Binary File Reader and Writer Adapter Sample

About This Sample

This sample demonstrates the use of the TIBCO StreamBase® Binary File Reader and Writer Adapters.

Importing This Sample into StreamBase Studio

In StreamBase Studio, import this sample with the following steps:

  • From the top-level menu, click FileLoad StreamBase Sample.

  • Type bina to narrow the list of options.

  • Select Binary file input/output adapters from the Standard StreamBase Adapters category.

  • Click OK.

StreamBase Studio creates a project for the sample.

Running This Sample in StreamBase Studio

  1. In the Project Explorer, open the sample you just loaded.

  2. Open the src/main/eventflow folder.

  3. Open the package folder (most samples contain a single package folder. Open the top-level package folder if your sample contains more than one folder).

  4. Open the binaryrw.sbapp application file.

    If you see red marks, wait a moment for the project in Studio to load its features.

    If red marks do not resolve themselves in a moment, select the project and right-click MavenUpdate Project from the context menu.

  5. In the Project Explorer view, double-click myfile.csv, located in src/main/resources, to see the CSV records that will be converted to binary.

  6. Click the Run button. This opens the Test/Debug perspective and starts the application.

  7. In the Manual Input view, select the DoWrite input stream and click Send Data.

  8. Look for tuples emitted on the BinaryDataWritten output stream and observe they contain the values from myfile.csv.

  9. Select the DoRead input stream and press Send Data.

  10. Look for tuples emitted on the BinaryDataRead output stream and observe they contain the values from myfile.csv.

  11. When done, press F9 or click the Stop Running Application button.

Sample Location

When you load the sample into StreamBase Studio, Studio copies the sample project's files to your Studio workspace, which is normally part of your home directory, with full access rights.


Load this sample in StreamBase Studio, and thereafter use the Studio workspace copy of the sample to run and test it, even when running from the command prompt.

Using the workspace copy of the sample avoids permission problems. The default workspace location for this sample is:


See Default Installation Directories for the default location of studio-workspace on your system.