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Chris Malek

Chris Malek is a PeopleTools® Technical Consultant with two decades of experience working on PeopleSoft enterprise software projects. He is available for consulting engagements.

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Introduction to Handlers

Service Operations in PeopleSoft have a concept of a handler. This is pretty typical terminology around different development frameworks. The handler is some piece of code that responds to events. For Peoplesoft Web Services there, are a few different handlers. There are a few main ones that are always used and some that have very specific limited use cases. Here is the list of handler types.

You will spend most of your time developing in the first 2: OnNotify and OnRequest