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  • ASG-metaGlossary User
    Course Length: 1.0 day(s)
    Course Description
    This course covers the ASG-metaGlossary product. ASG-metaGlossary User also explains the key metaGlossary concepts and how business terms are accessed and maintained using ASG-metaGlossary.
    Course Content

    The course is comprised of 5 main modules along with hands-on Lab Exercises.

    Module 0 – metaGlossary Overview
    The initial module announces objectives and topics to the class, and so sets the scene for the rest of the course.  It describes the concepts of a business glossary and gives an overview of ASG-Rochade which is the underlying technology behind ASG-metaGlossary

    Module 1 – Getting Started
    First comes an introduction to metaGlossary, describing how to access metaGlossary and how to login and log off metaGlossary.  It gives an overview of the metaGlossary user interface as well as the light-weight html.

    Module 2 – Working with Business Terms
    This module describes business term related tasks, such as searching business terms, opening and closing business terms along with creating, editing and deleting business terms. 

    Module 3 –Approving Business Terms
    The third module not only goes into detail of the approval process for business term, but also shows how to find Business Terms depending on their status in the workflow.  It also shows how to determine the impact of a request, how to track and identify changes as well as resetting the status of Business terms.

    Module 4 – Working With Glossaries
    This module explains the concept of a glossary and how to search glossaries, open and close glossaries. Also described is how to create, edit and delete glossaries

    Module 5 – Working with MyInfoAssist
    The final module explains the concept of and architecture of MyInfoAssist.  It also shows how to configure it and how it functions from a user perspective.

    Course Prerequisites

    An understanding of the use of browsers

    Who Should Attend
    All metaGlossary users and administrators.
    This course is aimed at the end-user community
  • ASG-Mobius-DocumentDirect for the Internet - Administrator Training
    Course Length: 2.0 day(s)
    Course Description
    This course provides a detailed understanding of the ASG-DocumentDirect for the Internet product. It is intended for two groups: Individuals with the responsibility to administer and configure the software and individuals charged with training the end-user community.
    Course Content
    • What is ASG-DocumentDirect for the Internet?
    • Software Installation
    • Repository Configuration
    • User Interface Configuration
    • System and Advanced Configuration Options
    • Document Display Configuration 
    • Document Processing Configuration
    • Presentation and Download Policy Creation
    • Basic Navigation and Index Search
    • Basic Document Processing
    • Advanced Document Processing
    • Using Enterprise Folders
    Course Prerequisites

    Familiarity with ASG-DocumentDirect for the Internet and the ASG-ViewDirect Repository

    Who Should Attend
    • This course is intended for individuals whose job responsibilities require utilization of the more advanced features of ASG-DocumentDirect for the Internet.
    • The course is designed for students who require exposure to the administrative functions of the product in order to perform daily maintenance. It also provides information on advanced topics and is not intended for typical end-users of the product.
    • Additionally, technical project leads/managers as well as technical staff who have the responsibility for installation and server setup of the ASG-DocumentDirect for the Internet environment may also find this course useful.
  • ASG-Mobius-DocumentDirect for the Internet - End User Training
    Course Length: 1.0 day(s)
    Course Description
    This course is intended for individuals who will be end-users of the ASG-DocumentDirect for the Internet solution. After an overview of the solution, students will learn the user interface, how to select different explorer options, open documents, use the locate dialog, understand how to search within, save, download and print a document, utilize enterprise (personal) folders, change display options, create annotations, and familiarize themselves with limited administrative functions (e.g., password maintenance).
    Course Content
    • Overview of ASG-DocumentDirect for the Internet
    • Supported File Types
    • ASG-DocumentDirect for the Internet Icons
    • Selecting an Explorer Option
    • Opening Documents
    • Using ASG-DocumentDirect for the Internet (searching for text, saving documents, printing documents, emailing documents, applying filters, etc.)
    • Managing Content with Enterprise Explorer
    • Selecting Image Document and LPFD Display Options
    • Annotating Documents
    • Changing Passwords
    Course Prerequisites
    • Basic Microsoft Windows desktop knowledge
    • Familiarity with browsers
    • A basic understanding of the company’s business processes/terminology
    Who Should Attend
  • ASG-Mobius-Total Content Integrator (TCI) Training
    Course Length: 3.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    This course is intended for individuals who will be responsible for creating customized front-end applications, utilizing the power of TCI to store and retrieve documents, files, and other information from multiple archive systems.

    Course Content
    • Implementation and Configuration
    • TCI Services (Search, Authentication, Index Mapping, Delivery)
    • TCI Interface and TCI Interface Methods
    • Repositories and Adapters
    Course Prerequisites

    HTML, JavaScript, Java, JSP, and/or advanced internet coding experience strongly recommended.

    Who Should Attend

    Individuals responsible for creating customized front-end applications, utilizing the power of TCI in order to store and retrieve documents, files and other information from multiple archive systems.

  • ASG-Mobius-ViewDirect for ABS Training
    Course Length: 3.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    This course provides training on ASG-ViewDirect-ABS, a data-quality control software tool that helps ensure the integrity and consistency of enterprise information. Users will learn how to plan and create rule procedures for balancing and reconciliation, view the results of balancing and reconciliation procedures, take actions based on procedure results (both internal (within ABS) or external), and audit all results.

    Course Content
    • Balance data from sources against Control Totals
    • Reconcile data from two or more data sources
    • Create and edit applications and balancing items
    • Set-up ViewDirect-ABS to read from, and write to, data sources.
    Course Prerequisites
    • A reasonably-detailed understanding of the company’s business processes/terminology is essential.
    • Attendees should possess a high level understanding of programming logic (an understanding of simple data flow).
    Who Should Attend

    Individuals involved in data quality control, auditing, balancing, exception reporting, etc.

  • ASG-Mobius-ViewDirect for MVS Administrator Training
    Course Length: 4.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    This course is intended for individuals whose job responsibilities include administration, daily maintenance, and the utilization of the more advanced features of ASG-ViewDirect for MVS. Technical support and management staff who may be involved with the installation and configuration of ASG-ViewDirect for MVS may also find this course useful.

    Course Content
    • Introduction to ASG-Mobius Technology
    • Basic Administration and Archive Creation
    • Database Maintenance
    • Using the 3270 Viewing System
    • Retention and Migration
    • Using Enterprise Indexes
    • Report Distribution
    • Security Interfaces
    • Installation
    • Using DB2 for Enterprise Indexes and Annotations
    • Process AFP Documents
    • Process Xerox Documents
    • Process Image Documents
    • Process Check Images
    • Exit Program Overview
    • Migration using NAS Devices
    • Topic Copy
    • Replication
    Course Prerequisites
    • Basic mainframe operating knowledge (ZOS, z/OS) including: JCL, TSO, VSAM, and JES
    • A basic understanding of business process within their organization.
    Who Should Attend
    • This course is intended for individuals whose job responsibilities include daily maintenance of the ASG-Mobius repository, and the utilization of the more advanced features of ASG-ViewDirect for MVS. It also provides information on advanced topics and is not intended for typical end users of the product.
    • Additionally, technical support / management staff who have the responsibility for installation and configuration of ASG-ViewDirect for z/OS may also find this course useful.
  • ASG-Mobius-ViewDirect for Networks Administrator Training
    Course Length: 3.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    This course is intended for individuals whose job responsibilities require utilization of the more advanced features of ASG-ViewDirect for Networks and for individuals who require exposure to the administrative functions of the product in order to perform daily maintenance. Technical project leads/managers as well as technical staff who have the responsibility for installation and server setup of the ASG-ViewDirect environment may also find this course useful.

    Course Content
    • Introduction to ASG-Mobius Technology
    • Installation and Initial System Configuration
    • Basic Administration with Admin Central
    • Archive Policy Creation and Report Archiving
    • Report Distribution
    • Creating and Using Enterprise Indexes
    • Security Interfaces
    • Configure the Print Spooler
    • Archive Creation Batch Processing
    • Archiving Different Types of Documents
    • Using the XML Database Utility
    • Archive Management
    • Implementation Strategies
    Course Prerequisites
    • Microsoft Windows desktop knowledge
    • Knowledge of relational databases (e.g., SQL Server, Oracle)
    • Knowledge of security protocols used within the organization (e.g., LDAP, Active Directory)
    • A basic understanding of business process used within the organization
    Who Should Attend
    • This course is intended for individuals whose job responsibilities require utilization of the more advanced features of ViewDirect for Networks. The course is designed for students who require exposure to the administrative functions of the product in order to perform daily maintenance. It also provides information on advanced topics and is not intended for typical end-users of the product.
    • Additionally, technical project leads/managers as well as technical staff who have the responsibility for installation and server setup of the ViewDirect environment may also find this course useful.
  • ASG-PRO/JCL®
    Course Length: 3.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    The PRO/JCL Training Course Materials provides a modular approach to learning the PRO/JCL software product and an introduction to the REXX Language. Designed for use in the product training classes offered by ASG, these materials describe the features and benefits, initialization and execution of the product, instruction about batch mode execution, and description of the PRO/JCL reports. It also provides exercises using Edit Macros, PRO/JCL Change, Reformatter, and the Standards Facility. This course contains approximately a half-day introduction to REXX. It was intended to provide the basics for those individuals planning to write PRO/JCL JMP programs.

    Course Content

    This course is comprised of 14 main modules, each with at least one hands-on lab exercise.

    Day 1 - PRO/JCL Introduction & Concepts

    Module 1 - PRO/JCL Introduction

    In today’s IT environments, smooth running data centers must provide acceptable levels of service and responsiveness to the end user. Mission critical applications supporting a business enterprise require rapid response to changing requirements and do not tolerate down time or production delays. JCL is one of the major failure points in mission-critical batch applications. PRO/JCL will help.

    Module 2 - PRO/JCL Validation
    This unit was designed to introduce the user to PRO/JCL Validation. You will learn how to:
    • Validate single job or control statement members
    • Validate a large number of jobs or control statement members
    • Validate using the different PRO/JCL execution environments
    Module 3 - PRO/JCL Reformatter
    In this unit you will learn how to:
    • Reformat a single member using the PRO/JCL “JJ REFORMAT” Edit Macro
    • Reformat a group of JCL members from the PRO/JCL Validation panel
    • View and set the appropriate reformat specifications
    Module 4 - PRO/JCL Administration
    This module covers specific tasks that the PRO/JCL Product Administrator would need to implement in order to setup and maintain the product. The topics discussed are:
    • User Configuration Panel
    • Alternate RTS, REF and JMP Members
    • Create/Change RTS Member
    • Centralized Administration Using the PCFILE
    • Directed Execution
    • PRO/JCL Workstation
    • PRO/JCL Started Task
    • Problem Determination
    • PRO/JCL Usages Reports
    Module 5 - PRO/JCL Power User
    This section was designed for the PRO/JCL Power User, one who will use advanced features for a variety of purposes. Topics of interest include:
    • Creating specific RTS members, and validate with RTS settings modified
    • Simulating Job Flow processes
    • Running PRO/JCL Validation, Reformat, Change, and Standards in batch
    • Discussion and examples on Directed Execution and Exits
    Module 6 - PRO/JCL Interfaces
    In this section, we will review the PRO/JCL interfaces, and provide examples of how to set up and use a few of them.

    Module 7 - REXX Introduction
    The purpose of this training course is to provide a basic foundation for the REXX Language which will enable customers to develop their own user-defined programs. A general knowledge of TSO/ISPF and some programming experience is required.
    • Introduction
    • Statements
    • Program Flow
    • File In/Out
    • Program Debugging

    Day 2 - PRO/JCL Training Continued

    Module 8 - JMP Introduction
    JMP is the PRO/JCL, JCL Manipulation Program that was designed to perform global change and enforce site standards.
     
    Module 9 - PRO/JCL Standards
    The PRO/JCL JMP Facility provides a way to create, implement, and enforce site-specific standards. Site-specific standards are important for protecting and managing company systems assets. The statements that define standards are written in REXX using the PRO/JCL JMPAPI and RLAPI function calls

    Module 10 - Global Change
    Examine and practice using PRO/JCL JMP’s as a powerful change tool - helping to update and maintain your JCL.

    Day 3 - ASG-PRO/JCL Advanced JMP

    Module 11 - JMP Standards & Change Development

    Examine and practice using JMP Model and PRO/JCL JMP Facility as an aid to creating, testing & maintaining your JMP’s. We will also explore using Internal and External tables and more advanced coding of JCL Standards and Change.

    Module 12 - JMP hands on Lab
    Create & test 1 - 3 JMP routines. Utilize the JMP facility and some ASG pre-defined scenarios or ones supplied by class participants.

    Module 13 - Customer Support Orientation
    In this section we will provide an overview of our Customer Support services and review how to get assistance when you have questions regarding the product.

    Module 14 - Global Change
    In this unit, we’re going to introduce more advanced uses of the PRO/JCL JMP Facility that will help you to perform global changes.

    Course Prerequisites

    An understand of JCL and JCL concepts A basic understanding of REXX code and TSO ISPF

    Who Should Attend

    All new PRO/JCL users and administrators Existing PRO/JCL users and administrators who are new to this tool This course is aimed at the end user community.

  • ASG-Rochade - Browser User
    Course Length: 1.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    The course covers the ASG-Rochade Browser product. ASG-Rochade Browser User also explains the key Browser concepts and how to navigate using the pathway system to navigate different metadata structures. It also allows you to execute easy-to-use reporting functions that enable you to investigate and present metadata interdependencies and trace data lineages in a transparent manner.

    Course Content

    The course is comprised of 4 main modules along with hands-on Lab Exercises.

    Module 1 – Rochade Browser Overview
    This module announces objectives and topics to the class, and so sets the scene for the rest of the course.  It describes the concepts of a business glossary and gives an overview of ASG-Rochade which is the underlying technology behind ASG-Rochade Browser.

    Module 2 – Getting Started
    First comes an introduction to the Rochade Browser, describing how to access Browser and how to login and log off.  It gives an overview of the Rochade Browser user interface.

    Module 3 – Working with Metadata Entities
    This module focuses on the functions provided in the Rochade Browser GUI that enable you to browse your metadata.  Using Rochade Browser consists mainly of working with Metadata Entities, Opening Metadata Entities, running Queries on Metadata Entities, Annotating Metadata Entities, and managing Your Favorites.

    Module 4 – Additional Tasks
    This module explains how defines user preferences, configuring Pathways in the Navigation Area and Configuring Portlets on the Home Tab.

    Course Prerequisites

    An understanding of the use of the Rochade browsers.

    Who Should Attend
    • All Rochade users and administrators.
    • This course is aimed at the end-user community.
  • ASG-Rochade - Browser Administrator
    Course Length: 1.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    The course covers the administration of the ASG-Rochade Browser product.

    Course Content
    The course is comprised of 5 main modules along with hands-on Lab Exercises.

    Module 1 – Rochade Browser Overview
    This module provides overview of ASG-Rochade Browser and its user interface.

    Module 2 – Rochade Browser Architecture
    This module provides and overview of the architecture of ASG-Rochade Browser. It gives a brief introduction to the enabling technologies for Rochade Browser metaGlossary including ASG-Rochade, ZKoss Enterprise framework, etc. It also covers the Browser Information Model as well as the metadata Pathways.

    Module 3 – Rochade Browser Installation
    This module describes the installation of ASG-Rochade and then installation the ASG-Rochade Browser.

    Module 4 – Rochade Browser Extensions
    This module covers the extending the Pathways to display in the Rochade Browser.

    Module 5 – Initial Administration Tasks
    • RRT scripts
    • Runs RRT scripts for Source scanners and buses.
    Course Prerequisites
    • A general understanding of the use of Rochade Browser is highly desirable. This can only be achieved from the Rochade Browser User course.
    • A general understanding of the administration of Rochade is highly desirable. This can only be achieved from the ASG-Rochade – System Administrator course.
    Who Should Attend

    All Rochade Browser administrators

  • ASG-Rochade - Metability User
    Course Length: 2.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    This course covers Metability, the new ASG-Rochade GUI, from a user's perspective. This course also provides an explanation of key ASG-Rochade concepts. It is an ideal starting point for potential ASG-Rochade users who are familiar with metadata concepts.

    Course Content
    • Introduce the architecture of ASG-Rochade, including where and how Metability fits into the ASG-Rochade stable of products
    • Discuss the importance of items, the building block of the ASG-Rochade repository, and explain how to perform basic repository functions on items such as browse, update, and delete
    • Highlight the differences between the various ASG-Rochade applications in terms of how they are opened and navigated and how their contents are viewed and compared
    • Detail the different reporting, querying, and search capabilities of Metability, as well as its powerful diagramming options
    • Provide a full explanation of namespaces, which are relatively new to ASG-Rochade, and discuss how to navigate and maintain these types of relationships with Metability
    • Discuss user tailoring and introduce the plug-in technology of Metability
    Course Prerequisites

    ASG-Rochade - Repository Concepts An understanding of metadata and enterprise metadata repositories.

    Who Should Attend

    All repository users and administrators

  • ASG-Rochade - metaGlossary Administrator
    Course Length: 1.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    The course covers the administration of the ASG-metaGlossary product.

    Course Content

    The course is comprised of 6 main modules along with hands-on Lab Exercises.

    Module 1 – metaGlossary Overview
    This module provides and overview of ASG-metaGlossary and its user interface.

    Module 2 – metaGlossary Architecture
    This module provides and overview of the architecture of ASG-metaGlossary. It gives a brief introduction to the enabling technologies for metaGlossary including ASG-Rochade, ZKoss Enterprise framework, etc. It also covers the metaGlossary Information Model as well as the approval process for business terms.

    Module 3 – metaGlossary Installation
    This module describes the installation of ASG-Rochade and then installation the ASG-metaGlossary.

    Module 4 – Configuring metaGlossary
    This module covers the configuration tasks of metaGlossary for:

    • Localizing the metaGlossary user interface
    • Setup of the lightweight HTML interface
    • Setup of the mail notification service
    • Setup for WebAccess integration
    Module 5 – Initial Administration Tasks
    This module covers the initial administration task to enable to ready metaGlossary for use by the users. It includes:
    • Specifying the metaGlossary context
    • Creating lines of business as well as assigning positions to roles and defining the default role
    • Adding custom business term types
    Module 6 – Administering Roles
    This module covers the administration or roles within metaGlossary.  This includes:
    • Administering generic roles
    • Creating role templates
    • Creation of role hierarchies
    • Default roles
    • Administration of permissions
    Course Prerequisites
    Who Should Attend

    All metaGlossary administrators

  • ASG-Rochade - metaGlossary User
    Course Length: 1.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    The course covers the ASG-metaGlossary product. ASG-metaGlossary User also explains the key metaGlossary concepts and how business terms are accessed and maintained using ASG-metaGlossary.

    Course Content
    The course is comprised of 4 main modules along with hands-on Lab Exercises.

    Module 1 – metaGlossary Overview
    This module announces objectives and topics to the class, and so sets the scene for the rest of the course.  It describes the concepts of a business glossary and gives an overview of ASG-Rochade which is the underlying technology behind ASG-metaGlossary

    Module 2 – Getting Started
    First comes an introduction to metaGlossary, describing how to access metaGlossary and how to login and log off metaGlossary.  It gives an overview of the metaGlossary user interface as well as the light-weight html.

    Module 3 – Working With Business Terms
    This module describes business term related tasks, such as searching business terms, opening and closing business terms along with creating, editing and deleting business terms.  Also covered is the approval process for business term changes as well as exporting business terms.

    Module 4 – Working With Glossaries
    This module explains the concept of a glossary and how to search glossaries, open and close glossaries. Also described is how to create, edit and delete glossaries.
    Course Prerequisites

    An understanding of the use of browsers

    Who Should Attend
    All metaGlossary users and administrators
  • ASG-Rochade - Repository Concepts
    Course Length: 0.5 day(s)
    Course Description

    This half-day, introductory-level course introduces IT professionals to some of the fundamental repository concepts. No prior knowledge of repository technology is required. This course enables attendees to gain an understanding of what metadata is and why it is important. It will introduce them to repository terminology and basic features and also show a repository's possible uses. Finally, this course provides an overview of the ASG-Rochade Repository Architecture.

    Course Content
    • Introduction to repositories
    • Understanding metadata and why it is important
    • ASG-Rochade Repository overview
    • Introduction to repository applications
    Course Prerequisites

    None

    Who Should Attend

    Administrators, developers, and end-users

  • ASG-Rochade - System Administrator
    Course Length: 4.0 day(s)
    Course Description
    This course is essential for Rochade Repository administrators who are new to Rochade or who wish to substantially extend the scope of the ASG-Rochade repository environment, with particular emphasis on the creation and maintenance of Repository Information Models (or RIMs).
     
    Course Content
    This course consists of 9 modules and lab exercises.

    Module 1 - Overview of Rochade Administration Roles and Tasks
    • Administration Roles and Tasks
    • Rochade environment
    • Rochade infrastructure administration
    • Rochade database administration
    • User administration
    • Model administration
    • Subject area administration
    Module 2 - Rochade Administration Getting Started
    • Rochade server install
    • Rochade client install
    • Rochade database backup
    • Administration using Metability
    • Introduction to model administration
    • Introduction to subject area administration
    Module 3 - Rochade Infrastructure Administration
    • Rochade technical architecture
    • System limits
    • Rochade initialization files
    • Rochade as a service
    • Server shutdown
    Module 4 - Rochade Database Administration
    • Rochade database
    • Creating a new Rochade database
    • Rochade database integrity
    • Rochade database utility
    • Verifying a Rochade database
    • On-line Rochade database backup
    • AutoPilot database administration utility  
    Module 5 - Rochade User Administration
    • User authentication
    • User class
    • Setup of the administration database
    • Setup of the first user account
    • User administration
    Module 6 - Rochade Information Modeling
    • Rochade information model (RIM)
    • RIM modeling
    • Model administration
      • Defining a RIM
      • Item type creation
      • Item type attributes
      • Item type relationships
      • Importing RIMs
      • Item type profiles
    Module 7 - Rochade Subject Area Administration
    • Terms and concepts
    • Subject area creation
    • Subject area user administration
    Module 8 - Populating the Repository
    • Sources of metadata
    • Rochade metadata import and export
    • Rochade scanners and Bus Interfaces
    • Content Interface Toolkit
    Module 9 - Advanced Topics
    • Rochade subject area hierarchies
    • Rochade naming groups
    Course Prerequisites
    Attendees should be familiar with metadata concepts and enterprise metadata repositories in general. This knowledge can be acquired by attending the ASG-Rochade - Repository Concepts Course.
     
    Who Should Attend
    Administrators and developers
     
  • ASG-Rochade - Train the Trainer
    Course Length: 4.0 day(s)
    Course Description
    Typical Train the Trainer courses will require a student to take initial user training followed by additional training with the appropriate materials.

    Course objective: To provide appropriate ASG-Rochade training to enable the customer to then train others within the organization.

    Note: An additional license fee is applicable if ASG training materials are to be used to deliver a particular training course. 
    Note 2: Course length may vary.
    Course Content
    Varies
    Course Prerequisites
    A knowledge of ASG-Rochade subject matter Basic training delivery skills
     
    Who Should Attend
    Administrators, developers, and end-users
     
  • ASG-Rochade - WebAccess Discovery Administrator
    Course Length: 2.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    This training course covers the basics of the ASG-Rochade Web-enabling technology, ASG-Rochade WebAccess. Attendees will learn about the administration of both WebAccess Explorer and WebAccess Discovery.

    Course Content
    This course consists of 6 modules and lab exercises.

    Module 1 - Installation & Architecture
    • WebAccess Architecture
    • Prerequisites
    • Installation steps
    • Installation options
    Module 2 - Explorer & Discovery Administration Overview
    • Explorer vs. Discovery administration.
    • Discovery RIM
    • Discovery Administration Components overview
    Module 3 - Managing Mappings and Icons
    • Managing Discovery Icons
    • Graphviz overview
    • Discovery Mapping
      • Table, text, button, listbox
      • Item Types
      • Attributes
    Module 4 - Designing & Building Discovery Applications
    • Designing & creating Discovery Applications
    • Creating Business Views
    • Discovery Topic Development - Part 1
      • Introduction
      • Topic Source Code
      • Entry topics
      • Subtopics
    • Discovery Topic Development - Part 2
      • Contextsensitive topics
    • Parameters and Templates
    Module 5 - Introduction to WebAccess Programming
    • Web Server side of WebAccess
    • Accessing Rochade Metadata with WebAccess
    • WebAccess and JSP
    • WebAccess Path Concept
    • WebAccess Programming examples
      • WebAccess WebDialogs
      • Components
      • Events
    Module 6 - Miscellaneous WebAccess Discovery Admin Tasks
    • Graphviz installation
    • Graphviz installation
    • Lucene search engine
    • MetaItem concept and implementation
    • Starting/stopping WebAccess application
    • General tailoring
      • Localizing the interface
      • Style sheets
      • Tailoring existing JSPs
    Course Prerequisites

    Participants should be experienced ASG-Rochade administrators who are familiar with all aspects of ASG-Rochade General understanding of WebAccess navigation is highly desirable (This knowledge can only be acquired during the ASG-Rochade - WebAccess User course)

    Who Should Attend

    Administrators and/or developers who will be working with Web developers to develop Web-based applications that access ASG-Rochade via WebAccess.

  • ASG-Rochade - WebAccess Discovery Developer
    Course Length: 2.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    This training course covers the customization of WebAccess using WebAccess Discovery Dialog Manager and is based on Rochade’s Java API. Through lectures and lab exercises, you will learn how to develop WebAccess WebDialog Components and Events and how to build customized Discovery applications that meet your organization’s needs. WebAccess Java classes and methods are also covered in detail.

    Course Content
    The course is comprised of 7 main modules, each with at least one hands-on Lab Exercise.

    Module 0 - WebAccess Discovery Developer Introduction
    • Course objectives
    • Brief introduction to WebAccess individual components
    Module 1 - WebDialogs
    • Prerequisites for creating Web Dialogs
    • Why Web Dialogs?
    • Events & Components
    • Components
    • Creation of WebAccess Dialogs
    • Dialog Designer
    • Lab Exercise
    • Summary
    Module 2 – WebDialog Events Overview
    • What are Events?
    • Event Types
    • Creation of Events
    • Events vs Topics
    • Lab Exercise
    • Summary
    Module 3 – Discovery Subject Area
    • Discovery Subject Area
    • WebDialog Item Types
    • Creating a Web Dialog – behind the scene
    • Lab Exercise
    • Summary
    Module 4 – WebAccess Java Classes & Methods
    • WebAccess Java Classes overview
    • Class Aarr
    • Class RGW
    • Path Concept
    • WebAccess Methods
    • Other methods of class RGW
    • Class RGWComponent
    • Class RGWCompUtil
    • Lab Exercise
    • Summary
    Module 5 - WebDialog Components
    • Components (XML Element Types)
    • Component General Attributes
    • Dialog Design & Alignment
    • Component detailed review - Part 1
      • Table, text, button, list box
    • Lab Exercise
    • Component detailed review - Part 2
      • Checkbox, group, frames & line, list, link, html & hidden, marker & use.
    • Lab Exercise
    • Summary
    Module 6 - WebDialog Events
    • WebDialog Events Overview
    • Component Access within Events
      • Retrieving & Setting Component's Attributes
      • Adding, Duplicating & Deleting Components
      • Retrieve Sub-components
    • WebAccess Methods – Part 1
      • Create object/item list
      • Get List of items of specific item type
      • Execute Query
    • Lab Exercise
    • WebAccess Methods – Part 2
      • Execute Report
      • Item Access
      • Retrieve (Mapped) Item Names
      • Item Locking
      • Retrieve Item Access Rights
      • Retrieve/Write Item Content
      • Create/Copy/Delete/Rename Items
    • Lab Exercise
    • Summary
    Module 7 - Extended Development
    • Component Attribute “User data”
    • Class RGWCompUtil - Dialog Component Access
    • Dynamic component access
    • Class RGWTokenizer
    • Multi-language support
    • Display error message and confirmations
    • Using Other Java Classes
    • Using Rochade Procedure Language
    • Compile and execution errors
    • Lab Exercise
    • Summary
    Course Prerequisites

    Participants should be experienced Rochade administrators who are familiar with all aspects of Rochade General understanding of WebAccess navigation is highly desirable, including a good understanding a WebAccess Discovery and how to create Discovery Applications, Business Views and Topics. This knowledge can be acquired during the ASG-Rochade - WebAccess User course and the ASG-Rochade - WebAccess Developer course Java development experience.

    Who Should Attend

    Administrators and/or developers who will be creating customized WebAccess applications and/or need to adapt WebAccess existing objects to meet their site specific requirements.

  • ASG-Rochade - WebAccess User
    Course Length: 2.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    The course covers the WebAccess Product and the two delivered components Explorer and Discovery. ASG-WebAccess User also explains the key Rochade concepts and how these are accessed in WebAccess.

    Course Content

    The course is comprised of 7 main modules, each with at least one hands-on Lab Exercise.

    Module 0 - WebAccess Introduction

    WebAccess Introduction announces objectives and topics to the class, and so sets the scene for the rest of the course.

    Module 1 - WebAccess Overview

    First comes an introduction to WebAccess, describing its basic architecture and outlining briefly how, by means of Java Server Pages and a Web server, WebAccess enables users to access the Rochade repository with their Web browser.

    Module 2 – Rochade Concepts

    This will provide the persons who are new to Rochade with a brief Rochade concepts overview, and familiarizes them with Rochade terminology used throughout the course.

    Module 3 – Getting Started

    The first part of Getting Started provides a guided tour of the WebAccess graphical user interface and an introduction to working with WebAccess Explorer. The second part teaches how to browse the Rochade repository. Specifically, it covers the various Features and Activities of Application Lists, Item Type Lists and Item Lists. How to filter Item lists, how to save and load Item Lists is also discussed. Each part includes a Lab exercise.

    Module 4 - Working with Items

    Items are the building block of the ASG-Rochade Repository. This module describes item-related tasks, such as creating, deleting, copying, renaming, and editing. Attachment of binary files or URLs to items is also described.

    Module 5 - Namespaces and WebAccess

    Module 5 covers in details what Namespaces are, their rules and benefits. This illustrates how WebAccess maintains items having Namespaces attributes.

    Module 6 - Reports and Queries

    WebAccess offers very powerful reporting capabilities. This module describes the reporting, querying, and item searching functions of WebAccess Explorer. Two Lab exercises are included.

    Module 7 - WebAccess Discovery

    A non-technical WebAccess end user can work with WebAccess Discovery to extract information from the Rochade repository.

    Course Prerequisites

    An understanding of metadata and Enterprise Metadata Repositories

    Who Should Attend
    All new Repository users and administrators Existing Repository users and administrator who are new to this tool. This course is aimed at the end-user community.
  • ASG-Safari - A Comprehensive Journey with ASG-Safari/UDMS
    Course Length: 4.0 day(s)
    Course Description

    Tools used: Server-based ASG-Safari/UDMS Modules (INQ, RPW, ADM, 4RW, 4DM, TXT, LBL, XTR, EXP, FRM, and UPD). This course is for the first-time user. The material covered includes basic concepts and terminology, navigating the system, and functional coverage of all the server-based modules. Emphasis is placed on ASG-Safari ReportWriter, 4RW-ReportWriter, 4DM-DataManager, FormsManager, Administration, Inquiry, and Update through hands-on experience.

    Course Content
    Topics from "A to Z" are addressed, including:
    • Database Interface Overview
    • Efficient Database Queries (INQ)
    • Reporting Capabilities of the UDMS ReportWriter (RPW)
    • Creation and Maintenance of Record and View Definitions (ADM)
    • Reporting Capabilities of the UDMS 4GL ReportWriter (4RW)
    • Developing Custom Screens and Forms Applications (ADM, FRM)
    • Creating Labels, Graphs, and Form Letters (LBL, GRW, TXT)
    • Using Export & Extract for Data Manipulation and Efficiency (EXP, XTR)
    • Data Management with Update, FormsManager, and 4DM (UPD, FRM, 4DM)
    Course Prerequisites
    Who Should Attend

    End users, power users, and super users. Users who use the server-based tools within ASG-Safari InfoServer (ASG-Safari client tools are not covered in this class) Users, system managers, and/or database administrators who are interested in an in-depth study of all ASG-Safari/UDMS server-based applications Users who have installed ASG-Safari on MPE/ix, VMS, or UNIX® operating systems Do not attend this class if you are using ASG-Safari on a Windows NT® or AS/400 operating system.



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