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Merge RSS Feeds with RSS APIon Custom Webhook Events from GitHub API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a GitHub trigger and RSS 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 Custom Webhook Events trigger
    1. Connect your GitHub account
    2. Select a Repo
    3. Select one or more Events
  3. Configure the Merge RSS Feeds action
    1. Configure Feeds
    2. Optional- Configure merge
    3. Connect your RSS account
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger


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.


Description:Emit new events of selected types

Trigger Code

const github = require("../../github.app.js");
const common = require("../common-webhook.js");

module.exports = {
  key: "github-custom-events",
  name: "Custom Webhook Events",
    "Emit new events of selected types",
  type: "source",
  version: "0.0.6",
  props: {
    events: {
      propDefinition: [
  dedupe: "unique",
  methods: {
    getEventNames() {
      return this.events;
    generateMeta(data, id) {
      const ts = Date.now();
      return {
        summary: `${data.action} event by ${data.sender.login}`,
    emitEvent(body, id) {
      const meta = this.generateMeta(body, id);
      this.$emit(body, meta);

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.
GitHubgithubappThis component uses the GitHub app.
ReporepoFullNamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
N/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
Eventseventsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu:check_runcheck_suitecode_scanning_alertcommit_commentcontent_referencecreatedeletedeploy_keydeploymentdeployment_statusdiscussiondiscussion_commentforkgithub_app_authorizationgolluminstallationinstallation_repositoriesissue_commentissueslabelmarketplace_purchasemembermembershipmetamilestoneorganizationorg_blockpackagepage_buildpingproject_cardproject_columnprojectpublicpull_requestpull_request_reviewpull_request_review_commentpushreleaserepository_dispatchrepositoryrepository_importrepository_vulnerability_alertsecret_scanning_alertsecurity_advisorysponsorshipstarstatusteamteam_addwatchworkflow_dispatchworkflow_run

Trigger Authentication

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


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Description:Retrieve multiple RSS feeds and return a merged array of items sorted by date.

Action Code

const Parser = require("rss-parser");

module.exports = {
  name: "Merge RSS Feeds",
  description: "Retrieve multiple RSS feeds and return a merged array of items sorted by date.",
  key: "rss-merge-rss-feeds",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    feeds: {
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Feeds",
      description: "The list of RSS feeds you want to parse.",
    merge: {
      type: "boolean",
      optional: true,
      default: true,
      description: "If `true`, all items are returned in a date sorted array. If `false`, each feed is returned as one result in the array.",
    rss: {
      type: "app",
      app: "rss",
  async run() {

	If merge is true, its an array of feed items where each item has a .feed
	property with info on the feed. A bit repetitve. It's sorted by date.

	If merge is false, each array item is an object with:

			feed: info on feed
			items: items
    let result = [];

    let parser = new Parser();
    const requests = this.feeds.map(feed => parser.parseURL(feed));

    const results = await Promise.all(requests);

    for (const feedResult of results) {
      const feed = {
        title: feedResult.title,
        description: feedResult.description,
        lastBuildDate: feedResult.lastBuildDate,
        link: feedResult.link,
        feedUrl: feedResult.feedUrl,

      if (this.merge) {
        feedResult.items.forEach(f => {
          let newItem = f;
          newItem.feed = feed;
      } else {
          items: feedResult.items,



    // now sort by pubDate, if merging of course
    if (this.merge) {
      result = result.sort((a, b) => {
        let aDate = new Date(a.isoDate);
        let bDate = new Date(b.isoDate);
        return bDate - aDate;

    return result;

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.


The list of RSS feeds you want to parse.


If true, all items are returned in a date sorted array. If false, each feed is returned as one result in the array.

RSSrssappThis component uses the RSS app.

Action Authentication

The RSS API does not require authentication.

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