1.0 Getting Started With Development

This Developer Guide for PlateSpin Orchestrate is intended for individuals acting as PlateSpin Orchestrate job developers. This document discusses the tools and technology required to create discrete programming scripts—called “jobs”—that control nearly every aspect of the PlateSpin Orchestrate product. The guide also explains how to create, debug, and maintain policies that can be associated with jobs running on the PlateSpin Orchestrate Server.

As a job developer, you need your own self-contained, standalone system with full access to your network environment. As a job developer, you might eventually assume all system roles: job creator, job deployer, system administrator, tester, etc. For more information about jobs, see Jobs in the PlateSpin Orchestrate 2.6 Getting Started Reference.

This section includes the following information: