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Dead Code Kills

Your applications contain 20-30% dead code that is never executed. Not just commented-out code that programmers have left in “just in case”, but routines never called, branches never executed and screens never displayed.
The cost of software maintenance depends on the size of the code base, but systems with dead code are more expensive to maintain. This is because every time a developer comes across a dead piece of code, he becomes unsure: “I wonder what this does? Is it executed at all? I better investigate some more.”

Using the Concurrent Request "Transfer Journals to GL - Assets"

Most users transfer journals to GL via the transfer parameter within Create Accounting.  If you set that parameter to yes, Create Accounting will transfer everything it accounts within that batch to GL as part of the Create Accounting process.  However, what if you accidentally set that parameter to No?  Create Accounting, when next run, will not pick up the items accounted in the earlier run.  It handles ONLY those items accounted within the specific run.  To move those earlier items, you hav

Minimising Parse Time in Application Engine with ReUseStatement

This article explains how to determine the overhead of using literal values rather than bind variables in SQL submitted by PeopleSoft Application Engine programs. Using a combination of PeopleSoft Application Engine Batch Timings and Oracle Active Session History (ASH), it is possible to determine where it is most effective to change to alter this behaviour by setting the ReUse attribute.

How to Customize Your Field Service Wireless Application

For some time now customers have been asking for the ability to customize the Field Service Wireless application so that custom pages can be added.  The Field Service development team listened and have now incorporated that functionality into the product in 12.1.3+. The application now allows you to add a custom page built using JSP technology using AOL/J infrastructure.

PeopleTools 8.54 Feature: ExcelToCI Errors and Warnings Worksheet

Some years ago, I wrote this post on ExcelToCI limitations. One of the limitations I've found annoying in the past was the need to move the mouse over each Warning or Error result cell.

ADF BC View Object SQL Query Customization with MDS

This post is based on my previous article about MDS Seeded Customization - MDS Seeded Customization Approach with Empty External Project. Today I will focus on explaining how to customise SQL query for read-only VO. This is not so obvious as it sounds. However, it is doable - I will explain how.

Living IT in the modern digital economy

I recently had a discussion with Chris Keene from BMC.  Chris is president of the Data Center Automation and Cloud Management product line.  We shared common thoughts around the challenges enterprise businesses have with compliance and managing infrastructure.

Oracle Cost Management - Upgrade 11i to Release 12 Assistant

We are extremely pleased to announce the Upgrade 11i to Release 12 Assistant: Oracle Cost Management (Doc ID 1931815.2) document has been released. You will find valuable information related to Planning the Upgrade, Issues during the Upgrade and Issues after the Upgrade process is completed.

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