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Delete Record with Airtable APIon New Form from Formstack API

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New Form from the Formstack API
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Delete Record with the Airtable API
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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Formstack trigger and Airtable 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 Form trigger
    1. Connect your Formstack account
    2. Configure timer
  3. Configure the Delete Record action
    1. Connect your Airtable account
    2. Configure baseId
    3. Configure tableId
    4. Configure Record ID
  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:Emits an event for each new form added.
Version:0.0.1
Key:formstack-new-form

Trigger Code

const formstack = require("../../formstack.app.js");

module.exports = {
  key: "formstack-new-form",
  name: "New Form",
  description: "Emits an event for each new form added.",
  version: "0.0.1",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    formstack,
    db: "$.service.db",
    timer: {
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: 60 * 15,
      },
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const largestPreviousFormId = this.db.get("largestPreviousFormId") || 0;
    let largestFormId = 0;
    let forms = [];
    let page = 1;
    const per_page = 100;
    let total = per_page;
    while (total === per_page) {
      const results = await this.formstack.getForms(page, per_page);
      total = results.length;
      forms = forms.concat(results);
      page++;
    }
    for (const form of forms) {
      if (form.id > largestPreviousFormId) {
        this.$emit(form, {
          id: form.id,
          summary: form.name,
          ts: Date.now(),
        });
        largestFormId = form.id;
      }
    }
    if (largestFormId > 0) this.db.set("largestPreviousFormId", largestFormId);
  },
};

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
FormstackformstackappThis component uses the Formstack app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
timer$.interface.timer

Trigger Authentication

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

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

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Action

Description:Delete a record from a table by record ID.
Version:0.1.0
Key:airtable-delete-record

Action Code

const airtable = require("../../airtable.app.js");
const common = require("../common.js");

module.exports = {
  key: "airtable-delete-record",
  name: "Delete Record",
  description: "Delete a record from a table by record ID.",
  version: "0.1.0",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    recordId: {
      propDefinition: [
        airtable,
        "recordId",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run() {
    this.airtable.validateRecordID(this.recordId);
    const base = this.airtable.base(this.baseId);
    try {
      return await base(this.tableId).destroy(this.recordId);
    } catch (err) {
      this.airtable.throwFormattedError(err);
    }
  },
};

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
AirtableairtableappThis component uses the Airtable app.
baseIdbaseId$.airtable.baseId
tableIdtableId$.airtable.tableId
Record IDrecordIdstring

Enter a record ID (eg. recxxxxxxx).

Action Authentication

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

Airtable uses simple token-based authentication. To generate or manage your API key, visit your account settings.

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Process large payloads up to 5 terabytes

Large file support enables you to trigger workflows with any data (e.g., large JSON files, images and videos) up to 5 terabytes.

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Return custom responses to HTTP requests

Return any JSON-serializable response from an HTTP triggered workflow using $respond().

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Use most npm packages

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Maintain state between executions
Maintain state between executions

Use $checkpoint to save state in one workflow invocation and read it the next time your workflow runs.

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Pass data between steps

Return data from any step to inspect it in a human-friendly way and reference the data in future steps via the steps object.