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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Dropbox trigger and Discord Webhook 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 Folder trigger
    1. Connect your Dropbox account
    2. Select a Path
    3. Configure Recursive
    4. Configure dropboxApphook
  3. Configure the Send Message action
    1. Connect your Discord Webhook account
    2. Configure Message
    3. Optional- Configure Thread ID
    4. Optional- Configure Username
    5. Optional- Configure Avatar URL
    6. Optional- Configure Include link to workflow
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

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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 when a new folder is created. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.
Version:0.0.10
Key:dropbox-new-folder

Dropbox Overview

With the Dropbox API, you can build a variety of applications that range from
simple file sharing to complex content management systems. Some examples of
what you can build using the Dropbox API include:

  • A file sharing application that allows users to share and sync files across
    devices
  • A content management system that allows users to manage and share files and
    folders
  • A note taking application that allows users to sync notes across devices
  • A task management application that allows users to manage and share tasks and
    files
  • A document management application that allows users to manage and share
    documents and files

Trigger Code

import common from "../common/common.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  dedupe: "unique",
  type: "source",
  key: "dropbox-new-folder",
  name: "New Folder",
  version: "0.0.10",
  description: "Emit new event when a new folder is created. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.",
  hooks: {
    async activate() {
      await this.getHistoricalEvents([
        "folder",
      ]);
      const state = await this.dropbox.initState(this);
      this._setDropboxState(state);
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const state = this._getDropboxState();
    const {
      ret: updates, state: newState,
    } = await this.dropbox.getUpdates(this, state);
    this._setDropboxState(newState);
    for (const update of updates) {
      if (update[".tag"] !== "folder") {
        continue;
      }
      this.$emit(update, this.getMeta(update.id, update.path_display || update.id));
    }
  },
};

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
DropboxdropboxappThis component uses the Dropbox app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
PathpathstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Recursiverecursiveboolean

Also watch sub-directories and their contents.

dropboxApphook$.interface.apphook

Trigger Authentication

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

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

About Dropbox

Dropbox gives you secure access to all your files. Collaborate with friends, family, and coworkers from any device.

Action

Description:Send a simple message to a Discord channel
Version:0.3.1
Key:discord_webhook-send-message

Discord Webhook Overview

With Discord's Webhook API, you can create applications that send messages to
Discord channels automatically. For example, you could create a bot that sends
a message to a channel every time a new blog post is published, or a message to
a channel when someone joins your Discord server.

Here are some ideas for what you could build using the Discord Webhook API:

  • A bot that sends a message to a channel when a new blog post is published
  • A bot that sends a message to a channel when someone joins your Discord
    server
  • A bot that sends a message to a channel when a new product is added to your
    online store

Action Code

import common from "../send-message-common.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "discord_webhook-send-message",
  name: "Send Message",
  description: "Send a simple message to a Discord channel",
  version: "0.3.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const {
      message,
      avatarURL,
      threadID,
      username,
      includeSentViaPipedream,
    } = this;

    try {
      // No interesting data is returned from Discord
      await this.discordWebhook.sendMessage({
        avatarURL,
        threadID,
        username,
        content: includeSentViaPipedream
          ? this.appendPipedreamText(message)
          : message,
      });
      $.export("$summary", "Message sent successfully");
    } catch (err) {
      const unsentMessage = this.getUserInputProps();
      $.export("unsent", unsentMessage);
      throw err;
    }
  },
};

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
Discord WebhookdiscordWebhookappThis component uses the Discord Webhook app.
Messagemessagestring

Enter a simple message up to 2000 characters. This is the most commonly used field. However, it's optional if you pass embed content.

Thread IDthreadIDstring

If provided, the message will be posted to this thread

Usernameusernamestring

Overrides the current username of the webhook

Avatar URLavatarURLstring

If used, it overrides the default avatar of the webhook. Note: Consecutive posts by the same username within 10 minutes of each other will not display updated avatar.

Include link to workflowincludeSentViaPipedreamboolean

Defaults to true, includes a link to this workflow at the end of your Discord message.

Action Authentication

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

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

webhook.incomingemailidentify

About Discord Webhook

Use this app to send messages to a channel using Discord's incoming webhooks

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