I want to create a job which
I followed several tutorials developing an input component with the jdk without success ...
For step one, I want to have an input component like "tFileList" for example with several output parameters in the "outline" window in the Studio so that I can drag&drop the information of the email in the next component for example. I figured out that components like tFilelist are written in javajet and not as a java-component. Do I have to do it in javajet?
As far as I understand, you want to create a studio job. Which version of studio do you use ?
I guess you don't have to create a new component, but just using existing ones. So, you don't mind if they are in javajet or in new tck framework, right ?
First, how will you retrieve needed information 'subject, from-address, receivedate and message-id', are they in files'name ? Or you have to read the content of all that files ? tFileList will only retrieve a list of file base on some filter. We have some components to extract data from files, but it depends the format .
Thanks for feedback,
I am sure that I will have to write a new component.
To retrieve the data (subject, from-address, receivedate and message-id) I must connect to an exchange mailserver with javamail,
list all mails in a folder and extract this information. Then give it to the next component for further processing.
I will suggest you first to try to create a job with tPOP and tFileInputMail components:
tPOP will allow you to retrieve mails using imap protocol specifying the mail folder. You will be able to iterate on retrieved emails that will be stored locally in a folder (iterate output & CURRENT_FILE outline).
Then after you can use tFileInputMail to extract desired data. I let you have a look on following documentation: https://help.talend.com/reader/PlbIAg24kZezc_V9qgX6vA/BSqifFxZNRMnQwJAuMUuHw
If you want to create a new connector, you will have to do it within javajet if you use a studio before 7.1. From this version, you can use the new framework : https://talend.github.io/component-runtime/main/1.1.6/index.html
Which is you studio target version ?
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