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Get Values in Range with Google Sheets API on New or Updated Record from Zoho Creator API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Zoho Creator trigger and Google Sheets 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 or Updated Record trigger
    1. Connect your Zoho Creator account
    2. Configure Polling interval
    3. Select a Application
    4. Select a Report
  3. Configure the Get Values in Range action
    1. Connect your Google Sheets account
    2. Optional- Select a Drive
    3. Select a Spreadsheet
    4. Select a Sheet Name
    5. Configure Range
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

This integration uses pre-built, source-available 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 or updated records in a report. The `Modified Time` field must be added as **Grouping** field in the Zoho Creator *record properties* for the **Report** chosen in the dropdown below. See [the grouping help article](https://www.zoho.com/creator/newhelp/reports/display-records-as-groups-list-report.html) and [the docs](https://www.zoho.com/creator/help/api/v2/get-records.html) for more information.
Version:0.0.2
Key:zoho_creator-new-or-updated-record

Zoho Creator Overview

The Zoho Creator API lets you build powerful applications and custom components
quickly, easily, and securely. It's a platform designed to let you quickly
develop custom components and applications, without having to worry about
server-side code or hosting. You can use it to create your own integrated
applications and custom components, and to securely incorporate them into your
existing business applications.

Using the Zoho Creator API, you can create:

  • Custom business applications, such as helpdesks, invoicing, or asset
    management
  • Custom single-page web apps
  • AutonDBS integration
  • Business rules and trigger-based automation
  • Data-driven user interfaces
  • Reporting and data visualizations
  • Custom integrations and plugins
  • Custom API endpoints
  • Third-party API integration
  • Desktop and mobile app support

Trigger Code

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

const { zohoCreator } = common.props;
const { toSingleLineString } = utils;

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "zoho_creator-new-or-updated-record",
  description: toSingleLineString(`
    Emit new or updated records in a report. The \`Modified Time\` field must be added as
    **Grouping** field in the Zoho Creator *record properties* for the **Report** chosen in
    the dropdown below. See [the grouping help
    article](https://www.zoho.com/creator/newhelp/reports/display-records-as-groups-list-report.html)
    and [the docs](https://www.zoho.com/creator/help/api/v2/get-records.html) for more
    information.
  `),
  type: "source",
  name: "New or Updated Record",
  version: "0.0.2",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    reportLinkName: {
      propDefinition: [
        zohoCreator,
        "reportLinkName",
        ({ appLinkName }) => ({
          appLinkName,
        }),
      ],
      description: toSingleLineString(`
        The link name of the target report. The \`Modified Time\` field must be added as a
        **Grouping** field in the Zoho Creator *record properties* for the chosen report. See [the
        grouping help
        article](https://www.zoho.com/creator/newhelp/reports/display-records-as-groups-list-report.html).
      `),
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    getMetadata(record) {
      const id = JSON.stringify(record);
      return {
        id,
        summary: id,
        ts: Date.parse(record[constants.MODIFIED_TIME_FIELD]),
      };
    },
    validateRecord(record) {
      if (!record[constants.MODIFIED_TIME_FIELD]) {
        throw new Error("Record is missing the \"Modified Time\" field. Add the \"Modified Time\" Grouping field in the Zoho Creator record properties for the Report.");
      }
    },
    processEvent(record) {
      this.validateRecord(record);
      this.$emit(record, this.getMetadata(record));
      this.setLastTimestamp(record[constants.MODIFIED_TIME_FIELD]);
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const {
      appLinkName,
      reportLinkName,
    } = this;

    // If last timestamp is not set, use timestamp of 1 day ago
    // to avoid fetching all records on first run of the source
    const lastModifiedTime =
      this.getLastTimestamp()
      ?? await this.zohoCreator.daysAgoString({
        appLinkName,
        days: 1,
      });

    const recordsStream =
      await this.zohoCreator.getRecordsStream({
        appLinkName,
        reportLinkName,
        modifiedTime: lastModifiedTime,
      });

    for await (const record of recordsStream) {
      this.processEvent(record);
    }
  },
};

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
Zoho CreatorzohoCreatorappThis component uses the Zoho Creator app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
Polling intervaltimer$.interface.timer

How often to poll the Zoho Creator API for resources

ApplicationappLinkNamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
ReportreportLinkNamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Trigger Authentication

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

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

ZohoCreator.form.CREATEZohoCreator.report.CREATEZohoCreator.report.READZohoCreator.report.UPDATEZohoCreator.report.DELETEZohoCreator.meta.form.READZohoCreator.meta.application.READZohoCreator.dashboard.READZohoCreator.bulk.CREATEZohoCreator.bulk.READ

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Action

Description:Get values from a range of cells using A1 notation.
Version:0.0.8
Key:google_sheets-get-values-in-range

Google Sheets Overview

Some examples of things you can build using the Google Sheets API include:

  • A web app that lets users input data into a Google Sheet
  • A script that automatically updates a Google Sheet with data from another
    source
  • A tool that generates graphs and charts from data in a Google Sheet
  • A service that sends data from a Google Sheet to another API or application

Action Code

import googleSheets from "../../google_sheets.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "google_sheets-get-values-in-range",
  name: "Get Values in Range",
  description: "Get values from a range of cells using A1 notation.",
  version: "0.0.8",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    googleSheets,
    drive: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleSheets,
        "watchedDrive",
      ],
    },
    sheetId: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleSheets,
        "sheetID",
        (c) => ({
          driveId: googleSheets.methods.getDriveId(c.drive),
        }),
      ],
    },
    sheetName: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleSheets,
        "sheetName",
        (c) => ({
          sheetId: c.sheetId,
        }),
      ],
    },
    range: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleSheets,
        "range",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const sheets = this.googleSheets.sheets();

    return (await sheets.spreadsheets.values.get({
      spreadsheetId: this.sheetId,
      range: `${this.sheetName}!${this.range}`,
    })).data.values;
  },
};

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
Google SheetsgoogleSheetsappThis component uses the Google Sheets app.
DrivedrivestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
SpreadsheetsheetIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Sheet NamesheetNamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Rangerangestring

The A1 notation of the values to retrieve. E.g., A1:E5

Action Authentication

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

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

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/drive

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