5 Day(s)


PeopleTools I introduces the PeopleSoft application development methodology. This five-day course provides a general description of PeopleSoft system architecture and the tool set used to develop new or customize existing PeopleSoft applications. Students receive hands-on experience with the PeopleSoft Application Designer to create and modify PeopleSoft definitions such as fields, records, pages, and components. By the end of this course you will be able to use PeopleSoft Application Designer to create and deploy a PeopleSoft internet application


  • Developer
  • Forms Developer
  • Support Engineer
  • System Analysts
  • Application Developers
  • Technical Consultant
  • Technical Administrator

Skills Gained

  • Develop new PeopleSoft Enterprise applications
  • Create and deploy a PeopleSoft internet application
  • Customize existing PeopleSoft Enterprise applications
  • Create and modify PeopleSoft definitions


Suggested Prerequisites:

  • General knowledge of Windows environment
  • General knowledge of relational database systems

Course Specifics

Course Outline

Navigating PeopleSoft Applications

  • Using Search Pages
  • Identifying Definitions
  • Entering and Modifying Data
  • Enabling Type Ahead
  • Finding Information Using PeopleBooks

Explaining PeopleSoft Architecture

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

Organizing Data

  • Describing Relational Data Models
  • Normalizing Data
  • Reading Data Models

Validating Data

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

Developing Applications by Using the Eight Steps

  • Describing the PeopleSoft Application Development Process
  • Describing the Application Designer Interface
  • Organizing Definitions in a Project

Designing the Application

  • Planning 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 a Record Definition

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 to a Page
  • Creating Page Definitions
  • Implementing Scroll Areas and Grids

Defining Components

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

Registering Components

  • Explaining Component Registration
  • Examining Menu Definitions
  • Identifying PeopleSoft Security Basics
  • Navigating the Portal Registry
  • Registering a Component

Testing an Application

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

Editing the 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 a Component on a Menu
  • Editing Menu Item Labels
  • Creating Menu Definitions

Analyzing the Impact of Design Changes

  • Determining Relationships Among Definitions
  • Synchronizing Record Definitions and Database Tables
  • Incorporating Upgrades in the Development Strategy

Searching Applications by Using the Verity Search Engine

  • Describing and Performing a Verity Search
  • Generating a Registry Search Collection
  • Adding Keywords to a Search Collection

Performing Data Audits

  • Discussing Advantages and Disadvantages of Implementing Audits
  • Implementing Field-Level Audits
  • Implementing Record-Level Audits

Importing and Exporting Projects

  • Describing How Projects Transport Definitions Between Databases
  • Exporting Projects
  • Importing Projects and Building Tables

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

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