
Ignore myselfignoreMyselfboolean

Ignore messages from me

Resolve namesresolveNamesboolean

Resolve user and channel names (incurs extra API calls)

Ignore botsignoreBotboolean

Ignore messages from bots

Trigger 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:

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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.

Action

Description:Creates or updates a public share link to the file or folder (It allows to share the file or folder with anyone). [See docs here](https://dropbox.github.io/dropbox-sdk-js/Dropbox.html#sharingCreateSharedLinkWithSettings__anchor)
Version:0.0.1
Key:dropbox-create-update-update-a-share-link

Action Code

import dropbox from "../../dropbox.app.mjs";
import consts from "../../consts.mjs";

export default {
  name: "Create/Update a Share Link",
  description: "Creates or updates a public share link to the file or folder (It allows to share the file or folder with anyone). [See docs here](https://dropbox.github.io/dropbox-sdk-js/Dropbox.html#sharingCreateSharedLinkWithSettings__anchor)",
  key: "dropbox-create-update-update-a-share-link",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    dropbox,
    path: {
      propDefinition: [
        dropbox,
        "pathFileFolder",
      ],
      description: "The path to be shared by the shared link.",
    },
    requirePassword: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Require password",
      description: "Boolean flag to enable or disable password protection.",
      default: false,
    },
    linkPassword: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Link password",
      description: "If `require_password` is `true`, this is needed to specify the password to access the link.",
      optional: true,
    },
    expires: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Expires",
      description: "Expiration time of the shared link. By default the link never expires. Make sure to use a valid [timestamp](https://dropbox.github.io/dropbox-sdk-js/global.html#Timestamp) value.",
      optional: true,
    },
    audience: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Audience",
      description: "The new audience who can benefit from the access level specified by the link's access level specified in the `link_access_level` field of `LinkPermissions`. This is used in conjunction with team policies and shared folder policies to determine the final effective audience type in the `effective_audience` field of `LinkPermissions.",
      optional: true,
      options: consts.CREATE_SHARED_LINK_AUDIENCE_OPTIONS,
    },
    access: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Access",
      description: "Requested access level you want the audience to gain from this link. Note, modifying access level for an existing link is not supported.",
      optional: true,
      options: consts.CREATE_SHARED_LINK_ACCESS_OPTIONS,
    },
    allowDownload: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Allow downloads",
      description: "Boolean flag to allow or not allow capabilities for shared links.",
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const {
      path,
      requirePassword,
      linkPassword,
      expires,
      audience,
      access,
      requestedVisibility,
      allowDownload,
      removeExpiration,
    } = this;

    if (requirePassword && !linkPassword) {
      throw new Error("Since the password is required, please add a linkPassword");
    }

    const res = await this.dropbox.createSharedLink({
      path: path?.value || path,
      settings: {
        require_password: requirePassword,
        link_password: linkPassword,
        expires,
        audience,
        access,
        requested_visibility: requestedVisibility,
        allow_download: allowDownload,
      },
      remove_expiration: removeExpiration,
    });
    $.export("$summary", `Shared link for "${path?.label || path}" successfully created`);
    return res;
  },
};

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
DropboxdropboxappThis component uses the Dropbox app.
PathpathstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Require passwordrequirePasswordboolean

Boolean flag to enable or disable password protection.

Link passwordlinkPasswordstring

If require_password is true, this is needed to specify the password to access the link.

Expiresexpiresstring

Expiration time of the shared link. By default the link never expires. Make sure to use a valid timestamp value.

AudienceaudiencestringSelect a value from the drop down menu:publicteamno_onepasswordmembersother
AccessaccessstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:viewereditormaxother
Allow downloadsallowDownloadboolean

Boolean flag to allow or not allow capabilities for shared links.

Action Authentication

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

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

About Dropbox

Dropbox gives you secure access to all your files. Collaborate with friends, family, and coworkers from any device.

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