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eLearning Course Descriptions

In addition to the commitment to developing the best and most powerful tools for the BBx generations, BASIS is equally committed to providing the necessary education to equip developers to use these tools to their fullest capability. The following courses are available from the BASIS eLearning site.

Database Management
Introduction to the BBj Language
ERP Building Blocks - AddonSoftware
System Administration
Barista Application Framework
Report Writing with Jaspersoft Studio and BBJasper

Database Management

Cost $395 

This course provides an overview of the database management system used as the foundation for AddonSoftware. Participants learn the basic structure and components of the system including the BASIS file system, the SQL engine, and the ODBC/JDBC drivers and how they work together to provide a robust and powerful DBMS. Exercises give participants hands-on experience creating views, stored procedures, and triggers that enable AddonSoftware developers and users to add additional custom functionality to their AddonSoftware installation without modifying any of the software source code. Running time - 1hr 40min



Introduction to the BBj Language

Cost $395 

This course starts at a high level, covering core components and concepts for the language. Topics include the different interpreter types, writing graphical programs, available security options, process communication, classpaths, and the browser user interface (BUI). From there, the course delves deeper into the language and investigates variable and data types, program flow, and error handling. It then details working with data from the file system and interfacing with a databases, and ends with an introduction to Object Oriented Programming.

Students should have a basic understanding of programming and the mounting process described in the 'Setup and Configuration' pre-session class materials. Running time - 4hr 10min

ERP Building Blocks - AddonSoftware  

StructureThis course provides the foundation for working with AddonSoftware by Barista, beginning with an orientation to its terminology, layout, features, and functionality. Participants take an in-depth look at the various parameters, codes, and master files that dictate how Addon performs. The information in this core session is vital to successfully configuring an Addon installation and lays the groundwork for subsequent AddonSoftware sessions. Cost: No Charge - Prerequisite for Accounting and Distribution

Utilities - This session reviews data handling options of the AddonSoftware Installation/Upgrade Wizard (AIUW), and offers insights into conversion considerations and techniques. In addition, this course outlines some handy tools to use for database analysis and visualization. Cost: $150. Running Time: 1hr 39min

Accounting Bundle - The Accounting bundle includes General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable modules. Training throughout each module includes tips and suggestions to help participants work comfortably with AddonSoftware. These courses build on the Product Structure class. Cost: $395. Running Times: AP - 1hr 43min, AR - 59min, GL - 2hr 34min

Distribution Bundle - Inventory Control (IV) - transaction processing, cost and price changes, physical inventory, and period end processing. Purchase Order Processing (PO) - replenishment, requisitions, purchase orders, PO receiving, and PO invoicing, as well as purchase order reports. Sales Order Processing (SO) - daily sales order processing, pricing, credit management and reports. Sales Analysis (SA) - basics of sales analysis. NOTE: AddonSoftware Product Structure is a prerequisite. Cost: $395. Running times: IV and PO - 2hr 36min, SO and SA - 2hr 21min

Manufacturing Bundle - Bill of Materials (BOM) - configuring the manufacturing modules, production entry, reports, costing, and component item replacement. Shop Floor Control (SF) - work order life cycle including entry, documents, commits and issues, labor data, and closing. Cost: $395. Running Times: BOM - 1hr 49min, SF - 2hr

System Administration Cost $395

This course focuses on using the BBj Enterprise Manager to administer and configure a BBj installation. Participants take a thorough tour of the features and functionality of the Enterprise Manager while learning how to use each feature in conjunction with AddonSoftware to provide a robust and secure system. Topics include basic server configuration, managing BBj processes, creating replication jobs, configuring write auditing, scheduling groups of tasks to run automatically, web application configuration, executing ad hoc SQL queries, and more.

Barista Application Framework Cost $1,185

Discover how to use the Barista® Application Framework to build an application quickly by simply defining the data and its interrelationships. Barista provides a standard framework that handles the ubiquitous navigation, display, search, and file maintenance requirements of the typical data-driven GUI application, easily tripling your productivity for many of your development and maintenance projects.

Running Times:
     Part 1 - 3hr 16min
     Part 2 - 3hr 44min
     Part 3 - 4hr 23min 

Report Writing with Jaspersoft Studio and BBJasper Cost $395

This course introduces Jaspersoft Studio, a graphical report creation tool for report design, and covers Jaspersoft Studio setup, the Report Wizard, and how to link BASIS data with the reports via data adapters in detail. Participants will create three different reports using both BASIS databases and stored procedures, and learn about and use the BASIS BBJasper utility. Running Time: 1hr 43min


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