Have you ever needed to setup a job dynamically based on specific criteria either from the user or data? Have you ever needed to launch a series of processes but they must be run in a specific order waiting for the previous process to complete before the next one begins? Maybe you had a need to run the same program over and over but based on a different run control values?
Well you can use a Job Set to be created by an Application Engine that allows you to build and then run a job with various processes that you build dynamically. This is what you will learn in this document. Specifically how to create the job, job set and the Application Engine program. Specific SQL and PeopleCode are included in the document that you can copy and use in building your program.
Who is this document for?
This document is designed for technical developers in how to code this specific process. The developer must be familiar with setting up processes and jobs. This document can also be used by super users and business analysts to see how a new process can be used to meet the special needs of their business. This document will show the issues as well as the need for using this new process.
About the Author
Joseph Weessies originally joined PeopleSoft as the first Supply Chain consultant in the West Coast in 1995. He quickly earned many accolades and awards not only for his functional skills but his technical as well. Joe left PeopleSoft to become an independent consultant working at PeopleSoft and saw that many developers were struggling to learn PeopleTools. With his release of the only book for PeopleTools 8.1 Joe started on his career of writing books and aids for PeopleTools. Joe has released 3 books, 5 specialty chapters and 7 specialized cheat sheets that are being used all over the world.