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Last fall, SAP launched the SAP Developer Network (SDN), a collaborative online community of developers, implementers, and administrators who work with SAP NetWeaver and SAP xApps packaged composite applications. The response to the SDN has been overwhelmingly positive.

The SAP Developer Network is extremely important for IT engineers new to SAP, mainly because SAP NetWeaver opens up new opportunities for JAVA and .Net programmers to work inside SAP systems and integrate much more easily between systems. For example, current J2EE experts can come to SDN, download the Eclipse-based JAVA IDE and J2EE application server, get code samples and tutorials and learn how they can use all their existing JAVA skills inside SAP systems today. If they have any questions or run into any issues, all the SAP product experts are available to discuss things and lend a helping hand in the discussion forums.

The SDN Web site serves as a central online resource that allows members to gain easy access to deep technical resources and experts within the SAP ecosystem. The site is open to everyone, regardless of whether you're an SAP customer, partner or newcomer who needs to work with SAP technology.

SDN is built entirely on SAP NetWeaver technologies (the company's open technology platform) that is based on the SAP Enterprise Portal, and features the collaboration capabilities of SAP Knowledge Management. If you really want to see what SAP NetWeaver can do, just check out SDN's features.

The site offers: Technical articles, web-based training, code samples, evaluation systems, discussion forums and great weblogs from community experts.

The SAP Developer Network gives techies at SAP customers and partners unprecedented access to valuable technical resources both inside and outside SAP, enabling them to speed through implementations and realize a quicker return on investment.

SAP has built SDN for all the SAP technologists around the world, but it's you, its users, who will make the community robust and tremendously helpful for each other. Your feedback and suggestions are fundamental to the success of the community, and SAP is willing to explore any type of enhancements or additional features to make the community the single best source for technical information and SAP expertise.

Please stop by the community at SDN.SAP.COM and get registered - it's free. Then check out all the great resources available to help you be more productive in your job. Share some of your knowledge with others in this community to help them out, too. And tell your colleagues, so that they can get connected and share the benefits as well.

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