SAP Tunes Its Java Development Tool
The next version of SAP's Web Application Server will be compatible with Version 1.3 of Java 2 Enterprise Edition.SAP AG said this week that the next version of its SAP Web Application Server will be compatible with Version 1.3 of the Java 2 Enterprise Edition platform. J2EE support is a key features in the Web application server, which is one of three components in the German software giants mySAP Technology platform that also includes a portals infrastructure and an exchange infrastructure. Combined, the three parts of the mySAP Technology platform comprise an architecture that SAP officials say enables open integration of any application and Web services in any technology environment.
The SAP Web Application Server is geared toward business applications and combines ABAP, SAPs proprietary programming language, with the Java programming language. With the combined application server, companies can build new applications and deploy any J2EE application in a Web services environment, according SAP to officials.