In this tutorial the bitcoin exhange rates from http://blockchain.info will be read by a small SAP program and exported as SAP standard list output. To call the external JSON REST service the json4sapnw project was used. The target group for this blog are ABAP developers. Newbies are welcome.
More than two years ago the last version of the json4sapnw library was published. Json4sapnw is a Addon for ABAP based SAP NetWeaver systems and it is free for the SAP community.
The new version includes an HTTP client implementation to execute RESTful JSON Webservices with only a few lines of code. Some other optimizations and bugfixes are included too.
ADELE is a Java based tool for data analysis and comes with an SAP integration for exporting SAP data into ADELE. This is already published and known.
Starting from version 0.31.x data can be exported to SAP too. Export and import of data use RFC-enabled function modules with a very simple interface. Even ABAP newbies can implement this in minutes.
The fresh version 0.15.x is available for download at the sourceforge project site. Some very important features are now “stable” to handle big data in the daily (desktop) business. Big data in this context means “too big for excel”…
For example a basket analysis was executed in a productive scenario with a input file size >700MB. Other features will help you to understand and analyze the data in a very efficient way. Continue Reading
The next version 0.7 is a special SAP version supports ABAP Query for extracting data real time from SAP NetWeaver systems.
Today the first version of the JSON for SAP NetWeaver ABAP stack was released. Continue Reading