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Amazon DynamoDB + Toggl Integrations

Appy Pie Connect allows you to automate multiple workflows between Amazon DynamoDB and Toggl

About Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service offered by Amazon.com as a part of their Amazon Web Services portfolio. Many of the world’s renowned businesses and enterprises use DynamoDB to support their mission-critical workloads.

About Toggl

Toggl is the best time tracker for teams and businesses. Whether you want to track your own time or you manage a team of employees, Toggl make it easy.

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Best Amazon DynamoDB and Toggl Integrations

  • Amazon DynamoDB Amazon DynamoDB

    Amazon DynamoDB + Amazon DynamoDB

    Get IP2Location information for IP addresses from new AWS DynamoDB items and store it in a separate table Read More...
    When this happens...
    Amazon DynamoDB New Item
     
    Then do this...
    Amazon DynamoDB Create Item
    Amazon Web Services DynamoDB is a NoSQL database for applications to store and retrieve data, but it doesn't come with geolocation features built-in. That's where this automation comes in. Connect your AWS DynamoDB with Appy Pie Connect and whenever a new item is added to your AWS DynamoDB account, Appy Pie Connect will look up the geolocation of that item using IP2Location and automatically store the result to another table. You can use this automation for any IP on any AWS region.
    How This Integration Works
    • A new item is added to an AWS DynamoDB table
    • Appy Pie Connect sends an IP from it to IP2Location for geolocation query and then automatically add the results to another AWS DynamoDB table
    What You Need
    • AWS DynamoDB
    • IP2Location
  • Amazon DynamoDB Google Sheets

    Toggl + Google Sheets

    Create rows on Google Sheets spreadsheet for new Toggl time entries Read More...
    When this happens...
    Amazon DynamoDB New Time Entry
     
    Then do this...
    Google Sheets Create Spreadsheet Row
    This integration eliminates the need for manual updates if you want your Toggl time entries to be transmitted somewhere else for analysis or reporting. Your time records are automatically added to a Google Sheets spreadsheet. Once you've set up this automation, each new time entry will be added to your spreadsheet as a new row.
    How This Integration Works
    • A new entry is created on Toggl
    • Appy Pie Connect creates a new row on Google Sheets.
    What You Need
    • Toggl account
    • Google Sheets account
  • Amazon DynamoDB Airtable

    Toggl + Airtable

    Add new Toggl time entries to Airtable as records Read More...
    When this happens...
    Amazon DynamoDB New Time Entry
     
    Then do this...
    Airtable Create Record
    To know how much to bill your clients and how productive your team has been, you must keep track of all of your monitored time. Appy Pie Connect can automatically record those Toggl time entries in Airtable alongside the rest of your Airtable data, giving you a comprehensive summary of everything your team has worked on.
    How This Toggl - Airtable Integration Works
    • A new entry is created on Toggl
    • Appy Pie Connect adds that entry to Airtable as a new record.
    What You Need
    • Toggl account
    • Airtable account
  • Amazon DynamoDB Dropbox

    Toggl + Dropbox

    Create folders on Dropbox for new Toggl projects Read More...
    When this happens...
    Amazon DynamoDB New Project
     
    Then do this...
    Dropbox Create Folder
    If you’re getting many files in your Toggl project then you need to manage them appropriately. This connect flow was built to handle that for you. It will trigger whenever you create a new project on Toggl, automatically creating a matching folder on Dropbox so you'll have a place to store important assets from the beginning.
    How This Toggl - Dropbox Integration Works
    • A new project is added on Toggl
    • Appy Pie Connect adds create a new folder on Dropbox.
    What You Need
    • Toggl account
    • Dropbox account
  • Amazon DynamoDB Dropbox

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    Amazon DynamoDB {{item.triggerTitle}}
     
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Connect Amazon DynamoDB + Toggl in easier way

It's easy to connect Amazon DynamoDB + Toggl without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

    Triggers
  • New Item

    Trigger when new item created in table.

  • New Table

    Trigger when new table created.

  • New Client

    Triggers when a new client is created.

  • New Project

    Triggers when new projects are added.

  • New Tag

    Triggers when new tags are created.

  • New Task

    Triggers when new tasks are added (available only for pro workspaces).

  • New Time Entry

    Triggers when a new time entry is added.

  • New Workspace

    Triggers when a new workspace is created.

    Actions
  • Create Item

    Creates new item in table.

  • Create Client

    Creates a new client.

  • Create Project

    Creates a new project.

  • Create Tag

    Creates a new tag.

  • Create Task

    Creates a new task (available only for pro workspaces).

  • Create Time Entry

    Creates a new time entry.

  • Start Time Entry

    Starts a new time entry.

  • Stop Time Entry

    Stops an existing time entry.

How Amazon DynamoDB & Toggl Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Amazon DynamoDB as a trigger app and Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Authenticate Amazon DynamoDB with Appy Pie Connect.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Select Toggl as an action app.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Pick desired action for the selected trigger.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Authenticate Toggl with Appy Pie Connect.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Amazon DynamoDB and Toggl

Amazon DynamoDB is a fast and flexible NoSQL database service. It is a fully managed cloud database and provides a simple web service interface that allows developers to get started without having to deal with the complexity of setup and maintenance of a database cluster.

    What is Amazon DynamoDB?

Amazon DynamoDB is a fast and flexible NoSQL database service. It is a fully managed cloud database and provides a simple web service interface that allows developers to get started without having to deal with the complexity of setup and maintenance of a database cluster.

    What is Toggl?

Toggl is a time tracking software used by more than 1 million users worldwide. The Toggl Chrome extension allows users to track time from anywhere on Google Chrome browser, simply by clicking the icon, and entering the task details.Every time you create a new task in Toggl, the timer will start automatically. The timer will stop when you close the tab or window or when you click the stop button in the extension.Also, there are some features that are not included in this tutorial but still worth mentioning.

1- Integration with Slack. This integration can be used to send notifications in your Slack channel every time you start or stop a timer.2- Integration with Zapier. This integration can be used to connect your Toggl account with other online apps. For example, every time you create a new task in Toggl, it could automatically add an entry in a Google Spreadsheet.3- Integration with Harvest. A similar integration can be used to send data from your Harvest account to Toggl, so you can track time on Harvest too.

This section will cover the integration of Toggl and Amazon DynamoDB step-by-step. In order to do that, first, we will need to connect them together. To do that, we will configure the "Send notifications to Slack" feature in Toggl and set up our DynamoDB stream using AWS Lambda and API Gateway as described below:

1- Set up the "Send notifications to Slack" feature in Toggl:This feature allows you to send notifications to a Slack channel every time you start or stop a timer. First, go to "Your settings", then click on "Integrations" and finally click on "Add an integration". Choose "Slack notifications". You will see an authorization code, which you will use later to connect this integration to your Slack account. After that, go to "Team Settings" and then to "Channel & Emoji". Click on "Add Channel", name it "Toggl Notifications" and copy/paste the authorization code into the corresponding field. Now you can select which channels should be notified every time you add or remove a timer.2- Set up the DynamoDB stream using AWS Lambda and API Gateway:In order to set up your DynamoDB stream, follow these steps:First, open up your AWS Console and click on Services > Lambda . You will see a blue box saying " Create function ". Click on it and then click on "Skip" at the top right corner of the page. Then, enter a name for your function (e.g. Toggl_DynamoDB_Stream . and choose NodeJS as its runtime environment. Then click on "Create function". On the next page, click on "Create trigger" and enter "TOGGL_TRIGGER" as the name for your trigger. Also, choose "CloudWatch Events" as its event source type, select the name of your region for "Event source execution role" and leave the other options as they are. Click on "Next". On the next page, leave all the default options as they are except for one. Click on "Add event source mapping template" at the bottom of the page and enter {"aws:dynamodb". { "tableName". "tasks", "keyConditionExpression". "aws:sourceArn == 'arn:aws:dynamodb:ap-southeast-2:123456789012:table/tasks' }} as its value. Now click on "Next". On the next page, enter {"json":true,"maxItems":5} into "Payload structure" text box and choose "TOGGL_SLACK_CHANNEL" from drop-down menu next to it. Then click on "Next". On the next page, enter {"trigger":"TOGGL_TRIGGER"} into "Filter pattern" text box and choose "TOGGL_SLACK_CHANNEL" from drop-down menu next to it. Then click on "Next". On the next page, enter {"condition". "{"expression". "${body}","} into "Value condition" text box and choose "TOGGL_SLACK_CHANNEL" from drop-down menu next to it. Then click on "Next". On the next page, click on "Publish" at the top right corner of the page and copy/paste the URL into your browser's address bar (e.g. https://dynamo-XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.execute-api.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/dev/stream . Also, copy/paste this URL into your Slack channel so people can read all messages coming from this stream into their Slack channel (e.g. https://hooks.slack.com/services/XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX . You can also customize which fields are being sent into Slack by editing the JSON template file (see below. That's it! Now this stream will connect Toggl with Amazon DynamoDB every time you add or remove a new timer in Toggl. You can now create some tasks in Toggl and watch them being written into your Amazon DynamoDB table!3- Configure the JSON template file:As mentioned above, you can modify which fields are being sent into Slack by editing the JSON template file located at /var/www/html/lambda/toggl_dynamoDB_stream . Each line represents one message sent into Slack, so if you want to send only specific fields into Slack, just use only those lines whose keys match with the fields you want to send into Slack (e.g., if you want to send username , app_name , start_date , end_date , duration , tags and project_id into Slack, delete all other lines starting with // . The format of each line is as follows. <field name> . <data type> <optional . true|false> ; <optional . true|false> <optional . true|false> . Here is an example of how this file looks like for me. // project_id . string true; username . string true; app_name . string true; start_date . string true; end_date . string true; duration . string true; tags . string true; // duration . string false; tags . string false; project_id . string false; username . string false; app_name . string false; start_date . string false; end_date . string false; // tags . array[string] false; project_id . array[string] false; username . array[string] false; app_name . array[string] false; start_date . array[string] false; end_date . array[string] false; // username . string true; app_name . string true; project_id . string true; projectId . number false; tags . array[string] false; userId . number false; // tags . array[string] false; userId . number false; 2- Integration with Zapier:The same procedure described above can be used to integrate Amazon DynamoDB with other online apps such as Zapier . For example, every time you create an item in Amazon DynamoDB table named tasks , Zapier will add an entry in Google Sheets containing information about that specific item such as Project ID , Task Start Date , Task End Date , Duration , Tags and User ID .

The process to integrate Amazon DynamoDB and Toggl may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick solution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.