Filming outdoors at a “secret location”, Dennis caught up with DJ Macro of Bluefin Solutions to talk about his team’s work with NetWeaver Gateway.  DJ’s work with Gateway has included “flattening” Business Suite functions in ECC, CRM and APO, making them easier to consume.  He explains why Gateway has advantages over old school BAPI approaches and how Gateway opens SAP up to a more diverse group of developers.

Show Notes

:55 Using Gateway to simplify Business Suite data consumption

1:55 Gateway as a lightweight consumption model versus BAPIs

2:50 Opening up SAP to front-end HTML developers as well

3:50 Not just OData-powered – Gateway as a code generation tool

4:25 Will Gateway be used more for internal customizations or packaged apps?

Disclosure: This is part of a project commissioned by SAP to surface innovation among the developer community