OData & SAP Netweaver Gateway



Media Handling using OData

SAP Netweaver Gateway and OData. Part XII. Media Handling using OData Gateways   

Did you ever have the requirement to upload and download music files from UI front end?

Have you ever explored the Media Property of Entity Type in OData to handle Media Information?

For media handling, did you know, we need to tweak Model Provider Class in addition to regular Data Provider Class?

Please check this practical article which you would need for every Netweaver Gateway Project.


Query Options and HTTP Status Code

OData and SAP Netweaver Gateway. Part XI. Query Options & HTTP Status Code Summary

Do you know how to build Query Options in OData Services?

Did you know, for some Queries, we do not need to write any code while for some we have to implement some code?

If you get HTTP status code error 403, then where should you look for error resolution? Client side or Server Side? i.e. SAPUI5 side or SAP Backend side?

Please check this practical article on OData Services Query Options and HTTP Status Codes.



Multiple Operations in one Call

OData and SAP Netweaver Gateway. Part IX. How to Add Multiple Entities in One Operation in OData Service

Did you know, if we want to create or update one header and multiple items then we then have to call Create/Update Header operation and then followed by the call Create/Update Items Operations in back to back multiple calls to Model?

Or is there some other Operation which we can call?

Have you heard about DEEP INSERT Operation?

Please check this interesting artile on OData along with SAPUI5 snippets.


Expose CDS View as an OData Service

ABAP on SAP HANA: Part XV. Expose CDS Views as OData Service through Annotation

Would you be surprised if we say, OData Services can be created without going to transaction SEGW?

You heard it right. CDS Views can be exposed as OData Services with just one magical Annotation line.

CDS itself was already powerful and with this feature it is like cherry on top of the icing.

Please check how we can create an OData Service from a CDS View, Register and Consume it in just 7 steps.


OData and SAP Netweaver Gateway. Part VIII. SAP’s Love for OData – a Tale of the Friendly ABAPer

Do you know why SAP looked for OData solution?

Have you been providing Point to Point solutions to your client?

RFCs and BAPIs. Are they not the preferred interfacing technique anymore?

Linkin has provided a very narrative and easy to understand article. He reveals the tough concepts in a fluent story telling technique. Enjoy this wonderful eye opening session on SAP OData.