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Get Film with the SWAPI - Star Wars API
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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Discourse 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 Users trigger
    1. Connect your Discourse account
  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

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:Emits an event every time a new user is created on your instance
Version:0.1.0
Key:disourse-new-users

Trigger Code

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

export default {
  name: "New Users",
  key: "disourse-new-users",
  version: "0.1.0",
  type: "source",
  description:
    "Emits an event every time a new user is created on your instance",
  ...common,
  hooks: {
    ...common.hooks,
    async deploy() {
      const users = await this.discourse.listUsers();
      for (const user of users.slice(0, 10)) {
        this.$emit(user, this.generateMeta(user));
      }
    },
    async activate() {
      await this.activate({
        web_hook_event_type_ids: [
          "3",
        ], // https://github.com/discourse/discourse/blob/master/app/models/web_hook_event_type.rb#L6
      });
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    generateMeta(user) {
      const {
        id,
        name: summary,
        created_at: createdAt,
      } = user;
      return {
        id,
        summary,
        ts: +new Date(createdAt),
      };
    },
  },
  async run(event) {
    this.validateEventAndEmit(event, "user_created", "user");
  },
};

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/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
DiscoursediscourseappThis component uses the Discourse app.

Trigger Authentication

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

For domain, enter the hostname, without the protocol, that you'd use in this API call: https://[domain]/admin/users/list/active.json. For example: example.com.

If you host Discourse on a subfolder (for example: https://pipedream.com/community), enter the subfolder as a part of the domain (pipedream.com/community).

Create an API key in your Admin panel, and enter the associated api_username and api_key.

About Discourse

Conversation platform

Action

Description:
Version:0.0.12
Key:swapi-get-film

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: {
    swapi,
    film: { propDefinition: [swapi, "film"] },
  },
  async run() {
    return (await axios({
      url: `https://swapi.dev/api/films/${this.film}`
    })).data
  },
}

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
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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Queue up to 10,000 events per workfow and manage the concurrency and rate at which workflows are triggered.

Process large payloads up to 5 terabytes
Process large payloads up to 5 terabytes

Large file support enables you to trigger workflows with any data (e.g., large JSON files, images and videos) up to 5 terabytes.

Return custom responses to HTTP requests
Return custom responses to HTTP requests

Return any JSON-serializable response from an HTTP triggered workflow using $respond().

Use most npm packages
Use most npm packages

To use any npm package, just require() it -- there's no npm install or package.json required.

Maintain state between executions
Maintain state between executions

Use $checkpoint to save state in one workflow invocation and read it the next time your workflow runs.

Pass data between steps
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.