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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Slack trigger and RingCentral 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 Message In Channels (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Slack account
    2. Optional- Select one or more Channels
    3. Configure slackApphook
    4. Optional- Configure Resolve Names
    5. Optional- Configure Ignore Bots
    6. Optional- Configure Ignore replies in threads
  3. Configure the Make CallOut action
    1. Connect your RingCentral account
    2. Configure Account ID
    3. Select a Device
    4. Optional- Configure Phone Number
    5. Optional- Configure Extension Number
  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 event when a new message is posted to one or more channels
Version:1.0.14
Key:slack-new-message-in-channels

Slack Overview

The Pipedream Slack app enables you to build event-driven workflows that interact with the Slack API. When you authorize the Pipedream app's access to your workspace, you can use Pipedream workflows to perform common Slack actions, or write your own code against the Slack API.

The Pipedream Slack app is not a typical app. You don't interact with it directly as a bot, and it doesn't add custom functionality to your workspace out of the box. It just makes it easier to automate anything you'd typically use the Slack API for, using Pipedream workflows.

Here are some examples of automations you can build with Pipedream on Slack:

  • Automate posting updates to your team channel
  • Create a bot to answer common questions
  • Integrate with your existing tools and services
  • Build a custom dashboard to track your team's progress
  • Create a bot to handle scheduling and meeting requests
  • And much more!

Should I use the Slack or Slack Bot app on Pipedream?

The Slack app is the easiest and most convienent option to get started. It installs the official Pipedream bot into your Slack workspace with just a few clicks.

However, if you'd like to use your own bot registered with the Slack API, you can use the Slack Bot app instead.

The Slack Bot requires a bot token to allow your Pipedream workflows to authenticate as your bot. The extra set up steps allow you to list your custom bot on the Slack Marketplace, or install the bot on other workspaces as your bot's name instead of as Pipedream.

Trigger Code

import common from "../common/base.mjs";
import sampleEmit from "./test-event.mjs";
import constants from "../common/constants.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "slack-new-message-in-channels",
  name: "New Message In Channels (Instant)",
  version: "1.0.14",
  description: "Emit new event when a new message is posted to one or more channels",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    conversations: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "conversation",
      ],
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Channels",
      description: "Select one or more channels to monitor for new messages.",
      optional: true,
    },
    // eslint-disable-next-line pipedream/props-description,pipedream/props-label
    slackApphook: {
      type: "$.interface.apphook",
      appProp: "slack",
      async eventNames() {
        return this.conversations || [
          "message",
        ];
      },
    },
    resolveNames: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "resolveNames",
      ],
    },
    ignoreBot: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "ignoreBot",
      ],
    },
    ignoreThreads: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Ignore replies in threads",
      description: "Ignore replies to messages in threads",
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    getSummary() {
      return "New message in channel";
    },
    async processEvent(event) {
      if (event.type !== "message") {
        console.log(`Ignoring event with unexpected type "${event.type}"`);
        return;
      }
      if (event.subtype && !constants.ALLOWED_MESSAGE_IN_CHANNEL_SUBTYPES.includes(event.subtype)) {
        // This source is designed to just emit an event for each new message received.
        // Due to inconsistencies with the shape of message_changed and message_deleted
        // events, we are ignoring them for now. If you want to handle these types of
        // events, feel free to change this code!!
        console.log("Ignoring message with subtype.");
        return;
      }
      if ((this.ignoreBot) && (event.subtype == "bot_message" || event.bot_id)) {
        return;
      }
      console.log(event.s);
      // There is no thread message type only the thread_ts field
      // indicates if the message is part of a thread in the event.
      if (this.ignoreThreads && event.thread_ts) {
        console.log("Ignoring reply in thread");
        return;
      }
      if (this.resolveNames) {
        if (event.user) {
          event.user_id = event.user;
          event.user = await this.getUserName(event.user);
        } else if (event.bot_id) {
          event.bot = await this.getBotName(event.bot_id);
        }
        event.channel_id = event.channel;
        event.channel = await this.getConversationName(event.channel);
        if (event.team) {
          event.team_id = event.team;
          event.team = await this.getTeamName(event.team);
        }
      }
      return event;
    },
  },
  sampleEmit,
};

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
SlackslackappThis component uses the Slack app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
Channelsconversationsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
slackApphook$.interface.apphook
Resolve NamesresolveNamesboolean

Instead of returning channel, team, and user as IDs, return their human-readable names.

Ignore BotsignoreBotboolean

Ignore messages from bots

Ignore replies in threadsignoreThreadsboolean

Ignore replies to messages in threads

Trigger Authentication

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

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

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About Slack

Slack is a channel-based messaging platform. With Slack, people can work together more effectively, connect all their software tools and services, and find the information they need to do their best work — all within a secure, enterprise-grade environment.

Action

Description:Creates a new outbound call out session. See the API docs [here](https://developers.ringcentral.com/api-reference/Call-Control/createCallOutCallSession)
Version:0.4.1
Key:ringcentral-make-callout

RingCentral Overview

RingCentral API is a powerful tool that allows users to build applications and
solutions that make communication easier and more convenient. With RingCentral
API, developers can build communication solutions that include voice and video,
SMS/MMS, Fax, and other features.

With RingCentral API, developers can build:

  • Voice and Video calls with advanced interactions, such as ringback tones,
    call screening, call forwarding, call recording and conference calling.
  • Rich messaging applications leveraging SMS, MMS, and chat functionality.
  • Fax solutions, such as sending and receiving faxes through a web application.
  • Presence and availability services, allowing users to set their status and
    view the status of other users.
  • Automated voice solutions such as voice recognition, voice menus and more.
  • Voice analytics and call quality monitoring.
  • Contact center solutions with the ability to monitor and manage queues.

Action Code

import ringcentral from "../../ringcentral.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "ringcentral-make-callout",
  name: "Make  CallOut",
  description: "Creates a new outbound call out session. See the API docs [here](https://developers.ringcentral.com/api-reference/Call-Control/createCallOutCallSession)",
  version: "0.4.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    ringcentral,
    accountId: {
      propDefinition: [
        ringcentral,
        "accountId",
      ],
    },
    deviceId: {
      propDefinition: [
        ringcentral,
        "deviceId",
      ],
      description: "Instance id of the caller. It corresponds to the 1st leg of the CallOut call.",
    },
    phoneNumber: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Phone Number",
      description: "Phone number of the called party. This number corresponds to the 2nd leg of a CallOut call. Phone number in [E.164 format](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E.164#Numbering_formats). e.g. `+16502223366`. If you set a **Phone Number** then don't set an **Extension Number**.",
      optional: true,
    },
    extensionNumber: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Extension Number",
      description: "Extension number of the called party. e.g. (`103`). If you set an **Extension Number** then don't set a **Phone Number**.",
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const {
      accountId,
      deviceId,
      phoneNumber,
      extensionNumber,
    } = this;

    const response =
      await this.ringcentral.makeCallOut({
        $,
        accountId,
        data: {
          from: {
            deviceId,
          },
          to: {
            phoneNumber,
            extensionNumber,
          },
        },
      });

    $.export("$summary", `CallOut successfully created with ID ${response.id}`);

    return response;
  },
};

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
RingCentralringcentralappThis component uses the RingCentral app.
Account IDaccountIdstring

Internal identifier of a RingCentral account or tilde (~) to indicate the account logged-in within the current session.

DevicedeviceIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Phone NumberphoneNumberstring

Phone number of the called party. This number corresponds to the 2nd leg of a CallOut call. Phone number in E.164 format. e.g. +16502223366. If you set a Phone Number then don't set an Extension Number.

Extension NumberextensionNumberstring

Extension number of the called party. e.g. (103). If you set an Extension Number then don't set a Phone Number.

Action Authentication

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

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

About RingCentral

Business communications platform

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