Get hands-on answers to frequently asked questions about using Microsoft .NET technologies to customize and extend SAP applications. Walk through dozens of real-world examples—from Web Services integration to business intelligence (BI) reporting and Microsoft Office-based solutions—direct from a team of Microsoft–SAP interoperability experts. Learn how to expose back-end SAP data through familiar Microsoft tools and UIs—for better productivity and lower TCO.
Discover how to:
• Navigate the development environment and tools—including Microsoft Visual Studio®, Visual Studio Tools for Office, and BizTalk® Server • Connect .NET and SAP via Web Services, tools like SAP Connector and Enterprise Service Explorer, and .NET Data Provider • Implement BI solutions that unlock SAP data through familiar Microsoft UIs • Expose data from SAP NetWeaver Portal in Microsoft Office SharePoint® Server • Use the Business Data Catalog to display and search SAP content—no coding • Build your own Office Business Applications (OBAs), or put Duet to work • Add Microsoft Office presence functionality and forms solutions to SAP applications • Deliver a single sign-on solution