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Simple Search with Twitter APIon New Videos by Username from YouTube (Data API) API

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New Videos by Username from the YouTube (Data API) API
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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a YouTube (Data API) trigger and Twitter 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 Videos by Username trigger
    1. Connect your YouTube (Data API) account
    2. Configure timer
    3. Configure Username
  3. Configure the Simple Search action
    1. Connect your Twitter account
    2. Configure Search Term
    3. Optional- Select a Result Type
    4. Optional- Select a Retweets
    5. Optional- Select a Replies
  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 for each new Youtube video tied to a username.
Version:0.0.2
Key:youtube-new-videos-by-username

Trigger Code

const common = require("../common.js");

module.exports = {
  ...common,
  key: "youtube-new-videos-by-username",
  name: "New Videos by Username",
  description: "Emits an event for each new Youtube video tied to a username.",
  version: "0.0.2",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    username: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Username",
      description: "Search for new videos uploaded by the YouTube Username.",
    },
  },
  hooks: {
    ...common.hooks,
    async deploy() {
      const channelIds = await this.getChannelIds();

      const params = {
        ...this._getBaseParams(),
        maxResults: 10,
      };

      const lastPublished = await this.loopThroughChannels(channelIds, params);

      if (lastPublished) this._setPublishedAfter(lastPublished);
      else this._setPublishedAfter(new Date());
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    getParams(channelId) {
      return {
        channelId,
      };
    },
    async getChannelIds() {
      const channelParams = {
        part: "id",
        forUsername: this.username,
      };
      const channels = (await this.youtube.getChannels(channelParams)).data;
      const channelIds = channels.items.map((channel) => {
        return channel.id;
      });
      return channelIds;
    },
    async loopThroughChannels(channelIds, baseParams) {
      let lastPublished;
      for (const channelId of channelIds) {
        const params = {
          ...baseParams,
          ...this.getParams(channelId),
        };
        const lastPublishedInChannel = await this.paginateVideos(params);
        if (
          !lastPublished ||
          Date.parse(lastPublishedInChannel) > Date.parse(lastPublished)
        )
          lastPublished = lastPublishedInChannel;
      }
      return lastPublished;
    },
  },
  async run(event) {
    let publishedAfter = this._getPublishedAfter();
    const channelIds = await this.getChannelIds();

    const params = {
      ...this._getBaseParams(),
      publishedAfter,
    };

    const lastPublished = await this.loopThroughChannels(channelIds, params);
    if (lastPublished) this._setPublishedAfter(lastPublished);
  },
};

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
YouTube (Data API)youtubeappThis component uses the YouTube (Data API) app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
timer$.interface.timer
Usernameusernamestring

Search for new videos uploaded by the YouTube Username.

Trigger Authentication

YouTube (Data API) uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your YouTube (Data API) account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into YouTube (Data 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 YouTube (Data API) API.

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

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/youtube.readonlyhttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/youtube.uploadhttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/youtube

About YouTube (Data API)

Online video platform

Action

Description:Return Tweets that matches your search criteria
Version:0.0.6
Key:twitter-simple-search

Action Code

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

module.exports = {
  key: "twitter-simple-search",
  name: "Simple Search",
  description: "Return Tweets that matches your search criteria",
  version: "0.0.6",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    twitter,
    q: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "q",
      ],
    },
    result_type: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "result_type",
      ],
    },
    includeRetweets: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "includeRetweets",
      ],
    },
    includeReplies: {
      propDefinition: [
        twitter,
        "includeReplies",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const {
      result_type: resultType,
      enrichTweets,
      includeReplies,
      includeRetweets,
      maxRequests,
      count,
    } = this;
    let q = this.q, limitFirstPage;

    limitFirstPage = true;

    // run paginated search
    return await this.twitter.paginatedSearch({
      q,
      result_type: resultType,
      enrichTweets,
      includeReplies,
      includeRetweets,
      maxRequests,
      count,
      limitFirstPage,
    });
  },
};

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
TwittertwitterappThis component uses the Twitter app.
Search Termqstring

Search for keywords star wars, screen names @starwars, or hashtags #starwars. You can also use Twitter's standard search operators.

Result Typeresult_typestringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Recent", "value": "recent" }{ "label": "Popular", "value": "popular" }{ "label": "Mixed", "value": "mixed" }
RetweetsincludeRetweetsstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Include", "value": "include" }{ "label": "Exclude", "value": "exclude" }{ "label": "Only include retweets", "value": "filter" }
RepliesincludeRepliesstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Include", "value": "include" }{ "label": "Exclude", "value": "exclude" }{ "label": "Only include replies", "value": "filter" }

Action Authentication

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

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

About Twitter

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