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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Slack trigger and Gitlab 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. Optional- Configure Resolve Names
    5. Optional- Configure Ignore Bots
  3. Configure the Edit Issue action
    1. Connect your Gitlab account
    2. Select a Project ID
    3. Select a Issue Internal ID
    4. Optional- Configure Title
    5. Optional- Configure Description
    6. Optional- Select one or more Labels
    7. Optional- Select one or more Assignee IDs
    8. Optional- Select a State Event
    9. Optional- Configure Lock Discussion
  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:1.0.5
Key:slack-new-message-in-channels

Slack Overview

With the Slack API, you can build all sorts of integrations and applications to
make your work life easier. Here are just a few examples:

  • Automate posting updates to your team channel
  • Create a bot to answer common questions
  • Integrate with your existing tools and services
  • Build a custom dashboard to track your team's progress
  • Create a bot to handle scheduling and meeting requests
  • And much more!

Trigger Code

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

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "slack-new-message-in-channels",
  name: "New Message In Channels (Instant)",
  version: "1.0.5",
  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: "$.interface.apphook",
      appProp: "slack",
      async eventNames() {
        return this.conversations || [
          "message",
        ];
      },
    },
    resolveNames: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "resolveNames",
      ],
    },
    ignoreBot: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "ignoreBot",
      ],
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    getSummary() {
      return "New message in channel";
    },
    async processEvent(event) {
      if (event.type !== "message") {
        console.log(`Ignoring event with unexpected type "${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.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
Resolve NamesresolveNamesboolean

Instead of returning channel, team, and user as IDs, return their human-readable names.

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:

bookmarks:writecalls: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:readsearch: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.

Action

Description:Updates an existing project issue. [See docs](https://docs.gitlab.com/ee/api/issues.html#edit-issue)
Version:0.2.0
Key:gitlab-edit-issue

Action Code

import gitlab from "../../gitlab.app.mjs";
import lodash from "lodash";

export default {
  key: "gitlab-edit-issue",
  name: "Edit Issue",
  description: "Updates an existing project issue. [See docs](https://docs.gitlab.com/ee/api/issues.html#edit-issue)",
  version: "0.2.0",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    gitlab,
    projectId: {
      propDefinition: [
        gitlab,
        "projectId",
      ],
    },
    issueIid: {
      propDefinition: [
        gitlab,
        "issueIid",
        (c) => ({
          projectId: c.projectId,
        }),
      ],
    },
    title: {
      propDefinition: [
        gitlab,
        "title",
      ],
      description: "The title of the issue",
      optional: true,
    },
    description: {
      propDefinition: [
        gitlab,
        "description",
      ],
      description: "The description of the issue",
    },
    labels: {
      propDefinition: [
        gitlab,
        "labels",
        (c) => ({
          projectId: c.projectId,
        }),
      ],
      description: "Comma-separated label names for an issue. Set to an empty string to unassign all labels",
    },
    assigneeIds: {
      propDefinition: [
        gitlab,
        "assignee",
        (c) => ({
          projectId: c.projectId,
        }),
      ],
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Assignee IDs",
      description: "The ID of the user(s) to assign the issue to. Set to 0 or provide an empty value to unassign all assignees",
    },
    stateEvent: {
      propDefinition: [
        gitlab,
        "stateEvent",
      ],
    },
    discussionLocked: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Lock Discussion",
      description: "Flag indicating if the issue's discussion is locked. If the discussion is locked only project members can add or edit comments",
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const opts = lodash.pickBy(lodash.pick(this, [
      "title",
      "description",
      "labels",
      "assigneeIds",
      "stateEvent",
      "discussionLocked",
    ]));
    opts.labels = opts.labels?.join();
    const response = await this.gitlab.editIssue(this.projectId, this.issueIid, opts);
    $.export("$summary", `Edited issue ${this.title}`);
    return response;
  },
};

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
GitlabgitlabappThis component uses the Gitlab app.
Project IDprojectIdintegerSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Issue Internal IDissueIidstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Titletitlestring

The title of the issue

Descriptiondescriptionstring

The description of the issue

Labelslabelsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
Assignee IDsassigneeIdsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
State EventstateEventstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:closereopen
Lock DiscussiondiscussionLockedboolean

Flag indicating if the issue's discussion is locked. If the discussion is locked only project members can add or edit comments

Action Authentication

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

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

apiread_userread_repositorywrite_repositoryread_registrysudoopenidprofileemail

About Gitlab

Project planning and source code management

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