The latest version of SAP River was recently released as part of SAP HANA SPS 08. I wanted to point out a set of documentation located at: help.sap.com/river
The documentation set includes:
- SAP River Developer Guide: Tells you how to set up a user and set up SAP HANA studio in order to create HelloWorld in SAP River.
- SAP River Language Reference: Describes the SAP River language, as well as the OData calls you can make against your SAP River backend.
- SAP River Tutorials: 5 tutorials that explain different features of SAP River; comes with full source code and step-by-step instructions,
- SAP River Python Examples: Examples of making OData calls from Python code; includes a small sample app and all the Python code you need.
Also check out the new SAP River videos from HANA Academy for version SPS 08. Towards the end of the playlist, there are new videos related to SPS 08, which you should probably watch first.