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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Google Drive trigger and Slack 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 Files (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Google Drive account
    2. Select a Drive
    3. Optional- Configure Watch for changes to file properties
    4. Configure Push notification renewal schedule
    5. Optional- Select one or more Folders
  3. Configure the Send Message to a Private Channel action
    1. Connect your Slack account
    2. Select a Channel
    3. Configure Text
    4. Optional- Configure Send as User
    5. Optional- Configure Bot Username
    6. Optional- Configure Icon (emoji)
    7. Optional- Configure Icon (image URL)
  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:Emits a new event any time a new file is added in your linked Google Drive
Version:0.0.8
Key:google_drive-new-files-instant

Trigger Code

const common = require("../common-webhook.js");
const {
  GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_ADD,
  GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_CHANGE,
} = require("../../constants");

module.exports = {
  ...common,
  key: "google_drive-new-files-instant",
  name: "New Files (Instant)",
  description:
    "Emits a new event any time a new file is added in your linked Google Drive",
  version: "0.0.8",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    folders: {
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Folders",
      description:
        "(Optional) The folders you want to watch for changes. Leave blank to watch for any new file in the Drive.",
      optional: true,
      default: [],
      options({ prevContext }) {
        const { nextPageToken } = prevContext;
        const baseOpts = {
          q: "mimeType = 'application/vnd.google-apps.folder'",
        };
        const opts = this.isMyDrive()
          ? baseOpts
          : {
            ...baseOpts,
            corpora: "drive",
            driveId: this.getDriveId(),
            includeItemsFromAllDrives: true,
            supportsAllDrives: true,
          };
        return this.googleDrive.listFilesOptions(nextPageToken, opts);
      },
    },
  },
  hooks: {
    ...common.hooks,
    async activate() {
      await common.hooks.activate.bind(this)();
      this._setLastFileCreatedTime(Date.now());
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    _getLastFileCreatedTime() {
      return this.db.get("lastFileCreatedTime");
    },
    _setLastFileCreatedTime(lastFileCreatedTime) {
      this.db.set("lastFileCreatedTime", lastFileCreatedTime);
    },
    shouldProcess(file) {
      const watchedFolders = new Set(this.folders);
      return (
        watchedFolders.size == 0 ||
        (file.parents && file.parents.some((p) => watchedFolders.has(p)))
      );
    },
    getUpdateTypes() {
      return [
        GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_ADD,
        GOOGLE_DRIVE_NOTIFICATION_CHANGE,
      ];
    },
    async processChanges(changedFiles) {
      const lastFileCreatedTime = this._getLastFileCreatedTime();
      let maxCreatedTime = lastFileCreatedTime;

      for (const file of changedFiles) {
        const fileInfo = await this.googleDrive.getFile(file.id);
        const createdTime = Date.parse(fileInfo.createdTime);
        if (
          !this.shouldProcess(fileInfo) ||
          createdTime < lastFileCreatedTime
        ) {
          continue;
        }

        this.$emit(fileInfo, {
          summary: `New File ID: ${file.id}`,
          id: file.id,
          ts: createdTime,
        });

        maxCreatedTime = Math.max(createdTime, maxCreatedTime);
        this._setLastFileCreatedTime(maxCreatedTime);
      }
    },
  },
};

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 DrivegoogleDriveappThis component uses the Google Drive 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.
DrivedrivestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Watch for changes to file propertieswatchForPropertiesChangesboolean

Watch for changes to file properties
in addition to changes to content. Defaults to false, watching for only changes to content.

Push notification renewal scheduletimer$.interface.timer

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

Foldersfoldersstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.

Trigger Authentication

Google Drive uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Google Drive account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Google Drive 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 Drive API.

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

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

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Action

Description:Send a message to a private channel and customize the name and avatar of the bot that posts the message
Version:0.1.0
Key:slack-send-message-private-channel

Action Code

const slack = require("../../slack.app.js");

module.exports = {
  key: "slack-send-message-private-channel",
  name: "Send Message to a Private Channel",
  description: "Send a message to a private channel and customize the name and avatar of the bot that posts the message",
  version: "0.1.0",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    slack,
    conversation: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "privateChannel",
      ],
    },
    text: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "text",
      ],
    },
    as_user: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "as_user",
      ],
    },
    username: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "username",
      ],
      description: "Optionally customize your bot's username (default is `Pipedream`).",
    },
    icon_emoji: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "icon_emoji",
      ],
      description: "Optionally use an emoji as the bot icon for this message (e.g., `:fire:`). This value overrides `icon_url` if both are provided.",
    },
    icon_url: {
      propDefinition: [
        slack,
        "icon_url",
      ],
      description: "Optionally provide an image URL to use as the bot icon for this message.",
    },
  },
  async run() {
    return await this.slack.sdk().chat.postMessage({
      channel: this.conversation,
      text: this.text,
      as_user: this.as_user,
      username: this.username,
      icon_emoji: this.icon_emoji,
      icon_url: this.icon_url,
    });
  },
};

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
SlackslackappThis component uses the Slack app.
ChannelconversationstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Texttextstring

Text of the message to send (see Slack's formatting docs). This field is usually required, unless you're providing only attachments instead. Provide no more than 40,000 characters or risk truncation.

Send as Useras_userboolean

Optionally pass TRUE to post the message as the authed user, instead of as a bot. Defaults to FALSE.

Bot Usernameusernamestring

Optionally customize your bot's username (default is Pipedream).

Icon (emoji)icon_emojistring

Optionally use an emoji as the bot icon for this message (e.g., :fire:). This value overrides icon_url if both are provided.

Icon (image URL)icon_urlstring

Optionally provide an image URL to use as the bot icon for this message.

Action Authentication

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

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

calls:readcalls:writechannels:historychannels:readchannels:writednd:readdnd:writeemoji:readfiles:readgroups:historygroups:readgroups:writeim:historyim:readim:writelinks:readlinks:writempim:historympim:readmpim:writepins:readpins:writereactions:readreactions:writereminders:readreminders:writeremote_files:readremote_files:sharestars:readstars:writeteam:readusergroups:readusergroups:writeusers:readusers:read.emailusers:writechat:write:botchat:write:usercommandsfiles:write:userusers.profile:writeusers.profile:read

About Slack

Slack is a channel-based messaging platform. With Slack, people can work together more effectively, connect all their software tools and services, and find the information they need to do their best work — all within a secure, enterprise-grade environment.

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