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Using the Flat File Descriptor

This part of the examples package demonstrates how to read and write to a flat file using the Flat File Descriptor. The example services and the flat file descriptor (Employees.ffd) can be found in code/flatfile/.

Flat File Descriptor

The steps to read/write can be generated easily by accessing it through content assist. To do this follow the steps below.

  1. Access Content Assist and search for the flat file descriptor.

    Flat File Descriptor in Content Assist

  2. Choose read/write depending on the operation you need.

    Flat File Descriptor in Content Assist

  3. This will generate the steps to read/write. All you have to do now is map the data to be read or written.

    Flat File Read Steps