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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a MySQL 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 Row trigger
    1. Connect your MySQL account
    2. Configure timer
    3. Select a Table
    4. Optional- Select a Column
  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


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.

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Description:Emits an event when you add a new row to a table

Trigger Code

const common = require("../common.js");

module.exports = {
  key: "mysql-new-row",
  name: "New Row",
  description: "Emits an event when you add a new row to a table",
  version: "0.0.1",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    db: "$.service.db",
    table: { propDefinition: [common.props.mysql, "table"] },
    column: {
      propDefinition: [
        (c) => ({ table: c.table }),
      optional: true,
  hooks: {
    /** If column prop is left blank, get the table's primary key to use for ordering and deduping. */
    async deploy() {
      const connection = await this.mysql.getConnection();
      let column = this.column;
      if (!column) {
        const keyData = await this.mysql.getPrimaryKey(connection, this.table);
        column = keyData[0].Column_name;

      await this.listTopRows(connection, column);
      await this.mysql.closeConnection(connection);
  methods: {
    _getColumn() {
      return this.db.get("column");
    _setColumn(column) {
      this.db.set("column", column);
    async listResults(connection) {
      const column = this._getColumn();
      await this.listRowResults(connection, column);
    iterateAndEmitEvents(rows) {
      const column = this._getColumn();
      for (const row of rows) {
        const meta = this.generateMeta(row, column);
        this.$emit(row, meta);
    generateMeta(row, column) {
      return {
        id: row[column],
        summary: `New Row Added ${column}: ${row[column]}`,
        ts: Date.now(),

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.
MySQLmysqlappThis component uses the MySQL app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
TabletablestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
ColumncolumnstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Trigger Authentication

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

MySQL documentation has a Quickstart Guide.

About MySQL

Open-source relational database



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.

About SWAPI - Star Wars

The Star Wars API

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