SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio: The Comprehensive Guide

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SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio: The Comprehensive GuideBreathe some life into your analysis applications and dashboards with this guide to SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio! Updated for release 1.6, this second edition is jam-packed with the need-to-know details for report developers and designers — from using the IDE to implementing CSS styles and classes. Enhance your applications even further with information on advanced scripting and SDK extensions. It’s time to take your BI to the next level — are you ready?

  • Walk through installation, configuration, and usage scenarios
  • Build full-scale applications for planning, OLAP analysis, and more
  • Learn how to use and develop SDK extensions

What You Will Learn?

Installation and Configuration

Install the system and the Design Studio Client Tool, then walk through configuration steps for SAP BusinessObjects BI, SAP Enterprise Portal, SAP Business Warehouse, SAP HANA, universes, and custom data sources.

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Designing and Building Applications

Learn how to integrate planning functionality into your applications, use CSS for further customization and artistic flair, and master design principles for complex, performance-tuned applications.

The Software Development Kit

Explore Design Studio’s SDK for custom extensions. See how to install, update, and deploy SDK extensions and build components.

Book’s Highlights

  • Installation and configuration
  • Capabilities and use cases
  • Applications, reports, dashboards
  • Components and properties
  • Scripting
  • Planning applications
  • CSS
  • SDK
  • Integrated Development Environment
  • Design Studio vs. Dashboards vs. BEx WAD

About the Authors of This SAP BI Book

Dwain Chang is an SAP BI consultant, originally from Surinam, who currently lives in the Netherlands. He has a master’s degree in informatics and economics as well as in marketing from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Dwain started his professional career in 2011 and participated in various SAP backend and frontend development projects. Dwain has done a number of SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio implementations at a wide range of clients in the fields of Logistics, Finance, PM, and HR, to name a few.

Xavier Hacking is an SAP BI specialist from Eindhoven, the Netherlands, and works as a consultant for Interdobs. He has a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Manage-ment Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology. He has worked with a wide range of products from the current SAP BW and SAP BusinessObjects BI toolsets, with a focus on dashboard development within SAP environments.

Jeroen van der A is an SAP BI consultant from the Netherlands working for Interdobs. He has more than 15 years of experience with business intelligence and started using SAP products in 2005. Jeroen is focused on finding innovative ways to use BI products to create added value, and uses a broad range of products to achieve this goal.

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