Monthly Archives: January 2012

Integrate BusinessObjects BI Services 4.0 with PHP

BusinessObjects 4.0 web services provide a access to BI content for any application that can invoke and consume web services. Xcelsius is probably the best known example of this notion in the BO applications space. Xcelsius (SAP Dashboards) leverages the … Continue reading

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Google maps in webi 4.0 mashup

I recently received several questions about a google maps in webi mashup post i published some time ago. So, i decided to redo the example, using SAP Business Intelligence Platform 4.0 and the latest version of webi. ┬áIn the original … Continue reading

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SAP Dashboards (Xcelsius) autocomplete input text

Autocomplete has become a standard in modern application, when users are asked to type in inputs. In the example below, I implemented autocomplete functionality into an Xcelsius input text component. Start typing any zip code starting with 0 and hit … Continue reading

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BI Services Run Time Configuration Explained

SAP BusinessObjects BI Services are a class of web services that can be easily created by converting web intelligence (webi) report blocks into web services. A simple GUI wizard guides the report developer through a few simple steps that publish … Continue reading

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Draggable resizable popup in SAP Dashboards (Xcelsius)

One of the coolest tricks Xcelsius developers have been applying for years is the modal window trick. Using a background with partial transparency, and some nicely designed shades, it’s quite easy to create a popup modal window effect that is … Continue reading

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