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Run Python Code with Python API on New Object (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 Python 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 Object (Instant, of Selectable Type) trigger
    1. Connect your Salesforce (REST API) account
    2. Select a Object Type
  3. Configure the Run Python Code action
    1. Connect your Python 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, 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 event immediately after an object of arbitrary type (selected as an input parameter by the user) is created
Version:0.1.3
Key:salesforce_rest_api-new-object-instant

Trigger Code

import startCase from "lodash/startCase.js";
import common from "../common-instant.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  type: "source",
  name: "New Object (Instant, of Selectable Type)",
  key: "salesforce_rest_api-new-object-instant",
  description: "Emit new event immediately after an object of arbitrary type (selected as an input parameter by the user) is created",
  version: "0.1.3",
  hooks: {
    ...common.hooks,
    async deploy() {
      const objectType = this.objectType;
      const nameField = await this.salesforce.getNameFieldForObjectType(objectType);
      this.setNameField(nameField);

      // emit hisorical events
      const { recentItems } = await this.salesforce.listSObjectTypeIds(objectType);
      const ids = recentItems.map((item) => item.Id);
      for (const id of ids.slice(-25)) {
        const object = await this.salesforce.getSObject(objectType, id);
        const event = {
          body: {
            "New": object,
            "UserId": id,
          },
        };
        this.processEvent(event);
      }
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    generateMeta(data) {
      const nameField = this.getNameField();
      const { New: newObject } = data.body;
      const {
        CreatedDate: createdDate,
        Id: id,
        [nameField]: name,
      } = newObject;
      const entityType = startCase(this.objectType).toLowerCase();
      const summary = `New ${entityType} created: ${name}`;
      const ts = Date.parse(createdDate);
      return {
        id,
        summary,
        ts,
      };
    },
    getEventType() {
      return "new";
    },
  },
};

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 $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
N/Ahttp$.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.

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)

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Action

Description:Write Python and use any of the 350k+ PyPi packages available. Refer to the [Pipedream Python docs](https://pipedream.com/docs/code/python) to learn more.
Version:0.0.2
Key:python-run-python-code

Action Code

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

export default {
  name: "Run Python Code",
  version: "0.0.2",
  key: "python-run-python-code",
  description: "Write Python and use any of the 350k+ PyPi packages available. Refer to the [Pipedream Python docs](https://pipedream.com/docs/code/python) to learn more.",
  props: {
    python,
  },
  type: "action",
  methods: {},
  async run({
    steps, $,
  }) {
    // Placeholder action for Python code app
  },
};

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
PythonpythonappThis component uses the Python app.

Action Authentication

The Python API does not require authentication.

About Python

Anything you can do in Python can be done in a Pipedream Workflow. This includes using any of the 350,000+ PyPi packages available in your Python powered workflows.

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