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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Google Drive trigger and SWAPI - Star Wars 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 Files (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Google Drive account
    2. Select a Drive
    3. Optional- Configure Watch for changes to file properties
    4. Configure Push notification renewal schedule
    5. Optional- Select one or more Folders
  3. Configure the Get Film action
    1. Connect your SWAPI - Star Wars account
    2. Select a film
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger


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Description:Emits a new event any time a new file is added in your linked Google Drive

Trigger Code

const common = require("../common-webhook.js");
const {
} = require("../../constants");

module.exports = {
  key: "google_drive-new-files-instant",
  name: "New Files (Instant)",
    "Emits a new event any time a new file is added in your linked Google Drive",
  version: "0.0.8",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    folders: {
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Folders",
        "(Optional) The folders you want to watch for changes. Leave blank to watch for any new file in the Drive.",
      optional: true,
      default: [],
      options({ prevContext }) {
        const { nextPageToken } = prevContext;
        const baseOpts = {
          q: "mimeType = 'application/vnd.google-apps.folder'",
        const opts = this.isMyDrive()
          ? baseOpts
          : {
            corpora: "drive",
            driveId: this.getDriveId(),
            includeItemsFromAllDrives: true,
            supportsAllDrives: true,
        return this.googleDrive.listFilesOptions(nextPageToken, opts);
  hooks: {
    async activate() {
      await common.hooks.activate.bind(this)();
  methods: {
    _getLastFileCreatedTime() {
      return this.db.get("lastFileCreatedTime");
    _setLastFileCreatedTime(lastFileCreatedTime) {
      this.db.set("lastFileCreatedTime", lastFileCreatedTime);
    shouldProcess(file) {
      const watchedFolders = new Set(this.folders);
      return (
        watchedFolders.size == 0 ||
        (file.parents && file.parents.some((p) => watchedFolders.has(p)))
    getUpdateTypes() {
      return [
    async processChanges(changedFiles) {
      const lastFileCreatedTime = this._getLastFileCreatedTime();
      let maxCreatedTime = lastFileCreatedTime;

      for (const file of changedFiles) {
        const fileInfo = await this.googleDrive.getFile(file.id);
        const createdTime = Date.parse(fileInfo.createdTime);
        if (
          !this.shouldProcess(fileInfo) ||
          createdTime < lastFileCreatedTime
        ) {

        this.$emit(fileInfo, {
          summary: `New File ID: ${file.id}`,
          id: file.id,
          ts: createdTime,

        maxCreatedTime = Math.max(createdTime, maxCreatedTime);

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.
Google DrivegoogleDriveappThis component uses the Google Drive app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
N/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
DrivedrivestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Watch for changes to file propertieswatchForPropertiesChangesboolean

Watch for changes to file properties
in addition to changes to content. Defaults to false, watching for only changes to content.

Push notification renewal scheduletimer$.interface.timer

The Google Drive API requires occasional renewal of push notification subscriptions. This runs in the background, so you should not need to modify this schedule.

Foldersfoldersstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.

Trigger Authentication

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

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


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Action Code

const swapi = require('../../swapi.app.js')
const axios = require('axios')

module.exports = {
  key: "swapi-get-film",
  name: "Get Film",
  version: "0.0.12",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    film: { propDefinition: [swapi, "film"] },
  async run() {
    return (await axios({
      url: `https://swapi.dev/api/films/${this.film}`

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.

SWAPI - Star WarsswapiappThis component uses the SWAPI - Star Wars app.
filmfilmstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Action Authentication

The SWAPI - Star Wars API does not require authentication.

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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.