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nwrfc 0.0.8 gem is out

I have just published a new version of the nwrfc gem with (as usual) very minor updates.
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Development/Programming
Ruby
SAP

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Getting started with SAPUI5

A while back I had the opportunity to investigate SAPUI5 as an option for user interfaces on our current project. Here is a quick little getting started guide that I wrote back then, partly for my own benefit in case I ever need to get started on it again.

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SAP
Web Development

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Ruby wrapper for NW RFC SDK using Ruby-FFI

I have just started a project on GitHub for a library that I am writing which wraps the NW RFC SDK library using Ruby-FFI.

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Ruby
SAP

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Unicode in ABAP

Having worked with ABAP most of my career, I have not had to care a lot (if ever) about Unicode, maybe due to the fact that I work in a country where all SAP systems only use English (with very, very rare exceptions).

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ABAP
SAP

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BOL URL API (or RESTless BOL API)

In this article, I investigate the possibility of developing a URL-based API for the Business Object Layer (BOL) that could be used to develop an alternative to the standard CRM Web UI.

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ABAP
SAP

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SAP MDM: Boy, was I disappointed

I recently got involved in a project where SAP MDM is being implemented. One of the attractive things about this assignment was the possibility of learning MDM. I must say though, that I was very disappointed with what I found. Continue Reading »

SAP
Workplace

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SAP Netweaver 7.0 with MaxDB Testdrive on Ubuntu 9.04 server

Last night I managed to get the SAP Netweaver 7.0 (2004s) with MaxDB TestDrive working on an Ubuntu 9.04 server. It took a bit of fiddling, and I am still looking at improving the installation, but I got the server up and running, which was wonderful.

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ABAP
Linux
SAP

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File Drop Target for SAP GUI Apps

This year (I wanted to say “This Christmas”, but that is still a long way away) surprise your users with something nice: A file drop target for your ABAP applications. It’s easy – I’ll show you how.

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ABAP
Ideas/Insights
SAP

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ABAP source code search continued

It’s been about half a year since I wrote about building a custom ABAP source code search using Ruby and Ferret. The other day I had a little time to resurrect the project, and I thought I should tell you a little about my findings.

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ABAP
SAP

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Alternative SAP GUI Progress Indicator

If you have done much ABAP programming, you will probably have made use of the SAPGUI_PROGRESS_INDICATOR function at some point or other, which can be used to display the progress of a task. Desiring an alternative progress indicator, I set out to find an ActiveX object that provided a progress bar which I could control with OLE from ABAP.

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ABAP
SAP

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