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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to the Informatica Connector Toolkit
  3. Installing and Upgrading the Informatica Connector Toolkit
  4. Building an Adapter
  5. Connection Attributes
  6. Type System
  7. Metadata Objects
  8. Partitioning Capability
  9. Run-time Behavior
  10. Adapter Example: MySQL
  11. Adapter Example: YouTube
  12. Metadata Models
  13. ASO Model
  14. Adapter Project Migration

Informatica Connector Toolkit Developer Guide

Informatica Connector Toolkit Developer Guide

Naming Convention

Naming Convention

A naming convention makes it easy to identify the files that belong to an adapter and the usage of those files.
Use the following guidelines when you name the adapter files:
  • Determine a name for the adapter. Use the adapter name as a prefix for the adapter file names. The adapter name is an alphanumeric string that can include the uppercase and lowercase letters A to Z and the numbers 0 to 9. The first character of the name must be a letter.
  • Determine a unique name to identify the company building the adapter. The company name is included in the package name for the adapter classes.
  • Use the adapter name when you create a directory for the adapter in the Informatica directory:
    INFA_HOME\plugins\dynamic\
    AdapterName
The following table lists the recommended naming convention for adapter files:
Component
Naming Format
Package for the adapter definition and type system classes
com.
vendorname
.
adaptername
.connection
Adapter definition class
AdapterName
Defn
Type system class
AdapterName
TypeSystem
Resource file for the connection management user interface
AdapterName
Bundle.properties or
AdapterName
Bundle_
lang
.properties


Updated September 28, 2018