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Delay Workflow with Delay API on New Transcription from Twilio API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Twilio trigger and Delay 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 Transcription trigger
    1. Connect your Twilio account
    2. Configure Polling schedule
  3. Configure the Delay Workflow action
    1. Connect your Delay account
    2. Configure Duration to delay (value)
    3. Select a Duration to delay (unit)
  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 new call transcription is created
Version:0.1.4
Key:twilio-new-transcription

Twilio Overview

Twilio's API on Pipedream opens up a multitude of communication capabilities, allowing you to build robust, scalable, and automated workflows. With Twilio, you can send and receive SMS and MMS messages, make voice calls, and perform other communication functions programmatically. Leveraging Pipedream's seamless integration, you can connect these communications features with hundreds of other services to automate notifications, streamline customer interactions, and enhance operational efficiency.

Trigger Code

import common from "../common-polling.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "twilio-new-transcription",
  name: "New Transcription",
  description: "Emit new event when a new call transcription is created",
  version: "0.1.4",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    async listResults(...args) {
      return await this.twilio.listTranscriptions(...args);
    },
    generateMeta(transcription) {
      const {
        sid: id,
        dateCreated,
      } = transcription;
      return {
        id,
        summary: `New transcription ${id}`,
        ts: Date.parse(dateCreated),
      };
    },
  },
};

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
TwiliotwilioappThis component uses the Twilio app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
Polling scheduletimer$.interface.timer

Pipedream polls Twilio for events on this schedule.

Trigger Authentication

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

To connect your Twilio account to Pipedream,

API Key and API Key SID

First, create an API key in Twilio.

  • There are three types of keys: Main, Standard, and Restricted. You'll need a Main key to interact with certain API endpoints, like /Accounts.
  • If you don't need to interact with those endpoints, you can use a Standard or Restricted key.

After creating your key, you'll see fields for Sid and Secret. Enter those in the fields below.

Account SID and Auth Token

Visit your Twilio Dashboard. You'll see your Account SID and Auth Token under Account info.

About Twilio

Twilio is a cloud communications platform for building SMS, Voice & Messaging applications on an API built for global scale.

Action

Description:Delay the execution of your workflow for a specific amount of time (does not count against your compute time).
Version:0.0.1
Key:delay-workflow-delay

Delay Overview

The Delay API in Pipedream is a built-in function that allows you to pause a workflow for a specified amount of time. This can be incredibly useful when you need to stagger API calls to avoid rate limits, wait for an external process to complete, or simply introduce a delay between actions in a sequence. With precision up to milliseconds, the Delay API provides a simple yet powerful tool for managing timing in automation workflows.

Action Code

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

export default {
  name: "Delay Workflow",
  version: "0.0.1",
  key: "delay-workflow-delay",
  type: "action",
  description: "Delay the execution of your workflow for a specific amount of time (does not count against your compute time).",
  props: {
    delay,
    delayDurationValue: {
      propDefinition: [
        delay,
        "delayDurationValue",
      ],
      label: "Duration to delay (value)",
      description: "Specify a value for how long you'd like to delay your workflow.",
    },
    delayDurationUnit: {
      propDefinition: [
        delay,
        "delayDurationUnit",
      ],
      label: "Duration to delay (unit)",
      description: "Specify the time unit for delaying the workflow.",
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const milliseconds = this.delay.convertToMilliseconds(
      this.delayDurationUnit,
      this.delayDurationValue,
    );
    const resp = await $.flow.delay(milliseconds);
    $.export(
      "$summary",
      `Successfully configured this workflow to delay for ${this.delayDurationValue} ${this.delayDurationUnit}.`,
    );
    return resp;
  },
};

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
DelaydelayappThis component uses the Delay app.
Duration to delay (value)delayDurationValueinteger

Specify a value for how long you'd like to delay your workflow.

Duration to delay (unit)delayDurationUnitstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:MillisecondsSecondsMinutesHours

Action Authentication

The Delay API does not require authentication.

About Delay

Delay, pause, suspend, or have the execution of your workflow wait for as little as one millisecond, or as long as one year.

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