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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a RSS 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 Item in Feed trigger
    1. Connect your RSS account
    2. Configure Feed URL
    3. Configure timer
  3. Configure the Delete Reminder action
    1. Connect your Slack account
    2. Select a Reminder
  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:0.0.1
Key:rss-new-item-in-feed

Trigger Code

const rss = require('../../rss.app.js')
const fetch = require('node-fetch')
const FeedParser = require('feedparser')
const hash = require('object-hash')

module.exports = {
  key: "rss-new-item-in-feed",
  name: "New Item in Feed",
  description: "Emit new items from an RSS feed.",
  version: "0.0.1",
  props: {
    rss: {
      type: 'app',
      app: 'rss',
    },
    url:{
      type: "string",
      label: 'Feed URL',
      description: "Enter the URL for any public RSS feed.",
    },
    timer: {
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: 60 * 15,
      },
    },
    rss,
  },
  methods: {
    // in theory if alternate setting title and description or aren't unique this won't work
    itemKey(item) {
      return item.guid || item.id || hash(item)
    },
  },
  dedupe: "unique",
  async run() {
    const res = await fetch(this.url, {
      'user-agent': 'Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_8_5) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/31.0.1650.63 Safari/537.36',
      accept: 'text/html,application/xhtml+xml',
    })
    if (res.status !== 200) throw new Error('Bad status code')
    const feedparser = new FeedParser({
      addmeta: false,
    })
    const items = []
    await new Promise((resolve, reject) => {
      feedparser.on('error', reject)
      feedparser.on('end', resolve)
      feedparser.on('readable', function() {
        let item
        while (item = this.read()) {
          for (const k in item) {
            if (item[`rss:${k}`]) {
              delete item[`rss:${k}`]
              continue
            }
            const o = item[k]
            if (o == null || (typeof o === 'object' && !Object.keys(o).length) || Array.isArray(o) && !o.length) {
              delete item[k]
              continue
            }
          }
          items.push(item)
        }
      })
      res.body.pipe(feedparser)
    })

    items.forEach(item=>{
      this.$emit(item, {
        id: this.itemKey(item),
        summary: item.title,
        ts: item.pubdate && +new Date(item.pubdate), 
      })
    })
  },
}

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.
Feed URLurlstring

Enter the URL for any public RSS feed.

timer$.interface.timer

Trigger Authentication

The RSS API does not require authentication.

About RSS

Real Simple Syndication

Action

Description:Delete a reminder
Version:0.0.1
Key:slack-delete-reminder

Action Code

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

module.exports = {
  key: "slack-delete-reminder",
  name: "Delete Reminder",
  description: "Delete a reminder",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    slack,
    reminder: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "reminder",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run() {
    return await this.slack.sdk().reminders.delete({
      reminder: this.reminder,
    });
  },
};

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.
ReminderreminderstringSelect 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:

calls: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: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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