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Understanding Projects

While not one of the eight steps of application development, using projects is an efficient way to organize your definitions as you develop and configure your application. A project keeps track of all definition types as a simple list of definition names; the definitions are not stored in the project. Development definitions exist outside of the project in your PeopleSoft database.

You are not required to use projects in PeopleSoft Application Designer; and you can create and edit individual definitions without associating them with a project. However, using projects can help you: