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telegram.message() function

telegram.message() is a user-contributed function maintained by the package author.

telegram.message() sends a single message to a Telegram channel using the sendMessage method of the Telegram Bot API.

Function type signature
(
    channel: A,
    text: B,
    token: string,
    ?disableWebPagePreview: C,
    ?parseMode: D,
    ?silent: E,
    ?url: string,
) => int
For more information, see Function type signatures.

Parameters

url

URL of the Telegram bot endpoint. Default is https://api.telegram.org/bot.

token

(Required) Telegram bot token.

channel

(Required) Telegram channel ID.

text

(Required) Message text.

parseMode

Parse mode of the message text. Default is MarkdownV2.

disableWebPagePreview

Disable preview of web links in the sent message. Default is false.

silent

Send message silently. Default is true.

Examples

Send the last reported status to Telegram

import "influxdata/influxdb/secrets"
import "contrib/sranka/telegram"

token = secrets.get(key: "TELEGRAM_TOKEN")

lastReported =
    from(bucket: "example-bucket")
        |> range(start: -1m)
        |> filter(fn: (r) => r._measurement == "statuses")
        |> last()
        |> findRecord(fn: (key) => true, idx: 0)

telegram.message(token: token, channel: "-12345", text: "Disk usage is **${lastReported.status}**.")

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