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Unable to select activities when they contain @java method



Post Pega Platform 8.2.1 upgrade, unable to select activities when they contain a @java method.

Error Messages

The usage of @java in expressions is no longer supported. Consider replacing @java with utility functions or other product features.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Upgrade Pega Platform 7.3.1 to Pega Platform 8.2.1.
  2. Create an activity.
  3. In a step, select the Property-Set method.
  4. In the source column, add @java().

Root Cause

Pega Platform 8.2.1 does not support the @java syntax. The @java command in expressions was deprecated in Pega Platform 7.3.1.


Perform the following local-change:
  1. Replace @java("myStepPage") step with a Java method.
  2. Add the below Java code:

    tools.getParameterPage().putObject("pyOperPage", myStepPage);

Published August 15, 2019 - Updated December 2, 2021

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