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Strip Characters in File Layout Field Properties

Comma as Thousand Separator in File Layout?

When using a File Layout, there could be instances when you need to strip out certain unnecessary chracters from a field before loading data into PeopleSoft. This post explains how to do this in a simple way.

Peoplesoft Workflow

Peoplesoft Workflow Tutorial

In today’s enterprise, workflow automation is inevitable. This step-by-step tutorial will help you setup a Peoplesoft Workflow in 8 steps.

Peoplesoft Related Language Record

PeopleSoft Related Language Records

Related Language Records are special records that store language sensitive information in all required languages other than the base language of the system. This post explains how this is done.

Tracing PeopleSoft Application Engine

Application Engines are PeopleSoft’s way to tie SQL and PeopleCode into a powerful processing engine which can run synchronously as well as in batch mode. App Engines are well structured and easy to debug. In this post will see how TRACE an App Engine program.

PeopleSoft Component Interface

PeopleSoft Component Interface

PeopleSoft Component Interface (CI) exposes a PeopleSoft Component for synchronous access to other applications written in PeopleCode, Java or C++. We can consider CI as the means by which PeopleSoft enforces encapsulation by limiting external access to just what is made available through the CI and nothing more.

Dynamic Call-Section

Dynamic call-section in Application Engine

Often, business logic requires us to call different sections based on occurrence of certain conditions in different scenarios and that too from the same call-section. To enable this kind of logic, we will have to make the call-section dynamic. This is how we can do it.

PeopleSoft Data Mover

PeopleSoft Data Mover

PeopleSoft Data Mover, as the name suggests, is a PeopleTool that is used to import / export data between databases. Apart from this, Data Mover can be used for a variety of functions.

Peoplesoft Component Buffer

PeopleSoft Component Buffer

Component Buffer is the area in the memory that stores data associated with the presently active component. When a page in any component is opened, the system retrieves all of the data records for the entire component and stores them in one set of record buffers, organized by scroll level and then by page level.

PeopleSoft Application Engine

PeopleSoft Application Engine is a PeopleTool used to carry out background SQL processing. Application Engines are neatly structured into blocks and offer an alternative to writing COBOL or SQR programs for background SQL processing. Application Engine has five types of programs. We can specify the type in the Program Properties dialog box for your program definition.

PeopleSoft Search Record

A search record is a very import part of the component processing. In this post, I will tell you what its relevance is and how making changes to a search record can affect the search page.