Chapter 2. Developer Tasks

In this chapter, we will describe the processes and tasks that a developer typically has to carry out during the configuration process. In addition, we will try to establish a thoughtful and well structured approach of customization with the upgrade in mind. The following topics will be discussed here:

  • Initializing the local database
  • Getting object definitions from the server database
  • Projects and objects
  • Siebel Tools options
  • The development process
    • Checking out
    • Creating or modifying object definitions
    • Validating object definitions
    • Compiling object definitions
    • Testing and debugging
    • Checking in
  • Local locking and prototyping
  • Archiving object definitions
  • Importing archived object definitions
  • Comparing object definitions
  • Searching the Siebel ...

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