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Send Message with Discord Webhook APIon New Folder from Dropbox API

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New Folder from the Dropbox API
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Send Message with the Discord Webhook API
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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
  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 an event when a new folder is created. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.
Version:0.0.4
Key:dropbox-new-folder

Trigger Code

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

module.exports = {
  key: "dropbox-new-folder",
  name: "New Folder",
  version: "0.0.4",
  description:
    "Emits an event when a new folder is created. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.",
  props: {
    dropbox,
    path: { propDefinition: [dropbox, "path"] },
    recursive: { propDefinition: [dropbox, "recursive"] },
    dropboxApphook: {
      type: "$.interface.apphook",
      appProp: "dropbox",
      static: [],
    },
    db: "$.service.db",
  },
  hooks: {
    async activate() {
      await this.dropbox.initState(this);
    },
  },
  async run(event) {
    const updates = await this.dropbox.getUpdates(this);
    for (update of updates) {
      if (update[".tag"] == "folder") {
        this.$emit(update);
      }
    }
  },
};

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.
PathpathstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Recursiverecursiveboolean

Also watch sub-directories and their contents.

dropboxApphook$.interface.apphook
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.

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:0.1.2
Key:discord_webhook-send-message

Action Code

const discordWebhook = require("../../discord_webhook.app.js");

module.exports = {
  key: "discord_webhook-send-message",
  name: "Send Message",
  description: "Send a simple message to a Discord channel",
  version: "0.1.2",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    discordWebhook,
    message: {
      propDefinition: [
        discordWebhook,
        "message",
      ],
    },
    threadID: {
      propDefinition: [
        discordWebhook,
        "threadID",
      ],
    },
    username: {
      propDefinition: [
        discordWebhook,
        "username",
      ],
    },
    avatarURL: {
      propDefinition: [
        discordWebhook,
        "avatarURL",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const {
      avatarURL,
      threadID,
      username,
    } = this;

    // No interesting data is returned from Discord
    await this.discordWebhook.sendMessage({
      avatarURL,
      content: this.message,
      threadID,
      username,
    });
  },
};

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

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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Queue up to 10,000 events per workfow and manage the concurrency and rate at which workflows are triggered.

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Process large payloads up to 5 terabytes

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Return custom responses to HTTP requests

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Use most npm packages

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Maintain state between executions

Use $checkpoint to save state in one workflow invocation and read it the next time your workflow runs.

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Pass data between steps

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