SAP Enterprise Portal 6.0 SP Stack 04, which just happens to run on WebAS 6.40.
Well, today was such a day.
We are teaching an RKT class this week in Newtown Square, PA, at SAP America’s headquarters building. RKT stands for Ramp-up Knowledge Transfer.
Our class contains mostly SAP consultants who are getting ready to deploy to Ramp-up customers, but also a few partners and even one customer. Mostly men, but we have two women in the class, and guess what – no surprise here – a team with a woman in it was first again in finishing the installation. Do I see a pattern forming here or what?
Today, I wanted to share with you one of the rather exciting little new features I stumbled across: Being able to tie XML links (RSS in my case) into the portal easily and viewing them as iViews.
In order to do so, you simply create a new iView by calling the XML iView wizard.
You then, after entering the standard name, ID and prefix, get to a screen, which either allows you to browse for a URL or to simply enter it.
In my case, I went out to SDN and grabbed the RSS URL listed on the Weblogs page (bottom right underneath the Comments section).
Once I had the URL, I pasted it into the URL window in my iView wizard.
In the next step, I was asked what I would like to do now, and I selected the RSS to XHTMLB option.
Upon saving this quick iView, I was able to bring this into a page with another iViewCatcher iView, which I had already generated.
Yes, you read that one right: iViewCatcher is back!
More about that next time – have to get ready for my teaching gig in the morning.