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Talend Open Studio Cookbook by Rick Barton

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Understanding tContextLoad

The tContextLoad method as described in the recipe Using tContextLoad to load contexts in Chapter 6, Managing Context Variables.

Pros

tContextLoad is more fine-grained than the other methods described previously, which means that context values could be set up for individual jobs within a project.

As with the implicit context load, use of external files is good practice for managing contexts, because they are less likely to be overwritten during deployment.

Cons

tContextLoad suffers from the same failings as implicit context load; that is, the context variable checks are against all variables or none of them. The fine grain can also be a weakness, because this method does allow much more freedom to developers and could become ...

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