April 06, 2015
Developing pages in PeopleSoft Fluid UI can be pretty time consuming and cumbersome.
In this post we’ll explain 2 ways to make your workflow better & faster:
Most of the times you probably prefer to not use PeopleSoft App Designer when modifying files. This will allow you to use your favorite editor and have a faster save-reload cycle.
@require attributes. You can also update the
@match attribute if you want to only load these files on certain pages, have a look at the @match patterns site if you do.
As soon as you’re finished with your local custom CSS & JS, you should move it to the actual PeopleSoft code. Feel free to check out some recommended steps.
Loading custom JS & CSS locally is just the first step in improving your workflow. Usually you’ll also want to make sure you don’t have to save code in 1 file and you’ll want some other optimization steps like:
When the build is complete it makes all the assets available in the following format:
That way to other devs can easily see & download the latest version of the files.
These are a couple of things we’re currently dreaming of:
We should always use the best tool for the job and being productive as a developer should be an important focus.
I hope you’ll be able to use this in your daily development workflow and if you have any remarks / comments, feel free to contact me on twitter.