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unusual question

hi,

i have to develop a program where you can display and change some data in R/3. this program will be only called in enterprise portal 6.0.

my question:

should i develop this program as normal dynpro in se80 and integrate it after in the portal with a r/3 iview or

is it better to develop it directly in the portal or

can i develop a web service in r/3 which i call from the portal with an iview.

how is it usual?

if you prefer the second possibility, how can i do this?

(web dynpro, java iview, use the connector framework ...)

lots of possibilities?

can anybody help me????

thanks

daniel

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  • Mar 31, 2004 at 07:46 PM

    Hello Daniel,

    I think you should develop a RFC enabled Function Module which encapsulates the required functionality. For the frontend application I think that it depends on the know how you have.

    Regards

    Gregor

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    Apr 05, 2004 at 07:26 AM

    thanks for your answer.

    perhaps any other opinions?

    is it true that any development in the portal should be restricted to build the interface and connect to the back-end systems? the logic should always be developed in the concerning back-end systems.

    but why develop such special interfaces (dynpage with htmlb, jsp...) when it is much easier to create a R/3 iview with a wizard in the content studio or gui machine?

    can somebody give me a szenario where it is necessary to work with the pdk? i simply want to find in which cases to use the pdk.

    some other opinions would be great.

    regards

    daniel

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      why use the pdk:

      -can perform complex state based iviews (for example time writing system ++). especially if the do not connect to SAP or other well know backend system

      -client side scripting between iviews through epcm (or is this available in content studio gui machine)

      -Lots of code is written in java allready. Iviews provide an easy way to integrated them

      -when development on R/3 is restricted (usually much stricter change routines)

      -when you want to use advanced htmlb elements (tree view, tab view, table view, etc.)

      -Interaction with multiple systems at the same time

      -Interaction with portal services

      probably lots of other reasons as well, but a lot of it depends on your personal preferences