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Get Film with SWAPI - Star Wars API on New Inventory Update from Vend API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Vend 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 Inventory Update trigger
    1. Connect your Vend account
    2. Select a Event Type
  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:Emit new event for each update on inventory. [See docs here](https://docs.vendhq.com/reference/post-webhooks)

Vend Overview

With the Vend API, you can streamline your customer experience and build
customer loyalty by leveraging customer data, product information and stock

The Vend API can help you create custom checkout experiences for customers that
improve the convenience and speed of their shopping experience. For example,
you can integrate your store’s website with the Vend API to enable customers
the ability to purchase goods directly from your website. You can also power
loyalty programs through the Vend API, allowing customers to earn and redeem
rewards points on purchases.

In addition to connecting customers to your store, the Vend API can also be
used to help streamline product management and stock control. You can use the
Vend API to provide customers information about product availability, pricing,
and delivery options as well as helping you manage stock levels and reordering.

The opportunities are endless with Vend API, here are some examples of products
you can create:

  • Custom checkout experiences
  • Loyalty programs
  • Product catalogs
  • Stock control
  • Reordering automation
  • Delivery options
  • Payment integration
  • Faster checkout process
  • Real-time product updates

Trigger Code

import vend from "../../vend.app.mjs";
import constants from "../common/constants.mjs";

export default {
  name: "New Inventory Update",
  version: "0.0.1",
  key: "vend-inventory-update",
  description: "Emit new event for each update on inventory. [See docs here](https://docs.vendhq.com/reference/post-webhooks)",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    db: "$.service.db",
    http: "$.interface.http",
    eventType: {
      label: "Event Type",
      description: "The type of the event",
      type: "string",
      options: constants.WEBHOOK_EVENT_TYPES,
  methods: {
    _getWebhookId() {
      return this.db.get("webhookId");
    _setWebhookId(webhookId) {
      this.db.set("webhookId", webhookId);
  hooks: {
    async activate() {
      const response = await this.vend.createWebhook({
        url: this.http.endpoint,
        active: true,
        type: this.eventType,

    async deactivate() {
      const webhookId = this._getWebhookId();
      await this.vend.removeWebhook(webhookId);
  async run(event) {
    const { body: { payload } } = event;

    const resource = JSON.parse(payload);

    const ts = new Date();

    this.$emit(resource, {
      id: ts,
      summary: `New event ${this.eventType} (${resource.id}) `,
      ts: ts,

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.
VendvendappThis component uses the Vend app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
N/Ahttp$.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.
Event TypeeventTypestringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Sale Update", "value": "sale.update" }{ "label": "Product Update", "value": "product.update" }{ "label": "Customer Update", "value": "customer.update" }{ "label": "Inventory Update", "value": "inventory.update" }{ "label": "Register Closure Create", "value": "register_closure.create" }{ "label": "Register Closure Update", "value": "register_closure.update" }{ "label": "Consignment Send", "value": "consignment.send" }{ "label": "Consignment Receive", "value": "consignment.receive" }

Trigger Authentication

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

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

About Vend

Retail POS Software


Description:Get a film

SWAPI - Star Wars Overview

The SWAPI (Star Wars API) provides a wealth of data about the Star Wars
universe to build applications. With the SWAPI, developers can access detailed
Star Wars related data about people, planets, films, species and much more.
From web and mobile applications to data analysis, the possibilities are

Here are a few examples of what developers can build using the SWAPI:

  • Create a Star Wars encyclopedia to document the Star Wars universe and its
  • Design a custom interactive map to explore the planets of the Star Wars
  • Analyze the data to uncover patterns and insights about Star Wars films,
    characters, and species.
  • Design a search engine to query Star Wars related data.
  • Create a mobile app that displays information about the characters, films and
    species in the Star Wars universe.
  • Design a live score system specialized in providing stats related to the Star
    Wars films and characters.

Action Code

const swapi = require("../../swapi.app.js");
const axios = require("axios");

module.exports = {
  key: "swapi-get-film",
  name: "Get Film",
  version: "0.0.13",
  description: "Get a film",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    film: {
      propDefinition: [
  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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