Packaging a Custom Boomi Connector

Having created a custom Boomi connector, the next step is packaging it as a Jar file for testing and release. This requires setting some configuration files that allow the Atom process to load and run your files. Connector configuration file The first configuration we need to set is the META-INF/connector-config.xml file. This file tells the Atom process which class implements your custom connector. This file must have a root XML element named GenericConnector and specify the class name of your connector — which must be the class that extends the BaseConnector class. [Read More]

Creating a Custom Dell Boomi Connector

This article will show you how to create a custom connector for reading data from Dell Boomi. The connector will read the list of GitHub follower’s from the public GitHub API. This should provide an overview of how to write your own custom connector for a unique I/O source. Prerequisites To follow along, you need to have a valid Boomi licence (or free trial) to setup the Boomi Connector SDK. The SDK is written in Java so Java development experience is assumed. [Read More]

Getting Started With Dell Boomi

This tutorial describes how to setup a test integration running Dell Boomi. For those not familiar, Boomi is an integration platform as a service that implements many of the integration patterns described in the book Enterprise Integration Patterns. It is a commercial alternative to the Apache Camel open source integration framework. Boomi Overview Boomi allows developers to run an integration Process, which is composed of an input stage, followed by data transformations and any business logic, followed by one or more output stages where the data is written out to a final destination. [Read More]