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Talend Open Studio Cookbook by Rick Barton

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Writing complex XML

This is a very useful recipe for building complex XML structures containing many looping elements and deep hierarchies, and once the principles are understood, it is simple and quick to implement. If you use XML frequently, then we hope that this will become one of your staple recipes.

To make this exercise more understandable, it is necessary to understand a little about the method prior to using it.

Understanding the XML structure

The XML structure we are aiming to create is shown in the following screenshot:

Understanding the XML structure

As you can see, a customer can have many orders, and an order can have many order items.

Node

Note

I am using the term node ...

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