The target-jsonl Meltano loader sends data into the JSONL file after it was pulled from a source using an extractor.

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
  3. Add an extractor to pull data from a source

Installation and configuration #

Using the Command Line Interface #

  1. Add the target-jsonl loader to your project using meltano add :

    meltano add loader target-jsonl --variant andyh1203
  2. Configure the settings below using meltano config .

Using Meltano UI #

  1. Start Meltano UI using meltano ui:

    meltano ui
  2. Open the Loaders interface at http://localhost:5000/loaders.
  3. Click the “Add to project” button for “JSON Lines (JSONL)”.
  4. Choose "Add variant 'andyh1203'".
  5. Configure the settings below in the “Configuration” interface that opens automatically.

Next steps #

Follow the remaining steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Run a data integration (EL) pipeline

If you run into any issues, learn how to get help.

Settings #

These and other supported settings are documented below. To quickly find the setting you're looking for, use the Table of Contents at the top of the page.

destination_path #

Sets the destination path the JSONL files are written to, relative to the project root. The directory needs to exist already, it will not be created automatically. To write JSONL files to the project root, set an empty string ("").

How to use #

Manage this setting using Meltano UI, meltano config, or an environment variable:

meltano config target-jsonl set destination_path <destination_path>

export TARGET_JSONL_DESTINATION_PATH=<destination_path>

Include timestamp in file names (do_timestamp_file) #

Specifies if the files should get timestamped

How to use #

Manage this setting using Meltano UI, meltano config, or an environment variable:

meltano config target-jsonl set do_timestamp_file true

export TARGET_JSONL_DO_TIMESTAMP_FILE=true

Looking for help? #

If you're having trouble getting the target-jsonl loader 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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