The tap-feed Meltano extractor pulls data from Feed that can then be sent to a destination using a loader.

Getting Started #

Prerequisites #

If you haven't already, follow the initial steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Install Meltano
  2. Create your Meltano project

Installation and configuration #

  1. Add the tap-feed extractor to your project using meltano add :

    meltano add extractor tap-feed
  2. Configure the settings below using meltano config .

Next steps #

Follow the remaining steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Select entities and attributes to extract
  2. Add a loader to send data to a destination
  3. Run a data integration (EL) pipeline
If you run into any issues, learn how to get help.

Capabilities #

Settings #

tap-feed requires the configuration of the following settings:

The settings for extractor tap-feed that are known to Meltano are documented below. To quickly find the setting you're looking for, use the Table of Contents at the top of the page.

Feed Urls (feed_urls) #

A list of one or more feed paths.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-feed set feed_urls '[...]'

export TAP_FEED_FEED_URLS='[...]'

Feed Fields (feed_fields) #

A list of feed level data fields to capture.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-feed set feed_fields '[...]'

export TAP_FEED_FEED_FIELDS='[...]'

Feed Entry Fields (feed_entry_fields) #

A list of entry level data fields to capture.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-feed set feed_entry_fields '[...]'

export TAP_FEED_FEED_ENTRY_FIELDS='[...]'

Feed Entry Replication Key (feed_entry_replication_key) #

The field used to determine new records, typically ‘published’ or ‘updated’.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-feed set feed_entry_replication_key <feed_entry_replication_key>

export TAP_FEED_FEED_ENTRY_REPLICATION_KEY=<feed_entry_replication_key>

Start Date (start_date) #

The earliest record date to sync.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-feed set start_date YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

export TAP_FEED_START_DATE=YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

Looking for help? #

If you're having trouble getting the tap-feed extractor to work, look for an existing issue in its repository, file a new issue, or join the Meltano Slack community and ask for help in the #plugins-general channel.

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