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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Dev.to trigger and Telegram Bot 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 Stories for a Tag trigger
    1. Configure Timer
    2. Optional- Configure Tag
    3. Connect your Dev.to account
  3. Configure the Edit a Text Message action
    1. Connect your Telegram Bot account
    2. Configure Chat ID
    3. Configure Message ID
    4. Optional- Configure Text
    5. Optional- Configure Disable Notifications
  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 for each new story that has a matching tag (e.g., javascript)
Version:0.0.3
Key:dev_to-fresh-stories-by-tag

Dev.to Overview

With the Dev.to API, you can build applications that:

  • Stand out from the crowd on Dev.to by customizing your profile page
  • Build a Dev.to extension that helps other developers be more productive
  • Develop a bot that helps moderation on Dev.to
  • Get notified whenever a new article is published on a certain topic
  • And much more!

Trigger Code

import devTo from "../../dev_to.app.mjs";
import moment from "moment";
import common from "../common.mjs";

export default {
  name: "New Stories for a Tag",
  type: "source",
  description: "Emit new event for each new story that has a matching tag (e.g., javascript)",
  key: "dev_to-fresh-stories-by-tag",
  version: "0.0.3",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    tag: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Tag",
      description: "Tags to watch",
      optional: true,
      default: "",
    },
    devTo,
  },
  dedupe: "greatest",
  async run({ $ }) {
    const data = await this.devTo.getArticles($, {
      params: {
        per_page: 1000,
        top: 1,
        tag: encodeURIComponent(this.tag),
      },
    });

    data.forEach((event) => {
      this.$emit(event, {
        id: event.id,
        ts: moment(event.published_timestamp).valueOf(),
        summary: event.title,
      });
    });
  },
};

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
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
Timertimer$.interface.timer

How often to poll Dev.to for new articles

Tagtagstring

Tags to watch

Dev.todevToappThis component uses the Dev.to app.

Trigger Authentication

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

Generate an API key at https://dev.to/settings/account

About Dev.to

Where programmers share ideas and help each other grow.

Action

Description:Edits text or game messages. [See the docs](https://core.telegram.org/bots/api#editmessagetext) for more information
Version:0.0.4
Key:telegram_bot_api-edit-text-message

Telegram Bot Overview

With the Telegram Bot API, you can build bots that perform a variety of tasks,
including:

  • Sending and receiving messages
  • Social networking
  • Content management
  • File sharing
  • Location sharing
  • Bot administration
  • And more!

Action Code

import telegramBotApi from "../../telegram_bot_api.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "telegram_bot_api-edit-text-message",
  name: "Edit a Text Message",
  description: "Edits text or game messages. [See the docs](https://core.telegram.org/bots/api#editmessagetext) for more information",
  version: "0.0.4",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    telegramBotApi,
    chatId: {
      propDefinition: [
        telegramBotApi,
        "chatId",
      ],
    },
    messageId: {
      propDefinition: [
        telegramBotApi,
        "messageId",
      ],
    },
    text: {
      propDefinition: [
        telegramBotApi,
        "text",
      ],
    },
    disable_notification: {
      propDefinition: [
        telegramBotApi,
        "disable_notification",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const resp = await this.telegramBotApi.editMessageText(this.text, {
      chatId: this.chatId,
      messageId: this.messageId,
      disable_notification: this.disable_notification,
    });
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully edited the message in chat, "${this.chatId}"`);
    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
Telegram BottelegramBotApiappThis component uses the Telegram Bot app.
Chat IDchatIdstring

Enter the unique identifier for the target chat (e.g. 1035597319) or username of the target public chat (in the format @channelusername or @supergroupusername). For example, if the group's public link is t.me/mygroup, the username is @mygroup.

Message IDmessageIdstring

Enter the message ID.

Texttextstring

Enter or map the message text to send.

Disable Notificationsdisable_notificationboolean

Choose if to send the message silently. iOS users will not receive a notification, Android users will receive a notification with no sound.

Action Authentication

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

To use the Telegram Bot API, you must first create a new bot by chatting with the BotFather.


Telegram Bot how to

After you create your bot, copy the bot token and add it below.

About Telegram Bot

Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging and voice over IP service

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