Adding Functionality to Apache NiFi
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Documenting Related Components

Often Processors and ControllerServices are related to one another. Sometimes it is a put/get relation as in PutFile and GetFile. Sometimes a Processor uses a ControllerService like InvokeHTTP and StandardSSLContextService. Sometimes one ControllerService uses another like DistributedMapCacheClientService and DistributedMapCacheServer. Developers of these extension points may relate these different components using the SeeAlso tag. This annotation links these components in the documentation. SeeAlso can be applied to Processors, ControllerServices and ReportingTasks. An example of how to do this is listed below:

public class PutFile extends AbstractProcessor {