June 2007 Entries
Need to query SAP BW from your .NET application? This is a trivial task with XML\A and C#. XML\A is a specification that allows multidimentional datasources to be queried by applications. It is how Reporting Services talks to SAP BW (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb508810(SQL.90).aspx).
Step 1: Find out the path to your SAP BW XML\A service, Mine looks something like this "http://<Server>:<Port>/sap/bw/xml/soap/xmla"
Step 2: Open a .NET project and create a web reference to that service, I called mine MsXmlAnalysis
Step 3: Modify the WebService Proxy Class, When .NET generates the proxy class it declares the Execute Mehtod with two arguments the ExecuteCommand and a PropertiesType....
On Thursday night the C# team braved the rain and traffic to come out to the Orlando .NET Users Group (http://www.onetug.org). There DJ and Charlie (http://blogs.msdn.com/charlie/) talked about LINQ and Silverlight. The members even got a chance to ask questions of the team, it was amazing, when do you actually get to talk to the people that write the language, compiler and IDE? I wanted to extend a big thank you to the team on behalf of ONETUG and all its members, and leave an open invitation for them to come back any time!
Shawn WeisfeldC# MVPPresident Orlando .NET Users Grouphttp://firstname.lastname@example.org
Alan Stevens President East Tennessee .NET Users Group email@example.com://netcave.org/
Notes by Dave Noderer: firstname.lastname@example.org(thanks Dave for taking notes during the session)
- Microsoft out of the box solution. - Drag and drop to create a database and CRUD sql statements - Subclass controls to add functionality - Billie has a set of controls to add a number of functionality - How do you do this?? - Ken Getz App dev videos - Many examples out there - Much easier with 2005 than 2003 - ASP.NET for dummies - In many cases the out of the box method does not work...