AJAX @ SAP – an Old Hat!
That may sound to you like we already have AJAX available? You are right! But first of all for the convenience of people reading this without knwoing what I’m talking about at all, some background about AJAX.
Anybody got an idea where I want to lead you?
Does anybody ever listen to TechEd sessions or read articles we all put a lot of effort in?
Never heard about this? Didn’t we TEACH you for the last damn four YEARS? This is *ridiculous*! YOU…
Ok. Once you start shouting at customers it’s time for a break. Even in Germany, the country lately known as the “service desert”.
What I’m talking about is the most important front end technology SAP released with NetWeaver, the famous Web Dynpro.
Yes, it does use XML to forward data between frontend and backend.
- It’s not a ‘real’ programming language, as it’s name says more for scripting and this means it allows awkward programming style
- Using it for frontend programming means for most programmers: learning a new language
- There is no security concept to encrypt the data traveling between the front and back end