Creating Custom Services and Adapters

Creating custom services and adapters requires specialized programming knowledge and skills, as well as a solid understanding of the system.

The following list includes the types of knowledge and experience necessary for successfully creating custom services and adapters:
  • Java (J2SE) programming knowledge
  • General operational and architectural knowledge of the system
  • Eclipse programming experience
The following knowledge and experience are helpful, but not required:
  • Multi-threaded programming experience in Java
  • Ability to write custom APIs and user exits

Before you decide that you require a custom service or adapter, review the services and adapters provided to see if any can be adapted to meet the business need.

If you find that you need a custom service or adapter, a sample service is provided to demonstrate the process and provide starting files. For more information, see Example: Creating a Service.