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IBM Forms 8 Workshop (WPW20G)

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  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
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Course Overview

Course Duration 3 days

Do you need an effective method to capture and validate end user input, in real time, either from the Web or in stand-alone applications? Are you in an industry that requires an exact match to existing web applications or paper forms to meet government or industry regulations? Is there a need to upgrade the end user experience to eliminate input errors so that only validated and required data is collected by your application or service? IBM Forms V8.0 automates forms-based business processes to help improve efficiency, customer service, and time to value making you more responsive to customer and market needs. IBM Forms V8.0 enables Line-of-Business and IT users to collect data and automate processes via agile web-application, as well as classic document based forms applications in one nicely integrated package, which can also be utilized on iOS and Android tablet based devices.

A new key feature in IBM Forms version 8.0 introduces IBM Forms Experience Builder, which provides the following benefits to line of businesses and IT users:

  • Exceptional web-based data collection applications

  • Easy-to-use, web-driven creation of compelling, data collection user interface

  • Lightweight routing for approvals and notifications

  • CSS-based styling

  • Easy integration with REST Services via REST API

Who Should Attend

  • This intermediate course is designed for IBM Forms Solution Architects and developers.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


You should have:

  • Good technical understanding of Internet concepts

  • General understanding of object-oriented programming concepts, systems, and languages

  • Some knowledge of Web 2.0 concepts

Experience with XML and Java technology is desirable. Experience with IBM Forms development is recommended.

Course Objectives

  • Learn about the key features provided in IBM Forms version 8 with the focus on the new IBM Forms Experience Builder.

  • Using the IBM Forms Experience Builder, you will learn to use the simple web-based user interface to:

    • develop interactive form driven applications

    • integrate role based security

    • implement the integrated lightweight routing for approvals and notifications

    • explore personalized integration with WebSphere Portal

    • leverage open standards utilizing REST API services

Course Content

  • Introduction to IBM Forms 8.0 and Forms Experience Builder (FEB)

  • IBM Forms Experience Builder (FEB) Overview

  • IBM Forms Classic vs. IBM Forms Experience Builder

  • LAB: IBM FEB UI Tour Introduction

  • LAB: IBM FEB Application Development

  • IBM Forms Experience Builder - Custom Themes

  • LAB: Creating Custom Themes

  • IBM Forms Experience Builder - Application Security

  • LAB: Exploring Application Security

  • FEB Personalization Integration with Websphere Portal (FEB Installation and configuration)

  • LAB: Integrating IBM Forms Experience Builder with WebSphere Portal

  • IBM Forms Experience Builder Architecture and Services Integration

  • FEB JavaScript API

  • LAB: FEB JavaScript API

  • LAB: IBM Forms Experience Builder - REST API

  • IBM Forms 8.0 Classic Overview

  • IBM Forms 8.0 Classic Architecture

  • IBM Forms 8.0 Classic - Forms Designer

  • LAB: IBM Classic Forms 8.0 Designer

  • IBM Forms 8.0 Classic - WebForms Server vs. WebForm Viewer

  • LAB: Tour of IBM Forms Viewer

  • Integrating IBM Forms Classic with IBM Case Manager

Course ID: WPW20G

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