About this Course

Who should attend

The target audience for this course is:

  • Business Analysts,
  • Administrators, and
  • Developers


Duration

Students typically complete this material within 16 hours.

You will have access to the videos for 60 days after purchase and may keep the accompanying activity guide for life.


Requirements

This course includes plenty of hands-on activities. To be successful, we recommend keeping a Fluid-capable PeopleSoft development, test, demo, or sandbox handy. If you don't have one, our friends at psadmin.io offer a free course that demonstrates how to build your own PeopleSoft environment that runs on a laptop.

To complete Fluid-based activities, we recommend a minimum PeopleTools release of 8.54.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome to the Course!
    • Hints and Definitions
  • 2
    Chapter 1: Introduction and Installation
    • Objectives
    • Watch: What is PTF?
    • Read: What is PTF?
    • Watch: Online Configuration
    • Read: Applying Online Configuration
    • Watch: PTF Client Installation
    • Read: Installing the PTF Client
    • Read: Testing Strategies
    • Test Your Knowledge
    • Summary
  • 3
    Chapter 2: My First Test
    • Watch: Connection Details and Execution Options
    • Walkthrough 2-1: Connection Details and Execution Options
    • Activity 2-2: Creating More Execution Options
    • Watch: Creating and Recording My First Test
    • Walkthrough 2-3: Creating a Test
    • Walkthrough 2-4: Recording a Test
    • Watch: Test Review and Cleanup
    • Reviewing the Test
    • Walkthrough 2-5: Test Playback and Cleanup
    • Review the Log
    • Watch: Appending to Tests
    • Activity 2-6: Appending to Tests
    • Watch: Using the Messaging Tool
    • Using the Messaging tool
    • Watch: Test Cases
    • Test Cases
    • Creating Efficient Tests and Test Cases
    • Activity 2-7: Manual Test Creation
    • Solution 2-7: Solution to Manual Test Creation Exercise
    • Watch: Manual Test Creation Review
    • Testing for Mobile
    • Watch: Chapter 2 Exam Introduction
    • Activity 2-8: Chapter Final Activity
    • Watch: Chapter 2 Exam Solution
    • Summary
  • 4
    Chapter 3: The PTF "Language"
    • Objectives
    • Reserved Words
    • Watch: The #EXISTS# Test
    • Walkthrough 3-1: The #EXISTS# Test
    • Watch: The #FAIL# Test
    • Walkthrough 3-2: The #FAIL# Test
    • Watch: #LIST#
    • Walkthrough 3-3: #LIST#
    • Watch: #PREFIX#
    • Walkthrough 3-4: #PREFIX#
    • Watch: Variables and Conditional Logic
    • Variables
    • Conditional Logic
    • Walkthrough 3-5: Conditional Logic: Unlocking Accounts
    • Watch: Application Messages
    • Message Recognition: Handling Application Messages
    • Watch: Chapter 3 Exam Introduction
    • Activity 3-6: Chapter Final Activity
    • Watch: Chapter 3 Exam Review
  • 5
    Chapter 4: Advanced Features
    • Scroll Handling: Working with Scroll Areas and Grids
    • Watch: Scroll Select
    • Walkthrough 4-1: Selecting Rows in a Scroll
    • Activity 4-2: Scroll Select Test Case
    • Watch: Scroll Find
    • Walkthrough 4-3: Scroll Find
    • Activity 4-4: Scroll Handling
    • Watch: Executing Queries with PTF
    • Walkthrough 4-5: Executing Queries with PTF
    • Calling Tests
    • Watch: Library Tests
    • Library Tests
    • Walkthrough 4-6: Creating Library Tests
    • Activity 4-7: Using Library Tests
    • Watch: Using a Delivered Library: Click or Verify Tile
    • Activity 4-8: Using Oracle-delivered Library Tests
    • Activity 4-9: Finding Tiles
    • Watch: Review Delivered Library Activities
    • Watch: Data Loader (Loops, Queries, and Data)
    • Walkthrough 4-10: Loops and Data (Using Query Data Loader)
    • Miscellaneous Advanced Features
    • Logging Messages and Screen Shots
    • Functions
    • Persistent Variables
    • Shell Tests
    • MsgBox for Manual Steps
    • Using the Debug Features
    • Recursive Libraries
    • Summary
  • 6
    Chapter 5: Administering PTF
    • Watch: PTF Administration
    • Folder Organization
    • Log Manager
    • Migrating PTF Tests
  • 7
    Chapter 6: Test Maintenance Reports
    • Watch: Test Maintenance Reports
    • Identifying Change Impacts
    • Defining Analysis Rules
    • Creating Test Maintenance Reports
    • Interpreting Test Maintenance Reports
    • Running a Test Maintenance Report from the PTF Client Software
    • Walkthrough 6-1: Test Coverage Reports
    • Interpreting Test Coverage Reports
    • Querying the PTF Report Tables
  • 8
    Chapter 7: Best Practices
    • Naming Conventions
    • Creating a Development Process Flow
    • Creating a Standards Document
    • Creating Solid Tests
  • 9
    Chapter 8: Scripting PTF
    • Running Scripts from the Command line
  • 10
    Chapter 9: Final Activity
    • Add a Phone Number
  • 11
    Concluding Words and Next Steps
    • Final Words From Your Instructor
    • More resources for you
    • Thank you for training with JSMpros! Your input is important, and we would like to learn about your training experience!

Instructor

  • Jim Marion

    Principal Instructor

    Jim Marion

    Jim Marion is an Oracle Ace, prolific and popular blogger, and a highly sought, dynamic public speaker who regularly shares his knowledge at user group conferences and private training events. Feedback is off the charts and we know you will enjoy your time spent with him through this course.