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Take a Screenshot with Browserless API on New Gist from GitHub API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a GitHub trigger and Browserless 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 Gist trigger
    1. Connect your GitHub account
    2. Configure timer
  3. Configure the Take a Screenshot action
    1. Connect your Browserless account
    2. Configure 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, source-available 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 events when new gists are created by the authenticated user
Version:0.1.6
Key:github-new-gist

Trigger Code

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

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "github-new-gist",
  name: "New Gist",
  description: "Emit new events when new gists are created by the authenticated user",
  version: "0.1.6",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  async run() {
    const gists = await this.github.getGists();

    gists.map((gist) => {
      this.$emit(gist, {
        id: gist.id,
        summary: `New gist ${gist.id}`,
        ts: Date.parse(gist.created_at),
      });
    });
  },
};

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
GitHubgithubappThis component uses the GitHub app.
timer$.interface.timer
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.

Trigger Authentication

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

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

repoadmin:orgadmin:public_keyadmin:org_hookgistprojectnotificationsuserwrite:discussionwrite:packagesread:packagesadmin:repo_hook

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Action

Description:
Version:0.5.1
Key:browserless-take-screenshot

Browserless Overview

Browserless allows you to build websites and applications that can be used
without a web browser. This means that you can create apps that can be used
offline, or that can be used on devices that don't have a web browser
installed.

Some examples of things that you can build using Browserless are:

  • A website that can be used without a web browser
  • An app that can be used offline
  • A app that can be used on devices that don't have a web browser installed

Action Code

// legacy_hash_id: a_oViVKv
import puppeteer from "puppeteer-core";

export default {
  key: "browserless-take-screenshot",
  name: "Take a Screenshot",
  version: "0.5.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    browserless: {
      type: "app",
      app: "browserless",
    },
    url: {
      type: "string",
      label: "URL",
      description: "Enter the URL you'd like to take a screenshot of here",
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const browser = await puppeteer.connect({
      browserWSEndpoint: `wss://chrome.browserless.io?token=${this.browserless.$auth.api_key}`,
    });
    const page = await browser.newPage();

    const { url } = this;
    await page.goto(url);
    const screenshot = await page.screenshot();

    // export the base64-encoded screenshot for use in future steps,
    // along with the image type and filename
    $.export("screenshot", Buffer.from(screenshot, "binary").toString("base64"));
    $.export("type", "png");
    $.export(
      "filename",
      `${url.replace(/[&\/\\#, +()$~%.'":*?<>{}]/g, "_")}-${+new Date()}.${this.type}`,
    );

    await browser.close();
  },
};

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
BrowserlessbrowserlessappThis component uses the Browserless app.
URLurlstring

Enter the URL you'd like to take a screenshot of here

Action Authentication

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

Sign-up for a browserless account, it will create a unique token that allows service interaction.

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