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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Discord Bot trigger and Rev.ai 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 Message in Channel trigger
    1. Connect your Discord Bot account
    2. Select a Guild
    3. Select one or more Channels
    4. Optional- Configure Emit messages as a single event
    5. Configure timer
  3. Configure the Submit Transcription Job action
    1. Connect your Rev.ai account
    2. Configure media_url
    3. Optional- Configure skip_diarization
    4. Optional- Configure skip_punctuation
    5. Optional- Configure remove_disfluencies
    6. Optional- Configure filter_profanity
    7. Optional- Configure speaker_channels_count
    8. Optional- Configure delete_after_seconds
    9. Optional- Configure metadata
    10. Optional- Configure callback_url
    11. Optional- Configure phrases
  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 for each message posted to one or more channels
Version:0.0.7
Key:discord_bot-new-message-in-channel

Discord Bot Overview

The Pipedream Discord app enables you to build event-driven workflows that interact with the Discord API. When you authorize the Pipedream app's access to your guilds, you can use Pipedream workflows to perform common Discord actions, or write your own code against the Discord API.

Getting Started

To use the Discord Bot integration, you'll need to create a Discord bot and add that bot to your server(s). Watch the 4 minute video below for a short tutorial:

  1. Create a new Discord Developer Application
  2. Within your new application, create a Bot
  3. Define the permissions you'd like the bot to have access to
  4. Open the OAuth URL generator tool under the OAuth2 menu
  5. Select the bot auth scope
  6. Copy and paste the URL into a new window
  7. Accept the permissions to install the bot on your server

Not sure if you need to use the Discord or the Discord Bot integration for your workflow? Here's are the general similarities and differences:

Discord and Discord Bot actions and triggers can both:

  • Listen to events on Discord channels, guilds, etc.
  • Perform actions like sending messages, managing channels, and members

However the Discord integration will perform actions with the official Pipedream Discord bot.

Using the Discord Bot integration will use a custom bot instead, with it's own name and photo.

New Messages in Channel

Create this source here.

This event source emits events each time a new message is delivered to a Discord channel. By default, it emits an event for every message.

When you create this source, you'll be prompted to connect your Discord Bot token (press Connect Account and then New to add your token). The source will use that token to list the guilds / channels that bot has access to.

We use Discord's API to poll for new messages in this channel once a minute, by default, but you can increase this to run up to once every 15 seconds, if you'd like.

The first time this source runs, it fetches up to the last 100 messages sent to your channel and stores the ID of the last message delivered to that channel. The next time the source runs, it polls your channel for messages sent after that ID.

By default, this event source is configured to emit an event for every new message in the channel. For example, if 5 messages are sent to the channel in one minute, the source will emit 5 events, one for each message. You can set the source to batch the events the source collects and emit them as a single event by setting the Emit messages as a single event parameter to true.

Emit messages as a single event

In this example, the source would emit a single event: an array of 5 messages.

Message content is empty or missing

If you've successfully authenticated your Discord Bot to Pipedream, but the incoming message data including content, embeds and attachments are empty; then your bot needs to apply for access to this messaging data.

At the time of writing, Discord only requires bots in 100 or more servers to apply for this access.

You can request for this approval in the Discord Developer Portal.

Trigger Code

import maxBy from "lodash.maxby";
import common from "../common.mjs";
import { DEFAULT_POLLING_SOURCE_TIMER_INTERVAL } from "@pipedream/platform";

const { discord } = common.props;

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "discord_bot-new-message-in-channel",
  name: "New Message in Channel",
  description: "Emit new event for each message posted to one or more channels",
  type: "source",
  version: "0.0.7",
  dedupe: "unique", // Dedupe events based on the Discord message ID
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    db: "$.service.db",
    channels: {
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Channels",
      description: "The channels you'd like to watch for new messages",
      propDefinition: [
        discord,
        "channelId",
        ({ guildId }) => ({
          guildId,
        }),
      ],
    },
    emitEventsInBatch: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Emit messages as a single event",
      description:
        "If `true`, all messages are emitted as an array, within a single Pipedream event. Defaults to `false`, emitting each Discord message as its own event in Pipedream",
      optional: true,
      default: false,
    },
    timer: {
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: DEFAULT_POLLING_SOURCE_TIMER_INTERVAL,
      },
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    // We store a cursor to the last message ID
    let lastMessageIDs = this._getLastMessageIDs();

    // If this is our first time running this source,
    // get the last N messages, emit them, and checkpoint
    for (const channelId of this.channels) {
      let lastMessageID;
      let messages = [];

      if (!lastMessageID) {
        messages = await this.discord.getMessages({
          $,
          channelId,
          params: {
            limit: 100,
          },
        });

        lastMessageID = messages.length
          ? maxBy(messages, (message) => message.id).id
          : 1;

      } else {
        let newMessages = [];

        do {
          newMessages = await this.discord.getMessages({
            $,
            channelId,
            params: {
              after: lastMessageIDs[channelId],
            },
          });

          messages = messages.concat(newMessages);

          lastMessageID = newMessages.length
            ? maxBy(newMessages, (message) => message.id).id
            : lastMessageIDs[channelId];

        } while (newMessages.length);
      }

      // Set the new high water mark for the last message ID
      // for this channel
      lastMessageIDs[channelId] = lastMessageID;

      if (!messages.length) {
        console.log(`No new messages in channel ${channelId}`);
        return;
      }

      console.log(`${messages.length} new messages in channel ${channelId}`);

      // Batched emits do not take advantage of the built-in deduper
      if (this.emitEventsInBatch) {
        const suffixChar =
          messages.length > 1
            ? "s"
            : "";

        this.$emit(messages, {
          summary: `${messages.length} new message${suffixChar}`,
          id: lastMessageID,
        });

      } else {
        messages.forEach((message) => {
          this.$emit(message, {
            summary: message.content,
            id: message.id, // dedupes events based on this ID
          });
        });
      }
    }

    // Set the last message ID for the next run
    this._setLastMessageIDs(lastMessageIDs);
  },
};

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
Discord BotdiscordappThis component uses the Discord Bot app.
GuildguildIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
Channelschannelsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
Emit messages as a single eventemitEventsInBatchboolean

If true, all messages are emitted as an array, within a single Pipedream event. Defaults to false, emitting each Discord message as its own event in Pipedream

timer$.interface.timer

Trigger Authentication

Discord Bot uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your Discord Bot account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to Discord Bot APIs in both code and no-code steps.

This app allows you to use the Discord API using your own Discord bot. If you don't want to use a custom bot, and you just need to use the Discord API, exit this screen and use the Discord app, instead.


If you want to use your own Discord bot, but haven't created one yet, see these instructions or watch this video. You'll need to add this bot to your server(s) to make successful API requests.

Once you've created your bot, you'll find the Bot token within the Bot section of your app. Enter that token below.

About Discord Bot

Use this app to interact with the Discord API using a bot in your account

Action

Description:Starts an asynchronous job to transcribe speech-to-text for a media file. Add an optional callback URL to invoke when processing is complete.
Version:0.1.1
Key:rev_ai-submit-transcription-job

Action Code

// legacy_hash_id: a_NqiqvY
import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform";

export default {
  key: "rev_ai-submit-transcription-job",
  name: "Submit Transcription Job",
  description: "Starts an asynchronous job to transcribe speech-to-text for a media file. Add an optional callback URL to invoke when processing is complete.",
  version: "0.1.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    rev_ai: {
      type: "app",
      app: "rev_ai",
    },
    media_url: {
      type: "string",
      description: "Direct download media url. Ignored if submitting job from file",
    },
    skip_diarization: {
      type: "boolean",
      description: "Specify if speaker diarization will be skipped by the speech engine",
      optional: true,
    },
    skip_punctuation: {
      type: "boolean",
      description: "Specify if \"punct\" type elements will be skipped by the speech engine. For JSON outputs, this includes removing spaces. For text outputs, words will still be delimited by a space",
      optional: true,
    },
    remove_disfluencies: {
      type: "boolean",
      description: "Currently we only define disfluencies as 'ums' and 'uhs'. When set to true, disfluencies will be not appear in the transcript.",
      optional: true,
    },
    filter_profanity: {
      type: "boolean",
      description: "Enabling this option will filter for approx. 600 profanities, which cover most use cases. If a transcribed word matches a word on this list, then all the characters of that word will be replaced by asterisks except for the first and last character.",
      optional: true,
    },
    speaker_channels_count: {
      type: "integer",
      description: "Use to specify the total number of unique speaker channels in the audio.\n\nGiven the number of audio channels provided, each channel will be transcribed separately and the channel id assigned to the speaker label. The final output will be a combination of all individual channel outputs. Overlapping monologues will have ordering broken by the order in which the first spoken element of each monologue occurs. If speaker_channels_count is greater than the actual channels in the audio, the job will fail with invalid_media.\n\nNote:\n\nThe amount charged will be the duration of the file multiplied by the number of channels specified.\nWhen using speaker_channels_count each channel will be diarized as one speaker, and the value of skip_diarization will be ignored if provided",
      optional: true,
    },
    delete_after_seconds: {
      type: "integer",
      description: "Specify the number of seconds after job completion when job is auto-deleted. It may take up to 2 minutes after the scheduled time for the job to be deleted. The number of seconds provided must range from `0` seconds to `2592000` seconds (30 days).",
      optional: true,
    },
    metadata: {
      type: "string",
      description: "Optional metadata that was provided during submission",
      optional: true,
    },
    callback_url: {
      type: "string",
      description: "Optional callback url to invoke when processing is complete",
      optional: true,
    },
    phrases: {
      type: "any",
      description: "Array of phrases not found in normal dictionary. Add technical jargon, proper nouns and uncommon phrases as strings in this array to add them to the lexicon for this job.\n\nA phrase must contain at least 1 alpha character but may contain any non-numeric character from the Basic Latin set. A phrase can contain up to 12 words. Each word can contain up to 34 characters.",
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const data = {
      "media_url": this.media_url,
      "skip_diarization": this.skip_diarization,
      "skip_punctuation": this.skip_punctuation,
      "remove_disfluencies": this.remove_disfluencies,
      "filter_profanity": this.filter_profanity,
      "speaker_channels_count": this.speaker_channels_count,
      "delete_after_seconds": this.delete_after_seconds,
      "metadata": this.metadata,
      "callback_url": this.callback_url,
    };

    if (this.phrases) {
      data.phrases = {
        "custom_vocabularies": [
          {
            "phrases": this.phrases,
          },
        ],
      };
    }

    return await axios($, {
      url: "https://api.rev.ai/speechtotext/v1/jobs",
      method: "post",
      headers: {
        Authorization: `Bearer ${this.rev_ai.$auth.access_token}`,
      },
      data,
    });
  },
};

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
Rev.airev_aiappThis component uses the Rev.ai app.
media_urlmedia_urlstring

Direct download media url. Ignored if submitting job from file

skip_diarizationskip_diarizationboolean

Specify if speaker diarization will be skipped by the speech engine

skip_punctuationskip_punctuationboolean

Specify if "punct" type elements will be skipped by the speech engine. For JSON outputs, this includes removing spaces. For text outputs, words will still be delimited by a space

remove_disfluenciesremove_disfluenciesboolean

Currently we only define disfluencies as 'ums' and 'uhs'. When set to true, disfluencies will be not appear in the transcript.

filter_profanityfilter_profanityboolean

Enabling this option will filter for approx. 600 profanities, which cover most use cases. If a transcribed word matches a word on this list, then all the characters of that word will be replaced by asterisks except for the first and last character.

speaker_channels_countspeaker_channels_countinteger

Use to specify the total number of unique speaker channels in the audio.

Given the number of audio channels provided, each channel will be transcribed separately and the channel id assigned to the speaker label. The final output will be a combination of all individual channel outputs. Overlapping monologues will have ordering broken by the order in which the first spoken element of each monologue occurs. If speaker_channels_count is greater than the actual channels in the audio, the job will fail with invalid_media.

Note:

The amount charged will be the duration of the file multiplied by the number of channels specified.
When using speaker_channels_count each channel will be diarized as one speaker, and the value of skip_diarization will be ignored if provided

delete_after_secondsdelete_after_secondsinteger

Specify the number of seconds after job completion when job is auto-deleted. It may take up to 2 minutes after the scheduled time for the job to be deleted. The number of seconds provided must range from 0 seconds to 2592000 seconds (30 days).

metadatametadatastring

Optional metadata that was provided during submission

callback_urlcallback_urlstring

Optional callback url to invoke when processing is complete

phrasesphrasesany

Array of phrases not found in normal dictionary. Add technical jargon, proper nouns and uncommon phrases as strings in this array to add them to the lexicon for this job.

A phrase must contain at least 1 alpha character but may contain any non-numeric character from the Basic Latin set. A phrase can contain up to 12 words. Each word can contain up to 34 characters.

Action Authentication

Rev.ai uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your Rev.ai account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to Rev.ai APIs in both code and no-code steps.

Get your access token at https://www.rev.ai/access_token

About Rev.ai

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