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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: 10.2
  3. Part 2: Version 10.1.1
  4. Part 3: Version 10.1
  5. Part 4: Version 10.0
  6. Part 5: Version 9.6.1
  7. Part 6: Version 9.6.0

Informatica Developer

Informatica Developer

This section describes new features and enhancements to Informatica Developer.

Alerts

In the Developer tool, you can view connection status alerts in the
Alerts
view.
For more information, see the
Informatica 9.6.0 Developer Tool Guide
.

Functions

In the Developer tool, you can use the following functions in the transformation language:
  • UUID4(). Returns a randomly generated 16-byte binary value.
  • UUID_UNPARSE(binary). Takes a 16-byte binary argument and returns a 36-character string.
For more information, see the
Informatica 9.6.0 Developer Transformation Language Reference.

JDBC Connectivity

You can use the Data Integration Service to read from relational database sources and write to relational database targets through JDBC. JDBC drivers are installed with the Informatica services and the Informatica clients. You can also download the JDBC driver that is JDBC 3.0 compliant from third party vendor websites. You can use the JDBC driver to import database objects, such as views and tables, preview data for a transformation, and run mappings.
For more information, see the
Informatica 9.6.0 Developer Tool Guide
.

Keyboard Accessibility

In the Developer tool, you can use keyboard shortcuts to work with objects and ports in the editor. You can also use keyboard shortcuts to navigate the
Transformation
palette and the workbench.
For more information, see the
Informatica 9.6.0 Developer Tool Guide
.

Model Repository Service Refresh

In the Developer tool, you can refresh the Model Repository Service to see new and updated objects in the Model repository.
For more information, see the
Informatica 9.6.0 Developer Tool Guide
.

Passphrases

In the Developer tool, you can enter a passphrase instead of a password for following connection types:
  • Adabas
  • DB2 for i5/OS
  • DB2 for z/OS
  • IMS
  • Sequential
  • VSAM
A valid passphrase for accessing databases and data sets on z/OS can be up to 128 characters in length. A valid passphrase for accessing i5/OS can be up to 31 characters in length. Passphrases can contain the following characters:
  • Uppercase and lowercase letters
  • The numbers 0 to 9
  • Spaces
  • The following special characters:
    ’ - ; # \ , . / ! % & * ( ) _ + { } : @ | < > ?
    The first character is an apostrophe.
For more information, see the
Informatica 9.6.0 Developer Tool Guide
.


Updated August 28, 2020