If you have been to one of my PeopleSoft user experience sessions, you have likely seen a good handful of interesting CSS ideas in my designs. Ever wanted to implement some and need a few pointers? Here is a little Q&A that I hope you find useful.
Q: How do (more...)
OpenWorld 2013 presentations are now available and posted on the OpenWorld Content Catalog. Here are direct links to the presentations in which I participated:
FSCM 9.2 comes with some great new WorkCenters. One of the features of the new FSCM WorkCenters is the configurable Links pagelet. With the links pagelet, you can add and remove links to information related to the WorkCenter's business process. One of the great features of the Links pagelet (more...)
A few years ago I wrote a post that describes how to print text to the App Engine output file, bypassing the verbose MessageBox statement with its text length limitation (AppEngine Output Tricks, Reporting, Logging, Etc). I recently employed that same technique for logging Taleo Connect Client output (more...)
The PeopleTools team just posted information about a new VirtualBox image for PeopleSoft Interaction Hub. Read more about it on the PeopleSoft Technology Blog
I really enjoy hearing about developers incorporating proven methodologies into their PeopleSoft development practices. One of my favorite's is Test Driven Development. Lee Greffin has grabbed onto this concept and is sharing his experiences on the Greffins Feather blog. You can read his PSUnit series here.
OpenWorld 2013 is about two months away. Those of you that are attending probably noticed that the content catalog is posted. Here are the sessions I will be delivering:
openPageletActionPageInModal. Hmmm, sounds interesting. I drilled to the implementation and saw that you call it like this:
What does it do? It converts the /psp/ (more...)
Now that PeopleTools 8.53 includes jQuery, the question is, "how do I use it?" Probably the easiest way is to add something like this to your Pagelet or page where you want to use jQuery (see New PeopleTools 8.53 Branding Tools):
Pagelet Wizard custom transformations can use special tags documented here to insert images, message catalog entries, or to format numbers and dates. This is great when trying to format currencies or ensure multilingual compliance. The problem with "Post-Transformation Processing," as it is called in PeopleBooks, is that it requires the (more...)
HIUG starts on Sunday. Great weather, beautiful setting... expect an excellent conference! I hope you will be ready to start the conference early on Sunday :). At 2 PM, Brent Mohl and I will deliver a Hands on workshop which gives attendees an opportunity to build content with new PeopleTools (more...)
A lot of customers are now working with PeopleTools 8.53. If you open Application Designer and search for HTML definitions named
I perform a lot of prototyping in the Firebug console. Since most of this prototyping refers to the TargetContent frame (component area), not the header and main window, I find it easier to change out the URL to just the "psc" core content URL, eliminating the header frame. When navigating (more...)
I had a little trouble creating my first App Class criteria so I thought I would share some tips on how to write an App Class for use as AWE criteria. Here are the primary secrets:
- Your App Class must extend
PTAF_CRITERIA:DEFINITION:CriteriaBase for 9.0 apps).
- Your constructor (more...)
I have a few blog posts that show how to use jQuery plugins on PeopleSoft homepages. When designing those pagelets in Pagelet Wizard, it is important that your XSL/HTML include jQuery and any necessary plugins within your pagelet's HTML/XSL. This is how my Slideshow and Accordion Navigation templates work. Including (more...)
It is almost time for Collaborate 2013. For those of you attending, here is my schedule:
I will also be working in the Oracle User Experience demo pod and visiting in the PeopleTools demo pod. I look forward to seeing you there!
We put together a podcast with a short Q&A from our latest book PeopleSoft PeopleTools Data Management and Upgrade Handbook. If you have been wondering whether or not to buy the book, listen to this podcast. Perhaps it will help you make an informed decision.
Integration Broker has become a critical service for PeopleSoft applications. If you are new to Integration Broker or are having trouble with Integration Broker configuration, then take a look at this new Integration Broker course published by my friends at CGI consulting. The course consists of an 84 page instructional PDF and a couple of source files. The course covers everything from configuration to using SoapUI. Here are some highlights:
- Setting up Integration Broker
- Publishing a CI based service
- Testing a web service (CI or otherwise) with SoapUI
- Calling a service from PeopleCode
- Application Class PeopleCode handlers
- Routing transformations
- JDeveloper (more...)
Alliance 2013 in Indianapolis is just around the corner. Here is my schedule:
- Meet the Experts (Technical) March 18th at 2:30 PM
- 31719 PeopleTools Developer: Tips & Techniques on Monday, March 18th at 4:30 PM in Sagamore 4
- 31723 Delivering a Ground-Breaking User Interface Using PeopleTools and the Interaction Hub on Tuesday, March 19th at 11 AM in Sagamore 4
- Meet the Experts (Technical) March 19th at 12:00 PM