Got his first Commodore 64 at the age of eight and started programming in Basic. An enthusiastic ABAP and .NET programmer, BW developer – with a pragmatic mindset. Read more about Oliver, or see his other posts

Consuming SAP BW queries externally

Most of the time you will use one of SAP’s standard frontends to execute BW queries: Analysis for Office, Lumira Designer, the legacy BEx suite – or maybe connect the query via live-connect to SAP Analytics Cloud. However, there are times when you need to integrate the data delivered by a query in a custom…

EvoClock 2.0

EvoClock is a desktop clock that will show the time in words on a matrix of led-lit letters. It is the little sister of the much bigger (and much more expensive) wall clocks of this type. It comes as a DIY electronics experiment kit and can be used to learn the basics of modern open…

Script debugging in Lumira Designer

Developers need some basic tools to do their job properly and effectively, these are: a development environment with auto-complete a decent espresso-machine a debugger Unfortunately, while the choice of espresso (, pour-over, or any other form of coffee you prefer) basically depends on your budget, taste and skills, debugging in Lumira Designer is pretty limited……