How can ABAP developers survive in a NetWeaver era?
SAP's NetWeaver push and SOA (service-oriented architecture) strategy have left ABAP developers confused about their future. In this podcast we talk with SearchSAP.com careers expert, and president of jonerp.com, Jon Reed and Thomas Jung, a NetWeaver product manager with SAP Labs, about how developers can enhance their skills to keep up.
Development skills for NetWeaver, eSOA
(3:05) What do communities like the SAP Developers' Network (SDN) have to offer SAP professionals?
(4:25) How SAP developers can adjust for NetWeaver
(9:55) ABAP in the NetWeaver era
(13:10) How to make yourself "outsource proof"
(16:30) More on the NetWeaver CE (Composition Environment)
(19:30) Next generation skills needed on NetWeaver projects
(23:30) The latest modeling tools
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This was first published in February 2008