Introduction to WebSphere Transformation Extender v8.2

Introduction to WebSphere Transformation Extender v8.2


This course is intended for information technology professionals that need to understand and effectively use WebSphere Transformation Extender to transform complex data.


A basic understanding of programming logic and data formats is required.


3 days. Hands on.

This course is available on site only. Please call for details.

Course Objectives

This course provides an overview and introduction to IBM' s WebSphere Transformation Extender v8.2. WebSphere Transformation Extender enables organizations to rapidly and accurately transform complex data. This course includes lectures, but places heavy emphasis on the hands on use of WebSphere Transformation Extender Design Studio to transform complex data.

After completing this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Introduce IBM's WebSphere Transformation Extender v8.2.
  • Learn to use the WebSphere Transformation Extender Design Studio.
  • Define workspaces and projects.
  • Understand and define data structures properties and components.
  • Create maps and transform text files.
  • Understand and use validation techniques.
  • Understand how to achieve portability using the Resource Registry.
  • Check for and handle errors in data transformations.
  • Improve data transformations.

Course Content

Overview of the WebSphere Product Line.
Overview of WebSphere Transformation Extender v8.2.
WebSphere Transformation Extender Design Studio.
Developing Applications Using WebSphere Extender Design Studio.
Introduction to the Eclipse Workbench.
Creating Workspaces.
Creating Projects.
Importing Files.
Defining Objects.
Creating Type Trees.
Adding New Types.
Using Properties.
Explicit and Implicit Groups.
Using Delimiters.
Syntax Properties.
Defining Components.
Creating Component Lists.
Defining Component Ranges.
Overview of Data Validation.
Using the Map Designer.
Generating Trace Files.
Data Definition Error Detection.
Building and Running Maps.
Using Restriction Lists.
Implementing Component Rules.
Map Rules.
Creating Output.
Implementing Functions.
Understanding Functional Maps.
Calling Functional Maps.
The Functional Map Wizard.
The Map Designer and Functional Maps.
Using the Map Debugger.
Using the Map Organizer.
Restricting Data in Functional Maps.
Defining Partitions.
Creating Summary Data.
Creating Output Cards.
Using the EXTRACT Function.
Using the COUNT and SUM Functions.
Multiple Output Cards.
Handing Errors.
Using the Resource Registry.
Optimizing Maps.
The Map Profile.
Configuring Card and Map Settings.
Using the Command Server.
Using the Command Line Interface.

Virtual Courses

ALL of our courses can be delivered virtually! Our Bath public schedule courses are available as live virtual sessions, using the popular Zoom Virtual Classroom and remote labs. Delegates can test their access at:

On-Site Courses

Can't attend one of our public classes? Booking for multiple people?

All our courses are available on your site! Delivered for your staff, at your premises.

Contact us to find out more...