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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Google Sheets 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 Updates (Shared Drive, Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Google Sheets account
    2. Select a Drive
    3. Configure Push notification renewal schedule
    4. Select a Spreadsheet
    5. Select one or more Worksheet(s)
  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 each time a row or cell is updated in a spreadsheet in a shared drive
Version:0.0.1
Key:google_sheets-new-updates-shared-drive

Google Sheets Overview

Some examples of things you can build using the Google Sheets API include:

  • A web app that lets users input data into a Google Sheet
  • A script that automatically updates a Google Sheet with data from another
    source
  • A tool that generates graphs and charts from data in a Google Sheet
  • A service that sends data from a Google Sheet to another API or application

Trigger Code

import httpBase from "../common/http-based/drive.mjs";
import newUpdates from "../common/new-updates.mjs";

export default {
  ...httpBase,
  ...newUpdates,
  key: "google_sheets-new-updates-shared-drive",
  type: "source",
  name: "New Updates (Shared Drive, Instant)",
  description: "Emit new event each time a row or cell is updated in a spreadsheet in a shared drive",
  version: "0.0.1",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    ...httpBase.props,
    ...newUpdates.props,
  },
  methods: {
    ...httpBase.methods,
    ...newUpdates.methods,
  },
};

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
Google SheetsgoogleSheetsappThis component uses the Google Sheets app.
DrivewatchedDrivestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
N/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
Push notification renewal scheduletimer$.interface.timer

The Google Drive API requires occasionally renewal of push notification subscriptions. This runs in the background, so you should not need to modify this schedule.

SpreadsheetsheetIDstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Worksheet(s)worksheetIDsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.

Trigger Authentication

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

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

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/drive

About Google Sheets

With Google Sheets, you can create, edit, and collaborate wherever you are

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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