What is avpath and why use it? - Cloud

Talend Cloud Pipeline Designer User Guide

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Talend Pipeline Designer

AvPath is similar to XPath for selecting, updating, inserting, deleting data on Avro data. In Talend Cloud Pipeline Designer, this expression language can be used in all Streams processors to select specific nested data in hierarchical fields.

Additionally, it allows you to select records inside less organized data using the schema on read approach.

An avpath expression consists of two expressions:

For more information on avpath, refer to the GitHub documentation.

For more information on how to benefit from the avpath syntax in Talend Cloud Pipeline Designer, see Selecting specific records using avpath.