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Run Node Code with Node API on New Updated Field on Record (Instant, of Selectable Type) from Salesforce (REST API) API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Salesforce (REST API) trigger and Node 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 Updated Field on Record (Instant, of Selectable Type) trigger
    1. Connect your Salesforce (REST API) account
    2. Select a Object Type
    3. Select a Field
    4. Optional- Configure Field Updated to
  3. Configure the Run Node Code action
    1. Connect your Node account
  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 immediately after a field of your choosing is updated on any record of a specified Salesforce object
Version:0.1.2
Key:salesforce_rest_api-updated-field-on-record-instant

Trigger Code

import startCase from "lodash/startCase.js";

import common from "../common-instant.mjs";
const { salesforce } = common.props;

export default {
  ...common,
  type: "source",
  name: "New Updated Field on Record (Instant, of Selectable Type)",
  key: "salesforce_rest_api-updated-field-on-record-instant",
  description: "Emit new event immediately after a field of your choosing is updated on any record of a specified Salesforce object",
  version: "0.1.2",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    field: {
      propDefinition: [
        salesforce,
        "field",
        ({ objectType }) => ({
          objectType,
        }),
      ],
    },
    fieldUpdatedTo: {
      propDefinition: [
        salesforce,
        "fieldUpdatedTo",
      ],
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    isEventRelevant(event) {
      if (!this.fieldUpdatedTo) {
        return true;
      }
      const { New: newObject } = event.body;
      const { [this.field]: newFieldValue } = newObject;
      return !this.fieldUpdatedTo || this.fieldUpdatedTo === newFieldValue;
    },
    generateMeta(data) {
      const nameField = this.getNameField();
      const { New: newObject } = data.body;
      const {
        LastModifiedDate: lastModifiedDate,
        Id: id,
        [nameField]: name,
      } = newObject;
      const entityType = startCase(this.objectType);
      const summary = `${this.field} on ${entityType}: ${name}`;
      const ts = Date.parse(lastModifiedDate);
      const compositeId = `${id}-${ts}`;
      return {
        id: compositeId,
        summary,
        ts,
      };
    },
    processEvent(event) {
      const { body } = event;
      if (!this.isEventRelevant(event)) {
        return;
      }
      const meta = this.generateMeta(event);
      this.$emit(body, meta);
    },
    getEventType() {
      return "updated";
    },
    getFieldsToCheck() {
      return [
        this.field,
      ];
    },
  },
};

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
Salesforce (REST API)salesforceappThis component uses the Salesforce (REST API) app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
N/Ahttp$.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.
Object TypeobjectTypestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
FieldfieldstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Field Updated tofieldUpdatedTostring

If provided, the trigger will only fire when the updated field is an EXACT MATCH (including spacing and casing) to the value you provide in this field

Trigger Authentication

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

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

About Salesforce (REST API)

Web services API for interacting with Salesforce

Action

Description:Write custom Node.js code and use any of the 400k+ npm packages available. Refer to the [Pipedream Node docs](https://pipedream.com/docs/code/nodejs) to learn more.
Version:0.0.2
Key:node-run-node-code

Action Code

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

export default {
  name: "Run Node Code",
  version: "0.0.2",
  key: "node-run-node-code",
  description: "Write custom Node.js code and use any of the 400k+ npm packages available. Refer to the [Pipedream Node docs](https://pipedream.com/docs/code/nodejs) to learn more.",
  props: {
    node,
  },
  type: "action",
  methods: {},
  async run({
    steps, $,
  }) {
    // Return data to use it in future steps
    return steps.trigger.event;
  },
};

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
NodenodeappThis component uses the Node app.

Action Authentication

The Node API does not require authentication.

About Node

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