Providing Plug-Ins for J2EE Applications
Every business application needs flexibility. Standard applications delivered by SAP or other software vendors need to adapt to each customer’s unique business requirements. One approach is adding flexibility is through support for plug-ins, a concept as old as business applications themselves. Even in the new ESA world, the concept of a plug-in will still be needed as a means to tweak the business functionality of an application. In this article we show one possible way to provide this plug-in potential in a J2EE application using the SAP NetWeaver Web Application Server.