I had an interesting business problem to solve and wanted to share on how this can be achieved.
On daily basis a zip file containing various flat files is dropped at a file location. Contents of the flat files are to be read and extracted. All the files have the same metadata.
File names within the zip file are dynamic.
Alteryx provides out of the box Input tool for working with zip files. All one needs to do is drag and drop the zip file on to the canvas and tool itself will pop-up asking which files to be extracted as shown below.Read More »