The widely-anticipated Visual Composer for NetWeaver 2004s was released in June for General Availability with Support Package 8. If you search for the words “Visual Composer” in the TechEd site on SDN, you will see that more than 10 sessions have Visual Composer on their agenda in one way or another in this year’s TechEd. In the hands-on sessions “Creating Flexible Business Applications Using SAP NetWeaver Visual Composer” and “Creating Advanced Flexible Business Applications Using SAP NetWeaver Visual Composer” (CD151, CD254), Visual Composer takes center stage. It’s all about the tool, its features and capabilities and how to model business applications with Visual Composer without writing a single line of code. Come get your hands dirty and see how easy it is to build dynamic flexible business applications with Visual Composer. But your hands won’t be dirty with code, remember. In these two-hour sessions, you will to experience the hype of code-free application modeling with Visual Composer first hand. Several exercises will guide you through the process of modeling applications in Visual Composer. Starting from a “blank sheet of paper,” you will build up your Visual Composer model and finally test the resulting applications in the NetWeaver portal. The sessions cover freestyle modeling capabilities, accessing diverse data sources, analytic capabilities and several tips and tricks that give you an insider’s peek into the tool’s capabilities. Aside from basic knowledge of SAP NetWeaver, no additional prerequisites exist for the beginner session, which serves as a base for the advanced session. For additional information be sure to check Scot Cairncross’ The specified item was not found. detailing the various Visual Composer sessions. See you all at SAP TechEd ’06!!