A Developer's Guide to Creating Powerful and Flexible Web Applications with the New Web Application Builder

  • by Karl Kessler, Product Manager, SAP AG
  • January 15, 2002
AG Release 6.10 introduces the SAP Web Application Server (Web AS), the successor to the SAP Basis system. The Web AS includes native support for Internet protocols such as HTTP, and a brand-new development model called Business Server Pages (BSPs) for building web applications that can dynamically access SAP data. This article guides you step by step through the development of a simple BSP application using the Web Application Builder, a new Web AS tool based on the ABAP Workbench.

Karl Kessler

Karl Kessler studied computer science at the Technical University in Munich, Germany. He joined SAP in 1992. In 1994, Karl became a member of the ABAP Workbench product management group, and in 1996, he became product manager for business programming languages and frameworks. In 2003, Karl assumed responsibility for product management of the SAP NetWeaver platform, including SAP Web Application Server, SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio, SAP Enterprise Portal, Web services, J2EE, and ABAP.

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