Automation Developer

Fundamentals
 
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PROGRAM SUMMARY

Start building, scheduling and running practical automation that reduces daily stress with RunMyJobs’ intuitive processes and chains.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS PROGRAM

Automation developers new to RunMyJobs

RUNMYJOBS AUTOMATION DEVELOPER: FUNDAMENTALS LEARNING PROGRAM

This Learning Program consists of 3 courses, made up of 12 lessons. Each course includes a quiz, an exercise workbook with step-by-step practice exercises and instruction, and a supplemental training guide with additional details.

COURSE 1: NAVIGATE

This course explains how to navigate the RunMyJobs user interface; how to adjust user settings; how to use filter and search capabilities; and how to access help and resources.

Module Descripion
Lesson 1:  
User Interface Navigation

Learn how to log in to RunMyJobs, identify all major navigation areas, and understand user interface functions and terminology.

Lesson 2:  
User Settings

Learn where and how to access and adjust user options and administrator security options, including how to add contacts and users and assign user roles.

Lesson 3: 
Filter and Search

Become familiar with filters, IntelliSearch and object search functions to locate the exact information needed quickly and easily, and understand how the search methods are different and when to use each.

Lesson 4: 
Help and Resources

Learn how to access RunMyJobs integrated online help, guides and technical documents, and tutorial videos.

Training Resources 

Course Quiz
Exercise Workbook
Supplemental Training Guide

COURSE 2: AUTOMATE

This course explains the importance of naming conventions; defines and explains how to create process definitions; and defines and explains how to create chains.

Module Descripion
Lesson 1: 
Naming Conventions

Best practices for consistent naming of RunMyJobs objects such as process definitions, chains, and applications to ensure quick and easy identification and access.

Lesson 2: 
Process Definitions

Understand how process definitions define the tasks to be run, how and where they are run, and how to easily access built-in process definitions or use wizards to create new definitions.

Lesson 3: 
Chains

Learn how to use chains to build process workflows that run process definitions in parallel and sequentially, and how to set and pass through input or output parameters across and within the chain.

Training Resources 

Course Quiz
Exercise Workbook
Supplemental Training Guide

COURSE 3: SCHEDULE

This course explains how to use the Submit Wizard and Process Monitor; how to define Parameters and Constraints; how to use Process Servers and Queues; how to define Time Windows and Submit Frames; and how to define Locks and Events.
Module Description
Lesson 1: 
Submit Wizard and Process Monitor

Learn how to submit processes and chains for immediate or scheduled execution using the guided submit wizard, and how to view and manage the status of process execution.

Lesson 2: 
Parameters and Constraints

Understand how to assign, use, and pass parameters in process definitions and chains, including setting default values or constraining parameter values to particular types or values.

Lesson 3: 
Process Servers and Queues

Learn how process servers and queues control how and where processes run, including how they can be used to manage priorities and load balancing of processes.

Lesson 4: 
Submit Frames and Time Windows

Learn how to enable sophisticated rule-based scheduling for processes using time windows to define allowed times for process execution and submit frames to control the repetition frequency.

Lesson 5: 
Locks and Events

Understand how to coordinate and control flow and execution of processes using locks and events to manage concurrency, to orchestrate multiple processes or chains, and to begin processes automatically, such as when a file arrives in a directory.

Training Resources 

Course Quiz
Exercise Workbook
Supplemental Training Guide