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Hi Everyone,

 

I am trying to design a new tool for Alteryx but I am kind of stuck...

 

Tool needs to use a private SDK written in Java (it's usually used with NiFi or Kafka). I could try to use a library like py4j -I was planning to use Python SDK for the tool- but then I would expect reduced performance...

Another option would be to write a client in Java and call it with a Run Command tool as part of a batch macro. Again, I am not sure in terms of performance.

 

Any ideas are more than welcome!

 

Thanks,

 

PaulN