- Naming conventions for records
Give informative and descriptive names to the records that you create in Pega Platform, such as rules and data instances, to help you manage your resources and provide quick context for other developers. As a result, you speed up application development and promote reuse across your application.
- Rules in Pega Platform applications
A rule is a basic building block of an application that defines its behavior. Pega Platform applications contain many types of rules that specify different types of behavior. Because rules are reusable, by implementing them, you can save time and resources when you build your application.
- Referencing properties
Provide the data necessary to process your cases by referencing information in the form of properties. When you refer to a property, your application calls a specific piece of information, such as a customer phone number or an address.
- Managing relevant records and components
Save time during application development by reusing elements such as relevant records and components.
- Creating an activity
Automate a system task for which a more appropriate rule type is not available by creating an activity. With activities, you define a sequential set of instructions, or steps, that the activity completes automatically. Each step calls a method or supported rule type to perform the required processing.
- Creating binary file rules
Enhance and customize your application by creating a binary file rule that stores a graphics file, such as an image, or other non-text file. The binary file rule type provides the security, inheritance versioning, and deployment benefits of rule resolution to a file.