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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. Appendix A: Metadata Models
  13. Appendix B: ASO Model
  14. Appendix C: Adapter Project Migration
  15. Appendix D: Frequently Asked Questions

Informatica Connector Toolkit Developer Guide

Informatica Connector Toolkit Developer Guide

Install Software

Install Software

Install the following software on the machine where you plan to develop the adapter:
  • Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers with support for Plug-in Development Environment (PDE). Informatica Connector Toolkit supports the following Eclipse versions:
    Eclipse
    Version
    Java
    eclipse-juno
    SR1
    1.7 and above
    eclipse-juno
    SR2
    1.7 and above
    eclipse-kepler
    SR1
    1.7 and above
    eclipse-kepler
    SR2
    1.7 and above
    eclipse-luna
    SR1
    1.7 and above
    eclipse-luna
    SR2
    1.7 and above
    eclipse-mars
    Milestone 1 (4.5.0M1)
    1.7 and above
    eclipse-mars
    SR1-SR2
    1.7 and above
    eclipse-neon
    M5
    1.8 and above
    For AIX, install Eclipse 4.2.2 or above.
  • JDK version 1.8.x.
  • If you implement the adapter run-time behavior in C/C++, install the following software:
    • For Windows, MinGW 4.8.1 or later, CMake 3.0.2 or later, and Microsoft Visual C++ 2013.
    • For Unix, gcc/g++ 5.2 and CMake 2.6.
    • For AIX, gcc/g++ 4.8.2 or later.
  • MySQL Connector/J JDBC driver version 5.1.26 or later if you use the MySQL sample adapter.
  • YouTube Data API client library for Java version 3 or later if you use the YouTube sample adapter.