In this tutorial, discover Talend Studio and its interface, create a project and a simple demo Job.
This tutorial uses Talend Open Studio for Data Integration version 6.
Talend Studio allows you to organize your work into Projects. When running for the first time, you will have to create your first Project.
The Talend Studio interface includes several panels called views.
The Project Repository lists all project items such as Jobs (java ETL programs), Services, code, metadata, and project documentation.
The Job Designer is the main view of the studio in which components are used to create ETL jobs.
The Palette lists all available components, organized in folders.
The Component Area displays all parameters to configure a component. Note that the information displayed in this area depends on what is selected in the Job Designer.
The Run View triggers the execution of a Talend Job and displays its results in the console window
Talend Studio helps creating ETL programs using a graphical user interface. These programs are called Data Integration (DI) Jobs.
The Job Designer opens an empty Job.
DI Jobs use Components. Talend Studio offers a comprehensive library of more than 800 components for Data Integration.
Alternative method: You can also add a component to the Job Designer by placing the mouse pointer in the Job Designer and typing the name of the component that you want to use. When you start typing, a list with matching component names appears. To select a component, double-click the component name.
In the Run view for the Job simpleJob, click Run.
The message box is displayed.