I will be in Calgary next week presenting PeopleTools topics at the Western Canada Regional Users Group meeting. My sessions are at 1 PM and 2:15 PM. See you there!
In February of this year, Oracle University launched the PeopleSoft Learning Stream. Oracle's Learning Streams are short, educational vignettes. I was given the privilege of recording 6 streams:
- REST Query (more...)
Just a couple more weeks and we will be enjoying the great weather and hospitality of San Francisco. I am anxiously anticipating another great OpenWorld conference. As always, I look forward to meeting with you between sessions or in the demo grounds. I will be presenting "PeopleSoft Developer: Tips and Techniques [CON8596]" on Monday, Oct 26 at 12:15 p.m. in Moscone West—3007.
I find the OpenWorld/JavaOne content catalog a little intimidating. If you are (more...)
I received notice yesterday that our latest book, PeopleSoft PeopleTools: Mobile Applications Development (Oracle Press) 1st Edition, is now shipping. Probably the most exciting news is that Amazon has the book listed as the #1 New Release in the Oracle Databases category.
Have you seen the new PeopleTools Spotlight series? I just finished the Developing Fluid Applications lesson. This 1-hour video walks you through creating a fluid component, including some of the special CSS style classes, such as
psc_column-2. The example is very well done and should get new fluid developers headed down the right path.
It is just a little less than a month until the PeopleSoft ReConnect conference in Rosemont, Illinois. I will be presenting PeopleTools Developer: Tips and Techniques on Thursday from 11:30 AM to 12:20 PM in Grand Ballroom H.
My wife and I have been writing another book. We are reviewing proofs now, which means we are getting close to publication. I did a quick search on Amazon and see that Amazon is taking pre-orders: PeopleSoft PeopleTools: Mobile Applications Development. Publication date is currently set for October 16, 2015, which means it will publish just before OpenWorld. Fluid and MAP have been out for about a year. If you guessed that a new PeopleTools (more...)
The HIUG Interact conference is one of my favorite annual PeopleSoft conferences. I learn a lot from the customer and partner presentations delivered each year. As always, my highlight is interacting with customers.All of my presentations are now available through the HIUG conference site. Be sure to download the slides because these slide decks contain a lot of information we didn't have time to cover in our sessions. For reference purposes, here is a (more...)
Collaborate 2015 is just a few weeks away. I will be presenting PeopleSoft PeopleTools Developer: Tips and Techniques on Tuesday, 4/14/2015 at 3:15 PM in Surf B. If you are presenting a PeopleTools technical session, then please post a comment with your session title, date, time, and venue. I look forward to seeing you next month!
I am looking forward to seeing everyone at the Alliance conference in Nashville next month. I was just reviewing my schedule and see lots of interesting technical sessions (as always). If you have room in your schedule, I invite you to attend my session on Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM in Presidential D. The session is titled PeopleSoft PeopleTools Developer: Tips and Techniques. See you in a few weeks!
OpenWorld is only a couple of weeks away. As always, this promises to be an outstanding conference. Whether your focus is functional or technical, OpenWorld has a lot of PeopleSoft sessions. The Focus on PeopleSoft OpenWorld document contains a good list of PeopleSoft focused sessions and events. I look forward to seeing you at OpenWorld this year. Here are some of the places and times where you can find me:
Demo Grounds: PeopleSoft User (more...)
Yes, you read that correctly. PUM is the new demo image. According to MOS Doc ID 1464619.1 "As of HCM 9.2.006, the PeopleSoft Image and PeopleSoft Demo Image have been combined into one PeopleSoft Update Image. You can use the PeopleSoft Update Image for both your patching and demonstration purposes." If you are current on your PUM images, you probably already knew that. If you are like me, however, and haven't (more...)
I have been working with the PeopleTools 8.54 REST Query Access Services. I would absolutely LOVE them if they returned JSON instead of XML. With a little help from x2js I am able to work around this "shortcoming." One specific challenge I faced was accessing image data. For example, with PeopleSoft query I can see who has photos in
PS_EMPL_PHOTO, but I can't see the actual uploaded photo. With a little help (more...)
I was reading Lee Greffin's post More Fun with Application Packages -- Instances and stumbled across this quote from PeopleBooks:
A private instance variable is private to the class, not just to the object instance. For example, consider a linked-list class where one instance needs to update the pointer in another instance.
What exactly does that mean? I did some testing to try and figure it out. Here is what I came up with:
- It (more...)