O'Reilly logo

Pentaho 3.2 Data Integration Beginner's Guide by María Carina Roldán

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Time for action—creating a hello world transformation

How about starting by saying Hello to the World? Not original but enough for a very first practical exercise. Here is how you do it:

  1. Create a folder named pdi_labs under the folder of your choice.
  2. Open Spoon.
  3. From the main menu select File | New Transformation.
  4. At the left-hand side of the screen, you'll see a tree of Steps. Expand the Input branch by double-clicking it.
  5. Left-click the Generate Rows icon.
  6. Without releasing the button, drag-and-drop the selected icon to the main canvas. The screen will look like this:
    Time for action—creating a hello world transformation
  7. Double-click the Generate Rows step that you just put in the canvas and fill the text ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required