About this course

Course code TPD94341GC10
Duration 5 Days

PeopleTools I introduces the PeopleSoft application development methodology. This 5-day course gives you a general overview of PeopleSoft system architecture, as well as the tool set used to develop new or applications or customize existing PeopleSoft applications.Learn To:Develop new PeopleSoft classic applications.Create and deploy a PeopleSoft fluid application.Customize existing PeopleSoft applications.Create and modify PeopleSoft definitions.Benefits To You:Understand the PeopleSoft system architecture, application development methodology, and tool set so that you can build and customize PeopleSoft applications efficiently to meet your organization’s business requirements. Quickly create functionality in PeopleSoft applications to take advantage of the unique capabilities of these applications.PeopleSoft Application DesignerEnrolling in this course will also give you hands-on experience with the PeopleSoft Application Designer, the PeopleSoft integrated development environment (IDE). Learn to create and modify PeopleSoft definitions, including fields, records, pages and components. By the end of this course. you'll be able to use PeopleSoft Application Designer to create and deploy PeopleSoft classic applications and fluid applications.A Live Virtual Class (LVC) is exclusively for registered students; unregistered individuals may not view an LVC at any time. Registered students must view the class from the country listed in the registration form. Unauthorized recording, copying, or transmission of LVC content may not be made.


  • General knowledge of Windows environmentGeneral knowledge of relational database systems

Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe PeopleSoft application design and the technology behind this process
  • Navigate PeopleSoft applications
  • Describe the elements of PeopleSoft Pure Internet Architecture
  • Describe PeopleSoft data organization and validation
  • Implement the eight steps of application development
  • Organize definitions into projects
  • Design and build PeopleSoft applications, including building data structures and creating user interfaces
  • Build classic and simple fluid PeopleSoft applications and explain the differences between the two approaches
  • Demonstrate competence in PeopleSoft application development methodology


Technology Overview

  • Describing PeopleSoft Application Development Methodology
  • Describing Application Designer
  • Describing Classic and Fluid Applications
  • Describing How to Find Information About Application Designer in PeopleSoft Online Help

Navigating PeopleSoft Applications

  • Navigating PeopleSoft Applications
  • Navigating with Global Search
  • Using Search Pages
  • Identifying Definitions
  • Entering and Modifying Data

Explaining PeopleSoft Architecture

  • Describing PeopleSoft Databases
  • Explaining Data Transfer in PeopleSoft Pure Internet Architecture
  • Identifying Requirements for the Development Environment

Validating Data

  • Describing Prompt Tables
  • Using Effective Dating
  • Comparing Validation Types
  • Explaining Tableset Sharing

Using Application Designer to Develop Applications

  • Describing the PeopleSoft Application Development Process
  • Describing the Application Designer Interface
  • Organizing Definitions in a Project
  • Migrating Definitions between Databases Using Projects

Designing the Application

  • Determining Functional Specifications
  • Determining Technical Specifications
  • Describing the Training Application

Defining Fields

  • Discussing Fields in PeopleSoft Applications
  • Identifying Field Definition Types and Properties
  • Creating Field Definitions
  • Assigning Translate Values

Creating Record Definitions

  • Explaining Record Definitions
  • Accessing Record Definition Displays
  • Configuring Record Definition Properties
  • Configuring Record Field Use Properties
  • Configuring Record Field Edits Properties
  • Creating Record Definitions

Building SQL Tables

  • Describing the Relationship Between Record Definitions and Application Data Tables
  • Building Application Data Tables
  • Viewing Table Indexes

Creating Page Definitions

  • Identifying Page Design Principles
  • Identifying Page and Page Control Properties
  • Adding Page Controls
  • Creating Page Definitions
  • Implementing Scroll Areas and Grids
  • Finalizing Page Design and Layout

Defining Components

  • Identifying Component Definition Basics
  • Defining Component Properties
  • Building New Components

Registering Components

  • Explaining Component Registration
  • Examining Menu Definitions
  • Identifying PeopleSoft Security Fundamentals
  • Navigating the Portal Registry
  • Planning Component Registration
  • Registering Components

Testing Applications

  • Creating and Analyzing Test Plans
  • Testing Applications
  • Troubleshooting Common Issues

Editing the Portal Registry Structure

  • Discussing Content Organization in PeopleTools Navigation
  • Creating Folders
  • Moving Folders or Content References to New Parent Folders
  • Deleting Folders

Creating Menu Definitions

  • Describing the Purpose of a Menu
  • Locating Component and Menu Information
  • Editing Menu Item Labels
  • Creating Menu Definitions

Analyzing the Impact of Design Changes

  • Determining Relationships Among Definitions
  • Synchronizing Record Definitions and Database Tables

Building Classic Applications

  • Recap - Designing Applications
  • Creating Data Structures
  • Creating User Interfaces
  • Testing Applications

Understanding the Fluid User Interface

  • Describing PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface
  • Identifying the Characteristics of a Fluid Application
  • Building Fluid Applications
  • Describing Sources of Information About PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface in PeopleSoft Online Help

Working with Fluid Homepages

  • Describing Fluid Homepages
  • Describing Tiles
  • Personalizing Fluid Homepages

Creating Fluid Pages

  • Creating Fluid Page Definitions
  • Working with the Elements of Fluid Page Design
  • Understanding Fluid Page Types
  • Setting Properties for Fluid Pages and Group Boxes
  • Working with Additional Page Controls

Working with Fluid Components

  • Describing Fluid Components
  • Setting Fluid Component Properties
  • Registering Fluid Components
  • Setting General Content Reference Attributes for Fluid Components

Testing Fluid Applications

  • Identifying Supported Browsers and Devices
  • Describing Available Testing Options in the Industry
  • Using PeopleTools Form Factor Testing Features

5 Days


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