Now that Visual Composer for SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment 7.1 SP Stack 01 is available for download as a preview, and the GA is on the way, you can start using the modeling tool, which is installed as part of the Composition Tools option in the SAP NetWeaver for Composition Environment 7.1 installation.
This blog describes the documentation set that is available for Visual Composer for CE SP Stack 01, and tells you where you can find the various guides.
Firstly, on the Visual Composer for SAP NetWeaver CE on SDN you can find the complete set of Visual Composer for CE SP Stack 01 documentation, downloadable in PDF format.
In addition, you can access this same documentation in online help format, on help.sap.com:
Visual Composer Modeler’s Guide
Describes how to use Visual Composer tools to model applications using a graphical user interface, without coding.
Visual Composer Configuration Guide
Describes how to configure certain items before you can start using Visual Composer to model applications.
Visual Composer Security Guide
Outlines security issues that are specific to running Visual Composer.
Visual Composer Veteran’s Guide
Lists the main changes in concepts and functionality between Visual Composer 7.0 and Visual Composer for SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment.
Don’t forget to keep checking for new How-to Guides, tutorials, and other documents that are being made available through the Visual Composer for SAP NetWeaver CE on SDN.
Finally, you should check the SAP Central Note for Visual Composer for CE, number 1021219, to keep up-to-date with the latest patches and release notes. (Note that you need an authorized user ID to access this information.)