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GET Request with HTTP / Webhook APIon Search Mentions from Twitter API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Twitter trigger and HTTP / Webhook 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 Search Mentions trigger
    1. Connect your Twitter account
    2. Configure Search Term
    3. Optional- Select a Result Type
    4. Optional- Select a Retweets
    5. Optional- Select a Replies
    6. Optional- Select one or more Languages
    7. Optional- Configure Locale
    8. Optional- Configure Geocode
    9. Optional- Configure Enrich Tweets
    10. Optional- Configure Count (advanced)
    11. Optional- Configure Max API Requests per Execution (advanced)
    12. Configure timer
  3. Configure the GET Request action
    1. Connect your HTTP / Webhook account
    2. Configure URL
    3. Optional- Configure Query Parameters
    4. Optional- Configure HTTP Headers
    5. Optional- Configure Basic Auth
  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:Emit new Tweets that matches your search criteria
Version:0.0.5
Key:twitter-search-mentions

Trigger Code

const twitter = require('../../twitter.app.js')
const moment = require('moment')

module.exports = {
  key: "twitter-search-mentions",
  name: "Search Mentions",
  description: "Emit new Tweets that matches your search criteria",
  version: "0.0.5",
  props: {
    db: "$.service.db",
    twitter,
    q: { propDefinition: [twitter, "q"] },
    result_type: { propDefinition: [twitter, "result_type"] },
    includeRetweets: { propDefinition: [twitter, "includeRetweets"] },
    includeReplies: { propDefinition: [twitter, "includeReplies"] },
    lang: { propDefinition: [twitter, "lang"] },
    locale: { propDefinition: [twitter, "locale"] },
    geocode: { propDefinition: [twitter, "geocode"] },
    enrichTweets: { propDefinition: [twitter, "enrichTweets"] },
    count: { propDefinition: [twitter, "count"] },
    maxRequests: { propDefinition: [twitter, "maxRequests"] },
    timer: {
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: 60 * 15,
      },
    },
  },
  async run(event) {
    const since_id = this.db.get("since_id")
    const { lang, locale, geocode, result_type, enrichTweets, includeReplies, includeRetweets, maxRequests, count } = this
    let q = this.q, max_id, limitFirstPage

    if (!since_id) {
      limitFirstPage = true
    } else {
      limitFirstPage = false
    }

    // run paginated search
    const tweets = await this.twitter.paginatedSearch({
      q,
      since_id,
      lang,
      locale,
      geocode,
      result_type,
      enrichTweets,
      includeReplies,
      includeRetweets,
      maxRequests,
      count,
      limitFirstPage,
    })

    // emit array of tweet objects
    if(tweets.length > 0) {
      tweets.sort(function(a, b){return a.id - b.id})

      tweets.forEach(tweet => {
        this.$emit(tweet, {
          ts: moment(tweet.created_at, 'ddd MMM DD HH:mm:ss Z YYYY').valueOf(),
          summary: tweet.full_text || tweet.text,
          id: tweet.id_str,
        })

        if (tweet.id_str > max_id || !max_id) {
          max_id = tweet.id_str
        }
      })
    }
    if (max_id) {
      this.db.set("since_id", max_id)
    }
  },
}

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/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
TwittertwitterappThis component uses the Twitter app.
Search Termqstring

Search for keywords star wars, screen names @starwars, or hashtags #starwars. You can also use Twitter's standard search operators.

Result Typeresult_typestringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Recent", "value": "recent" }{ "label": "Popular", "value": "popular" }{ "label": "Mixed", "value": "mixed" }
RetweetsincludeRetweetsstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Include", "value": "include" }{ "label": "Exclude", "value": "exclude" }{ "label": "Only include retweets", "value": "filter" }
RepliesincludeRepliesstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Include", "value": "include" }{ "label": "Exclude", "value": "exclude" }{ "label": "Only include replies", "value": "filter" }
Languageslangstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
Localelocalestring

Specify the language of the query you are sending (only ja is currently effective). This is intended for language-specific consumers and the default should work in the majority of cases.

Geocodegeocodestring

Returns tweets by users located within a given radius of the given latitude/longitude. The location is preferentially taking from the Geotagging API, but will fall back to their Twitter profile. The parameter value is specified by latitude,longitude,radius, where radius units must be specified as either mi (miles) or km (kilometers). Note that you cannot use the near operator via the API to geocode arbitrary locations; however you can use this geocode parameter to search near geocodes directly.

Enrich TweetsenrichTweetsboolean

Enrich each Tweet with epoch (milliseconds) and ISO 8601 representations of Twitter's created_at timestamp, the Tweet URL, and the profile URL for the author.

Count (advanced)countinteger

The maximum number of tweets to return per API request (up to 100)

Max API Requests per Execution (advanced)maxRequestsinteger

The maximum number of API requests to make per execution (e.g., multiple requests are required to retrieve paginated results). Note: Twitter rate limits API requests per 15 minute interval.

timer$.interface.timer

Trigger Authentication

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

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

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Action

Description:Make an HTTP GET request to any URL. Optionally configure query string parameters, headers and basic auth.
Version:0.1.1
Key:http-get-request

Action Code

import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform";
import http from "../../http.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "http-get-request",
  name: "GET Request",
  description: "Make an HTTP GET request to any URL. Optionally configure query string parameters, headers and basic auth.",
  type: "action",
  version: "0.1.1",
  props: {
    http,
    url: {
      propDefinition: [
        http,
        "url",
      ],
    },
    params: {
      propDefinition: [
        http,
        "params",
      ],
    },
    headers: {
      propDefinition: [
        http,
        "headers",
      ],
    },
    auth: {
      propDefinition: [
        http,
        "auth",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const {
      headers,
      params,
      url,
    } = this;
    const config = {
      url,
      method: "GET",
      params,
      headers,
    };
    if (this.auth) config.auth = this.http.parseAuth(this.auth);
    return await axios($, config);
  },
}
;

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
HTTP / WebhookhttpappThis component uses the HTTP / Webhook app.
URLurlstring

The URL you'd like to send the HTTP request to

Query Parametersparamsobject

Add individual query parameters as key-value pairs or disable structured mode to pass multiple key-value pairs as an object.

HTTP Headersheadersobject

Add individual HTTP headers as key-value pairs or disable structured mode to pass multiple key-value pairs as an object.

Basic Authauthstring

To use HTTP basic authentication, enter a username and password separated by | (e.g., myUsername|myPassword).

Action Authentication

The HTTP / Webhook API does not require authentication.

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