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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a RSS trigger and Mixpanel 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 Item in Feed trigger
    1. Connect your RSS account
    2. Configure timer
    3. Configure Feed URL
  3. Configure the mixpanel.track action
    1. Connect your Mixpanel account
    2. Configure event_name
    3. Configure distinct_id
    4. Configure properties
  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 items from an RSS feed
Version:1.0.3
Key:rss-new-item-in-feed

Trigger Code

import rss from "../../app/rss.app.mjs";
import { defineSource } from "@pipedream/types";
import rssCommon from "../common/common.mjs";
export default defineSource({
    ...rssCommon,
    key: "rss-new-item-in-feed",
    name: "New Item in Feed",
    description: "Emit new items from an RSS feed",
    version: "1.0.3",
    type: "source",
    dedupe: "unique",
    props: {
        ...rssCommon.props,
        url: {
            propDefinition: [
                rss,
                "url",
            ],
        },
    },
    hooks: {
        async activate() {
            // Try to parse the feed one time to confirm we can fetch and parse.
            // The code will throw any errors to the user.
            await this.rss.fetchAndParseFeed(this.url);
        },
    },
    async run() {
        const items = await this.rss.fetchAndParseFeed(this.url);
        this.rss.sortItems(items).forEach((item) => {
            const meta = this.generateMeta(item);
            this.$emit(item, 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.
LabelPropTypeDescription
RSSrssappThis component uses the RSS app.
timer$.interface.timer

How often you want to poll the feed for new items

Feed URLurlstring

Enter the URL for any public RSS feed

Trigger Authentication

The RSS API does not require authentication.

About RSS

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Action

Description:Send an event to mixpanel
Version:0.3.1
Key:mixpanel-emit-event-to

Action Code

// legacy_hash_id: a_Nqir27
import Mixpanel from "mixpanel";

export default {
  key: "mixpanel-emit-event-to",
  name: "mixpanel.track",
  description: "Send an event to mixpanel",
  version: "0.3.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    mixpanel: {
      type: "app",
      app: "mixpanel",
    },
    event_name: {
      type: "string",
      description: "The name of the event. This can be anything the user does - 'Button Click', 'Sign Up', 'Item Purchased', etc.",
    },
    distinct_id: {
      type: "string",
    },
    properties: {
      type: "object",
      description: "A set of properties to include with the event you're sending. These describe the user who did the event or details about the event itself.",
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const mixpanel = await Mixpanel.init(this.mixpanel.$auth.token, {
      protocol: "https",
    });

    // We purposely separated distinct_id to make it explicit; however, we include it in the return value
    await new Promise((resolve) => mixpanel.track(
      this.event_name,
      Object.assign({
        "distinct_id": this.distinct_id,
      }, this.properties),
      resolve,
    ));

    return Object.assign({
      "distinct_id": this.distinct_id,
    }, this.properties);
  },
};

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
MixpanelmixpanelappThis component uses the Mixpanel app.
event_nameevent_namestring

The name of the event. This can be anything the user does - 'Button Click', 'Sign Up', 'Item Purchased', etc.

distinct_iddistinct_idstring
propertiespropertiesobject

A set of properties to include with the event you're sending. These describe the user who did the event or details about the event itself.

Action Authentication

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

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About Mixpanel

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