PeopleTools 8.54 : New Features in PeopleSoft Application Designer

by Prashant July 24, 2014

The most important tool for any PeopleSoft Developer is PeopleSoft Application Designer and any enhancements or update to this tool impacts PeopleSoft Developers. Oracle does deliver few changes to Application Designer features every now and then with PeopleTools releases. With release of PeopleTools 8.54, Oracle has again added few more features to this already robust […]

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Free Guide: Useful tmadmin Commands

by Kelly July 22, 2014

Here is a quick and free guide on useful tmadmin commands. You can use this reference guide to automate several of your psadmin tasks. And the best part is that the more you understand the commands, better your understanding of the system will be. There are several useful ways to use tmadmin commands and improve productivity. […]

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Content/Portal URL not defined for node %1

by Apurva T. July 17, 2014

When performing diagnostic test to verify PeopleSoft and Oracle Secure Enterprise Search connectivity, you may face an error at “STEP 2: Deploy” or “STEP3: Crawl” The error will be something like: Content/Portal URL not defined for node HCM92DEV (262,81) PTSF_FEED.SESFeedDataSource.OnExecute  Name:execute  PCPC:16168  Statement:281 Called from:PTFP_FEED.Feed.OnExecute  Name:execute  Statement:677 Called from:PTFP_FEED.FeedFactory.OnExecute  Name:getFeedDoc  Statement:244 Called from:PTSF_RNDTRP_WRK.PTSF_RNDTRIP_CRAWL.FieldChange  Statement:46 Content/Portal […]

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PeopleTools 8.54: Changes in PeopleSoft Change Assistant

by Prashant July 15, 2014

PeopleTools 8.54 brings lots of changes to PeopleSoft user interface. With introduction of PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface, PeopleSoft applications can be made flexible and the application display can be changed dynamically based on user’s device type. Design changes have also impacted PeopleSoft maintenance tool i.e. Change Assistant and there are significant changes made to it.  […]

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PeopleTools 8.54: Brand New Look for PeopleSoft Login Screen

by Prashant July 15, 2014

PeopleTools 8.54 was released last weekend and today we finished the installation of HCM9.2 & PT 8.54. After creating database and configuring Application Server & WebServer, we were eager to log into PeopleSoft application running on new tools release. PeopleSoft Login Page is completely changed from what we were used to see for pre-8.54 tools […]

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PeopleTools 8.54: 64-bit Development Client is Here

by Prashant July 14, 2014

You might already know that PeopleTools 8.53 development clients such as application designer, data mover were 32 bit applications and needed 32-bit Oracle client to connect to Oracle database. Starting with PeopleTools 8.54, PeopleTools development client is now a 64-bit application and you won’t need to install Oracle 32 bit client for PeopleTools.  Having a […]

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PeopleTools 8.54: Developing PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface Applications

by Prashant July 14, 2014

PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface is one of the most significant feature in PeopleTools 8.54. It gives flexibility to a developer to dynamically change the PeopleSoft applications display based on user’s device type. As a developer you would still be using PeopleSoft Application Designer to create Fluid pages but there will be some difference when it […]

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PeopleTools 8.54: PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface Features

by Prashant July 14, 2014

PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface is one of the most talked about features of PeopleTools 8.54. It was discussed in many seminars, videos, blog posts and within PeopleSoft community. Now that PeopleTools 8.54 is here, it’s time to learn more about this new PeopleSoft user interface. PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface is a new user interface for […]

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PeopleSoft PeopleTools 8.54 Certification Guide

by Apurva T. July 14, 2014

PeopleTools 8.54 has been released and you can install it using easy step by step PeopleTools 8.54 installation. One of the first steps before you start PeopleTools 8.54 installation is that you verify the certified list of hardware and software. This list can be obtained from My Oracle Support as well, but for your quick […]

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PeopleTools 8.54: How to Install PeopleTools 8.54

by Prashant July 13, 2014

Oracle finally released the latest version of PeopleTools i.e. PeopleTools 8.54 on 11 July 2014. PeopleTools 8.54 has some really nice features which we will explore in upcoming posts. This post is to help you install PeopleTools 8.54 on Windows Platform. Step1: Download PeopleTools 8.54 Setup files from Oracle edelivery site (edelivery.oracle.com). PeopleTools 8.54 setup […]

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Free eBook – Discover SharePoint

by Apurva T. July 11, 2014

SharePoint is about giving you and the people you work with a better way to get things done together. That means your content is stored and organized in one place. You can access it from virtually anywhere and share it with anyone. SharePoint gives you all kinds of ways to plan projects, stay in sync with each other, and […]

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July Newsletter

by Kelly July 10, 2014

Hopefully you are enjoying the summer. Days are getting hot and the job market for PeopleSoft consultants is getting hotter. Especially in demand are the consultants for the 9.2 upgrade – almost every one is doing upgrade now-a-days. Some of the most referenced keywords in our website reflect the same trend : PeopleSoft Remote Lab, […]

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Free Online Class from UC Berkeley: Basic Concepts of Operating Systems & System Programming

by Kelly July 7, 2014

University of California, Berkeley has provided a free online class on Basic Concepts of Operating Systems & System Programming (CS162) by Anthony D. Joseph. The purpose of this course is to teach the design of operating systems and other systems. Topics covered include concepts of operating systems, networking, database systems and systems programming, including multiple-program systems […]

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Learn Building Dynamic Websites from Harvard Extension School

by Apurva T. July 6, 2014

Today’s websites are increasingly dynamic. Pages are no longer static HTML files but instead generated by scripts and database calls. User interfaces are more seamless, with technologies like Ajax replacing traditional page reloads. This course on Building Dynamic Websites from Harvard Extension School teaches students how to build dynamic websites with Ajax and with Linux, […]

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Microsoft Excel 2013 CheatSheet

by Kelly July 1, 2014

Microsoft Office Excel 2013 needs no introduction – it is a must know skill for anyone who works in a office environment. While Excel is a very powerful software, its subtle appearance doesn’t overwhelm the user and they use minimum features of Excel. If you want to be a powerful ninja Excel user, you need […]

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How to Turn On Logging for BI Publisher or XML Reports

by Apurva T. June 17, 2014

Do you have an issue related to BI Publisher or XML Reports and need to see the logs related to it? Turning on logging for BI Publisher or XML Reports is quite different as compared to say turning on logging for application engine programs. Running BI Publisher Reports in debug mode helps to narrow down the […]

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Global Search Bar Not Showing Up on the Home Page

by Apurva T. May 26, 2014

You might have seen it in PeopleSoft demo or in PeopleSoft training – the global search bar, which sits at the top of the PeopleSoft page and gives you the ability to search from anywhere in PeopleSoft.  There are multiple factors that determine whether the Global Search Bar gets displayed. Lets have a look at […]

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How to Configure SES with Multiple PeopleSoft Instances

by Apurva T. May 25, 2014

E-SES: Using SES with Multiple PeopleSoft Instances (Doc ID 1560981.1)   Requirements for a shared SES: All the systems sharing the SES should have a unique database name All of the systems should be on same tools release (different patch level is fine) When same user id exists on two systems it should be ok […]

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