Category: Configuration

  • Syscompare – a tool for comparing repos across HANA instances

    inSh A couple of weeks ago I was moving code from 1 hana instance to another trying to keep them in sync. However, I thought there might be a better alternative for comparing the contents of the repos across my systems to ensure that the files matched. After doing some digging and not finding a […]

  • Hacking SAP HANA Web Sockets

    Disclaimer: This is not a production or documented feature – its also more of a hijack than a hack    I have been hoping for the inclusion of Websocket support on the HANA DB platform for a while now, and I was a little disappointed it was not packaged in the SPS08 release. My goal […]

  • SAP UI5 – A Photoshop template of GUI elements

    For me (and I am sure many others!), UI5 has become a really useful toolkit for easily developing web apps and POC’s with little effort around the SAP Ecosystem. The OData support, rich controls and business inspired examples lend itself well to the mantra of “Don’t reinvent the wheel”. At a recent SAP Inside Track […]

  • A peek inside xSync and the HANA XS Engine

    On saturday I published a blog about a small app I wrote called xSync – basically a XS Engine app for Mac developers where you can sync a local development folder with your HANA repository. This is for rapid development and to encourage the “bring your own IDE” approach to application development on HANA. Here […]

  • Communicating with other iOS apps using URL Schemes

    When I started developing iOS apps a couple of years ago, I was concerned that enterprise apps were going to quickly succumb to the world of development scope creep. Since the apps were fairly focused and provided a single function or process solution, what if the business wanted more? For example, you have a CRM […]

  • S2F: Developing an iPad app using SAP Netweaver Gateway – Part 2

      In the Introduction and Part 1 of this 2 part blog series, we looked at the platform and prerequisites needed to develop an iPad using Netweaver Gateway as your data provider. In this part, we will step through the app itself and look at the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), and some of the common points when dealing […]

  • Connecting SAP Netweaver Gateway Trial to ES Workplace ERP

    After following John Moy’s blog series on setting up the Netweaver Gateway trial on Amazon EC2, I thought it would be helpful to share how to connect your shiny new gateway trial to the ES Workplace ERP. Since using the ES Workplace systems a couple years ago for a CRM Mobile app, I have always […]