The Apache Hop GUI is your local development environment to build, run, preview and debug workflows and pipelines.
As we’ve seen in Hop Tools, starting Hop-Gui is easy:
On Linux or Mac:
After starting the Apache Hop GUI, you’ll be presented with the window below.
Let’s divide the view into three parts:
the menu bar includes options mainly for managing pipelines and workflows and the Apache Hop GUI configuration.
the main toolbar includes the New option to create files (pipelines and workflows) and metadata, and the options to manage projects and environments.
the perspectives toolbar includes switcher icons between the various perspectives.
Let’s see how we can use Hop Gui to do what Hop is all about: create pipelines and workflows!
INFO: check the Hop Gui section of the Hop documentation for a more detailed tour of the Hop Gui.