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tRSSInput Standard properties

These properties are used to configure tRSSInput running in the Standard Job framework.

The Standard tRSSInput component belongs to the Internet family.

The component in this framework is available in all Talend products.

Basic settings

Schema and Edit Schema

A schema is a row description, it defines the number of fields to be processed and passed on to the next component.

The tRSSInput component has a read-only schema that is made of four columns: TITLE, DESCRIPTION, PUBDATE, and Link.


Enter the URL for the RSS_Feed to read.

Read articles from

If selected, tRSSInput reads articles on the RSS_Feed from the date set through the [...] button next to the date time field.

Max number of articles

If selected, tRSSInput reads as many articles as the number entered in the max amount field.

Die on error

This check box is selected by default. Clear the check box to skip the row on error and complete the process for error-free rows.

Advanced Settings

Use Socks Proxy Select this check box if you are using a proxy, and in the Proxy host, Proxy port, Proxy username and Proxy password fields displayed, specify the proxy server settings information.
tStatCatcher Statistics Select this check box to gather the Job processing metadata at a Job level as well as at each component level.

Global Variables

Global Variables

ERROR_MESSAGE: the error message generated by the component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string. This variable functions only if the Die on error check box is cleared, if the component has this check box.

NB_LINE: the number of rows read by an input component or transferred to an output component. This is an After variable and it returns an integer.

A Flow variable functions during the execution of a component while an After variable functions after the execution of the component.

To fill up a field or expression with a variable, press Ctrl+Space to access the variable list and choose the variable to use from it.

For more information about variables, see Using contexts and variables.


Usage rule

This component is generally used as an input component. It requires an output component.


Due to license incompatibility, one or more JARs required to use this component are not provided. You can install the missing JARs for this particular component by clicking the Install button on the Component tab view. You can also find out and add all missing JARs easily on the Modules tab in the Integration perspective of Talend Studio. For details, see Installing external modules.

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