Does MBO stand for “Mighty Bad Option”?

Does MBO stand for “Mighty Bad Option”?

As a veteran of many Sybase Unwired and SAP Mobility platform implementations using Mobile Business Objects or MBOs I am frequently faced with the question of whether to use MBOs or not for new projects. While my knee jerk reaction is a resounding no, the answer is a bit more complex than that. So let’s explore it a bit more:

The road to Vegas: My Essentials List for SAP Teched and d-code

The road to Vegas: My Essentials List for SAP Teched and d-code

There are many war stories around the web about what people bring to a 4 to 5 day long conference like SAP’s upcoming d-code and Teched. My list has some familiar items and some weird ones. So here is my top 5 items I am making sure to pack as I prepare to head across the pond: 1 – Power – 10,000 mAh battery Pack I never leave the house with my battery pack and its even more crucial when going to…

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SAP Fiori – Chip away at those caching issues on Gateway

SAP Fiori – Chip away at those caching issues on Gateway

One of the issues that can occur during the setup of your SAP Fiori Launch pad is around caching specifically around the chips or tiles that are displayed. There are certain circumstances like upgrades and changes that can leave the cache in a state that causes some of the underlying OData services to freak out with errors like: “In the context of Data Services an unknown internal server error occured” or “No valid source context supplied” But never fear, there…

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Fiori News Tile Setup & Cross Domain Origin Policy

Fiori News Tile Setup & Cross Domain Origin Policy

Hi All, Over the past few days while setting up a new SAP Fiori Launchpad installation I needed to get the Fiori News Tile functioning correctly showing off the contents of an internal RSS feed. Easy to setup yes however having two requests from the client’s browser go to two different servers is against the rules 🙂 So I had to figure out a way of getting all of the data to come from the same place. Source code can…

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The Toolbox – My Development Tools

The Toolbox – My Development Tools

This is a great topic and one that I have visited a number of times over the years (a while back I posted on the SCN about this). The reason it’s a good topic is purely because it keeps changing. Each time I think about my development workflow, it has changed and that is usually because somebody else has introduced me to another great tool. Where possible I’ll try to credit who introduced me to the tool and for those who…

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Understanding SAP Fiori – Webinar Followup

Understanding SAP Fiori – Webinar Followup

Recently myself and DJ Adams continued our discussion of SAP Fiori app design and architecture, diving deep into a transactional app to see how it’s put together. Also check out our Q&A follow up post on the Bluefin website here.