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SAP’s newest XS engine is evolved and is now called XS Advanced; Due to the new cloudfoundry basis, Node.js is one of the runtimes;
Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform runtime environment for developing server-side Web applications.
XSA is part of HANA SPS11, and is awesome. Besides having the cloud foundry basis to offer a choice in runtimes, another great move of SAP to embrace the open source community solutions. This will bring a lot more openness to the XS stack due the availability of node.js as runtime.
Obviously offering full integration with the HANA engine. But also having an opensource server side platform with tons of modules available to do… anything. Just a glimpse;
Already blogged on this topic by Thomas himself:
And also presented in an openSAP training:
Still have questions, want to get your hands dirty?
An codejam is organised in the Ciber Netherlands office in Eindhoven.
Date: 22 April
End: approx 19h
Location: Ciber Netherlands – Google Maps
Seats are very limited; Althought the registration link shows sold out, we will add a few spots later today (21 March);
Be quick and get a seat!
If you won’t grab a seat, there are two other locations in Europe to attend, you might get lucky there!