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Channel YAML

The Matatika channel file is a way to create channels in your workspace. These channels can be used to “group up” related datasets.

Our channel files are stored as YAML files, you can read more about the YAML format and its syntax here.

Channel YAML Layout

version: channels/v0.1
name: <channel_alias>
description: <channel_description>
image: <channel_image>

Channel YAML Example

version: channels/v0.1
name: Google Analytics
description: Google Analytics

Channel Key Information

Channel Key Datatype Information
version String The version determines how the CLI handles publishing the channel.
name String Alias of your channel. Unique to the workspace, used for updating and verify channel updates.
description String Text displayed in the Matatika platform below the channel icon.
image String An image url or local reference for your channel icon. If left empty, will use the icon of the user who created the channel.

String Formatting

You may use any of the following string formats:

description: My Channel

description: 'My Channel'

description: "My Channel"

description: |-
    My Channel
    Multi-line string, remember to indent

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