Training Courses Outline

Fresche View Jump Start Customer Planning – Half Day

 

Overview:

The course helps customers install, set up and begin using Fresche View.

Requirements: The course will require involvement of the key IBM i admin and development resources at the customer site.

 

Description:

All work will be performed remotely using WebEx or Go-to-Meeting to collaboratively install and set up the product. Fresche staff have a wealth of experience with the types of issues that may be encountered at the outset and can help smooth the initial setup. Our expert staff will help focus the customer’s teams on the features and functionality of Fresche View that will be most beneficial to the customer technical teams right away.

 

Topics Covered:

The course has three main sections:

1. Introductory call

Discuss IBM i system environment, Discuss application environment, Clarify key stakeholders

2. Server and client product installs

Download and install products, Confirm proper installations

3. Repository build

Populate repository, Discuss key findings, Explore Fresche View functions that will be useful at this location

X-Analysis Professional: Impact Analysis, Graphical Documentation and Data Model Extraction – Two Days

 

Overview:

The course consists of an interactive lecture, demonstrations and a hands-on lab covering X-Analysis Professional. Lab instructions and IBM i libraries are provided to execute labs from a desktop and an IBM i server. If time and conditions permit the skills learned are applied to the user’s applications/data.
Requirements:
• X-Analysis plug-in installed in one of the IBM Rational tools such as RDi or in Eclipse that is installed on the student desktop.
• The ability to connect the student’s desktop to the IBM i server for the labs.
• The ability to create and restore libraries is required for the labs on a System i server.

 

Description:

This course covers X-Analysis Professional. The course explains how to generate and use the cross-reference library used by X-Analysis. Use of the interactive GUI to review and analyze Data Flow Diagrams and Structure Charts is covered. Impact Analysis using the Variable Where Used functions as well as the Documenter and Application Area creation and use are among the topics covered.

 

Topics Covered:

The course has three main sections:

1. Impact Analysis & Documentation

Generating the Cross-Reference library, Data Flow Diagrams, Structure Charts, Program Structure Charts, Variable Where Used, Application Areas, Annotation, Pseudo code, Flowcharts

2. Data Model Extraction

Methods used to generate the data model, Generating the data model, Review and use of the data dictionary, Data file relationships and how they are determined, Reviewing the data model for accuracy, Overriding and adding relationship, Viewing of data

3. Repository build

Populate repository, Discuss key findings, Explore Fresche View functions that will be useful at this location

X-2E Analysis – Four Days

 

Overview:

The course consists of interactive lectures, demonstrations and hands-on labs covering X-2E Analysis. Lab instructions and IBM i libraries are provided to execute labs from a desktop and an IBM i server. If time and conditions permit, the skills learned are applied to the user’s applications/data.

Requirements:
• X-Analysis plug-in installed in one of the IBM Rational tools such as RDi or in Eclipse that is installed on the student desktop.
• The ability to connect the student’s desktop to the IBM i server for the labs.
• The ability to create and restore libraries is required for the labs on an IBM i server.

 

Description:

The course explains how to generate and use the cross-reference library based on 2E applications/models. The course also covers: CA 2E (Synon) Impact Analysis, Graphical Documentation, Data Model Extraction, Business Rules, Metrics and Audits.

 

Topics Covered:

The course has four main sections:

1. Impact Analysis & Graphical Documentation

Generating the Cross Reference library, Data Flow Diagrams, Action Diagram source review, Structure Charts, Program Structure Charts, Variable Where Used, Application Areas, Annotation, Flowcharts, Documenter

2. Data Model Extraction

Methods used to generate the data model, Generating the data model, Review and use of the data dictionary, Data file relationships and how they are determined, Reviewing the data model for accuracy, Overriding and adding relationship, Viewing of data, Confirming relationships

3. Business Rules

Definition of Business Rules and types of rules, Deriving Business Rules, Business Rules database, Business rules status, Business Rules Where Used Capabilities, Annotation, Business Rules with Action Diagrams, Screen Flow diagrams, Screen Action diagrams

4. Audit & Metrics

Generating and using metrics, Creating and using specialized reports, Generating and using difference between repositories, How to create and use PTF analysis for different versions of software products, Linking of repositories, Use of linked repositories

Newlook course – Three Days

 

Overview:

The course helps customers install, set up and begin using Newlook products.

Requirements:

 

Description:

The course consists of interactive lectures, demonstrations and hands-on labs covering Newlook products. Lab instructions and IBM i libraries are provided to execute labs from a desktop and an IBM i server.

 

Topics Covered:

The course has three main sections:

1. Day One

Looksoftware product suite overview, Setting up a new project in version 10, Connections, Settings, Rules

2. Day Two

Overrides and Screen IDs, Identify, Designer, Looksoftware object model, Macros and Scripts

3. Day Three

Project implementation, Deployment overview, Advanced tools overview