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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a RSS trigger and Twitter 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 timer
    3. Configure Feed URL
  3. Configure the Follow User action
    1. Connect your Twitter account
    2. Optional- Configure User ID
    3. Optional- Configure Screen Name
  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:1.0.3
Key:rss-new-item-in-feed

Trigger Code

import rss from "../../app/rss.app.mjs";
import { defineSource } from "@pipedream/types";
import rssCommon from "../common/common.mjs";
export default defineSource({
    ...rssCommon,
    key: "rss-new-item-in-feed",
    name: "New Item in Feed",
    description: "Emit new items from an RSS feed",
    version: "1.0.3",
    type: "source",
    dedupe: "unique",
    props: {
        ...rssCommon.props,
        url: {
            propDefinition: [
                rss,
                "url",
            ],
        },
    },
    hooks: {
        async activate() {
            // Try to parse the feed one time to confirm we can fetch and parse.
            // The code will throw any errors to the user.
            await this.rss.fetchAndParseFeed(this.url);
        },
    },
    async run() {
        const items = await this.rss.fetchAndParseFeed(this.url);
        this.rss.sortItems(items).forEach((item) => {
            const meta = this.generateMeta(item);
            this.$emit(item, meta);
        });
    },
});

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.
timer$.interface.timer

How often you want to poll the feed for new items

Feed URLurlstring

Enter the URL for any public RSS feed

Trigger Authentication

The RSS API does not require authentication.

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Action

Description:Follow a user specified by ID or screen name parameter. [See the docs here](https://developer.twitter.com/en/docs/twitter-api/v1/accounts-and-users/follow-search-get-users/api-reference/post-friendships-create)
Version:0.0.1
Key:twitter-follow-user

Action Code

import twitter from "../../twitter.app.mjs";
import { ConfigurationError } from "@pipedream/platform";

export default {
  key: "twitter-follow-user",
  name: "Follow User",
  description: "Follow a user specified by ID or screen name parameter. [See the docs here](https://developer.twitter.com/en/docs/twitter-api/v1/accounts-and-users/follow-search-get-users/api-reference/post-friendships-create)",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    twitter,
    userId: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "userId",
      ],
      optional: true,
    },
    screenName: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "screenName",
      ],
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const {
      userId,
      screenName,
    } = this;

    if (!userId && !screenName) {
      throw new ConfigurationError("This action requires either User ID or Screen Name. Please enter one or the other above.");
    }

    const params = {
      user_id: userId,
      screen_name: screenName,
    };
    const response = await this.twitter.followUser({
      params,
      $,
    });
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully followed user @${response.screen_name}`);
    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
TwittertwitterappThis component uses the Twitter app.
User IDuserIdstring

The numerical ID of the user to lookup

Screen NamescreenNamestring

The screen name of the user (e.g., pipedream)

Action Authentication

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

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

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