PeopleSoft PeopleTools I / II Rel 8.55 Accelerated

Course Details
Code: PPL-TOOLS-8-55
Tuition (USD): $8,800.00 • Virtual (5 days)
$9,300.00 • Classroom (5 days)
Course Details
GSA (USD): $7,707.81 • Virtual (5 days)
$7,707.81 • Classroom (5 days)

This PeopleSoft PeopleTools I / II Rel 8.55 Accelerated training introduces the PeopleSoft application development methodology. Expert instructors offer a general description of PeopleSoft system architecture, along with the tool set used to develop new PeopleSoft applications, or customize existing ones. The techniques used to develop and deploy fluid user interface applications are also covered.

Learn To:

  • Develop new and customize existing PeopleSoft applications.
  • Create and deploy fluid user interface pages and components.
  • Create and deploy a PeopleSoft application.
  • Enhance applications and pages.
  • Create and use sub records and sub pages.
  • Create and modify PeopleSoft definitions.
  • Create and use views.

Benefits to You

You'll walk away from this course with a deeper understanding of the PeopleSoft system architecture, application development methodology, and tool set so you can efficiently build and customize PeopleSoft classic and fluid applications. Expand your development and troubleshooting knowledge of PeopleTools so you can readily incorporate complex features; this will help further enhance the functionality of your PeopleSoft applications.

Expand on Skills Acquired in PeopleTools I

The PeopleTools II portion of the course expands on the skills acquired in PeopleTools I. In this part of the course, you'll gain advanced development experience as you create applications that incorporate the following complex features: views, multiple occurs levels, tableset sharing, subrecords, subpages, links, style sheets, and PeopleCode.

PeopleSoft Application Designer

You'll also get hands-on experience with the PeopleSoft Application Designer to create and modify PeopleSoft definitions like fields, records, pages and components. This course covers the content of the PeopleTools I and PeopleTools II Rel 8.55 courses. Please see the individual course descriptions for a comprehensive list of the topics covered.

Suggested Audience

Skills Gained

  • Create and use views as the basis for summary pages, search records, and prompt tables
  • Create records and pages that maintain parent-child relationships
  • Create Fluid User Interface Applications.
  • Describe PeopleSoft application design and the technology behind this process
  • Describe PeopleSoft data organization and validation
  • Describe additional application development considerations
  • Explain and implement tableset sharing
  • Explain the buffer allocation process and its impact on application performance
  • Implement the eight steps of application development
  • Navigate PeopleSoft applications
  • Write PeopleCode programs to satisfy business requirements and enhance applications
  • Organize definitions into projects
  • Create and use subrecords and subpages in an application
  • Describe the elements of PeopleSoft Pure Internet Architecture

Who Can Benefit

  • System Analysts


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

Course Details

Explaining PeopleSoft Architecture

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

Developing Applications by Using the Eight Steps

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

Designing the Application

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

The Steps Used to Develop New and Customize Existing PeopleSoft Applications

  • Defining Fields
  • Creating Record Definitions
  • Building SQL Tables
  • Creating Page Definitions
  • Defining and Registering Components
  • Testing an Application
  • Editing the Registry Structure
  • Creating Menu Definitions

Analyzing the Impact of Design Changes

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

Implementing Search Pages for Fluid Applications

  • Describing How the PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface Uses Search Pages
  • Using the Search Results Page
  • Creating a Pivot Grid to Provide Search Page Capabilities

Managing Fluid Page Display with Cascading Style Sheets

  • Describing Cascading Style Sheets 3.0
  • Explaining How PeopleTools Uses CSS3 in Fluid Applications
  • Working with Delivered PeopleTools Fluid Style Sheets
  • Overriding and Extending the Default Styles
  • Incorporating Custom Style Sheets

Using Views in PeopleSoft Applications

  • Stating the Purposes of Views
  • Writing SQL Statements to Retrieve Data
  • Creating PeopleSoft SQL Views
  • Creating PeopleSoft Query Views
  • Creating PeopleSoft Dynamic Views

Creating Summary Pages Using Views

  • Explaining the Purpose of Summary Pages
  • Creating Summary Pages Based on PeopleSoft Views
  • Determining the Key Structure for a Summary View

Creating and Using Search Records

  • Explaining the Role of Search Records
  • Using Views to Provide Additional Search Criteria
  • Implementing the Add Search Record in a Component

Using Views as Prompt Table Edits

  • Setting Up a Prompt Table Edit that Uses a View
  • Explaining the Mechanics of Prompting
  • Creating Views that Take Advantage of Prompting Mechanics

Explaining TableSet Sharing

  • Explaining the Functional Aspects of TableSet Sharing
  • Explaining the Technical Aspects of TableSet Sharing
  • Implementing TableSet Sharing

Creating Parent-Child Relationship

  • Explaining Methods That Enforce Referential Integrity
  • Creating Parent-Child Record Definitions
  • Enforcing Parent-Child Relationships on Page Definitions

Creating Subrecords and Subpages

  • Stating the Purpose of Subrecords
  • Creating and Maintaining Subrecords
  • Stating the Purpose of Subpages
  • Creating and Maintaining Subpages
  • Identifying the Caveats for Using Subrecords and Subpages

Using Deferred Processing

  • Explaining the Purpose of the Application Server
  • Distinguishing Between Processing Modes
  • Changing the Processing Mode of a Definition

Introducing PeopleCode in an Application

  • Explaining the Purpose of PeopleCode
  • Accessing PeopleCode Programs
  • Identifying Elements of PeopleCode Syntax
  • Using PeopleCode to Validate User Input
  • Managing PeopleCode Programs Using Comments
  • Creating Error Messages Using the Message Catalog
  • Implementing FieldEdit, SaveEdit, RowInit, and FieldChange PeopleCode
  • Using PeopleCode to Manipulate Fields

Using Images in PeopleSoft Applications

  • Implementing Image Definitions
  • Implementing Image Field Definitions
  • Retrieving Images with PeopleCode
  • Differentiating Between Image Definitions and Image Fields

Designing Pages Using Style Sheets

  • Viewing Relationships Among Style Sheet Elements
  • Overriding the System Style Sheet
  • Using PeopleCode to Modify the Style Property of a Field Object

Designing More Advanced Pages

  • Using the Message Catalog in Page Design
  • Creating Pages with Alternate Data Displays
  • Creating Links to Internal and External Pages
  • Creating Pop-up Pages