Suppose that you developed a transformation which reads command-line arguments or defines named parameters. Now you want to call that transformation from a job, but you don't know the values for the arguments or the parameters; you have to take them from some media, for example, a file or a table in a database. This recipe shows you how to get those values and pass them to the transformation at runtime.
For this recipe, suppose that you want to create a file with a sequence of numbers. You have a transformation that does it. The problem is that the limits
TO and the
INCREMENT value are stored in a
properties file. This presents an obstacle to ...