Discovering Talend Studio - 8.0

Version
8.0
Language
English (United States)
Product
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Module
Talend Studio
Content
Design and Development > Designing Jobs

Discovering Talend Studio

In this tutorial, discover Talend Studio and its interface, create a project and a simple demo Job.

Creating a Talend Studio project

Creating a project is the first step to using Talend Studio. Projects allow you to better organize your work.

Procedure

  1. Select Create a new project.
  2. Enter a name for your project.

    Example

    TalendDemo
  3. Click Create.
  4. Click Finish.

Results

Your project opens. You are ready to work in Talend Studio.

Talend Studio views

The Talend Studio interface includes several panels called views.

The Repository view lists all project items, such as Jobs (Java ETL programs), Services, code or metadata.

The Designer view is the main view of the Talend Studio in which you can use components to create Jobs.

The Palette view lists all available components, organized in folders.

The Component view displays all parameters to configure a component.

The Run view triggers the execution of a Talend Studio Job, and displays its results in the console window.

Creating a Job

Talend Studio projects contain Jobs. In Jobs, you can build workflows through components, which allow you to complete specific actions.

Before you begin

Select the Integration perspective (Window > Perspective > Integration).

Procedure

  1. In Repository, right-click Job Designs.
  2. Click Create Standard Job.
  3. In the Name field, enter a name.

    Example

    simpleJob
  4. Optional: In the Purpose field, enter a purpose.

    Example

    Display a message
  5. Optional: In the Description field, enter a description.

    Example

    This tutorial uses a component to display a message box with a custom message
    Tip: Enter a Purpose and Description to stay organized.
  6. Click Finish.

Results

The Designer opens an empty Job.

Adding your first component

Talend Studio components allow you to complete specific actions. You can add them to Jobs. You can use the tMsgBox component to display a short message, for example.

Procedure

  1. In the Palette, expand the Misc section.
  2. Drag-and-drop the tMsgBox component on the Designer.
    Creating a Talend Studio Job
  3. Double-click the tMsgBox component.
    1. In the Title field, enter a title.

    Example

    "SimpleJob"
    1. In the Message field, enter a message.

      Example

      "Welcome!"
    2. Optional: Select an Icon.
  4. In the Run view, click Run.

Results

You have added your first component and used it to display a simple message.