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Get Record with Airtable APIon Event Start from Google Calendar API

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Event Start from the Google Calendar API
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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Google Calendar trigger and Airtable 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 Event Start trigger
    1. Connect your Google Calendar account
    2. Select a Calendar ID
    3. Configure timer
  3. Configure the Get Record action
    1. Connect your Airtable account
    2. Configure baseId
    3. Configure tableId
    4. Configure Record ID
  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 a specified time before an event starts
Version:0.1.0
Key:google_calendar-event-start

Trigger Code

import googleCalendar from "../../google_calendar.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "google_calendar-event-start",
  name: "Event Start",
  description: "Emits a specified time before an event starts",
  version: "0.1.0",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique", // Dedupe events based on the Google Calendar event ID
  props: {
    googleCalendar,
    calendarId: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleCalendar,
        "calendarId",
      ],
    },
    timer: {
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: 5 * 60, // five minutes
      },
    },
  },
  async run(event) {
    const intervalMs = 1000 * (event.interval_seconds || 300); // fall through to default for manual testing
    const now = new Date();

    const timeMin = now.toISOString();
    const timeMax = new Date(now.getTime() + intervalMs).toISOString();

    const config = {
      calendarId: this.calendarId,
      timeMax,
      timeMin,
      singleEvents: true,
      orderBy: "startTime",
    };
    const { items: events } = await this.googleCalendar.listEvents(config);

    if (Array.isArray(events)) {
      for (const event of events) {
        const eventStart = event?.start?.dateTime;
        const start = new Date(eventStart);
        const msFromStart = start.getTime() - now.getTime();
        if (eventStart && msFromStart > 0 && msFromStart < intervalMs) {
          const {
            summary,
            id,
          } = event;
          this.$emit(event, {
            summary,
            id,
            ts: +new Date(event.start.dateTime),
          });
        }
      }
    } else {
      console.log("nothing to emit");
    }
  },
};

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
Google CalendargoogleCalendarappThis component uses the Google Calendar app.
Calendar IDcalendarIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
timer$.interface.timer

Trigger Authentication

Google Calendar uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Google Calendar account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Google Calendar 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 Calendar API.

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

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/calendar.eventshttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/calendar.readonlyhttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/calendar.settings.readonly

About Google Calendar

Scheduling calendar service developed by Google

Action

Description:Get a record from a table by record ID.
Version:0.1.0
Key:airtable-get-record

Action Code

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

module.exports = {
  key: "airtable-get-record",
  name: "Get Record",
  description: "Get a record from a table by record ID.",
  version: "0.1.0",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    recordId: {
      propDefinition: [
        airtable,
        "recordId",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run() {
    this.airtable.validateRecordID(this.recordId);
    const base = this.airtable.base(this.baseId);
    try {
      return await base(this.tableId).find(this.recordId);
    } catch (err) {
      this.airtable.throwFormattedError(err);
    }
  },
};

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
AirtableairtableappThis component uses the Airtable app.
baseIdbaseId$.airtable.baseId
tableIdtableId$.airtable.tableId
Record IDrecordIdstring

Enter a record ID (eg. recxxxxxxx).

Action Authentication

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

Airtable uses simple token-based authentication. To generate or manage your API key, visit your account settings.

get airtable api key

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