SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook

1959ENOver 100 simple and incredibly effective recipes to help transform your static business data into exciting dashboards filled with dynamic charts and graphics with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 (Xcelsius)

In this updated version of the SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards cookbook we broadened the scope a bit for the beginning SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards developer as well for the more experienced user. We now provide some more introduction to the SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards tool itself before diving into the practical step-by-step recipes right from the start. For the more seasoned users we added chapters about dashboard performance tuning and development productivity, plus a bunch of new tips & tricks throughout the book.

The original cookbook was released almost five years ago and covered version 4.0 of SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards. The second edition is updated up to the latest version of SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1. Together with a team of technical reviewers, existing of some world class SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards developers, we checked the existing content from the first cookbook on its relevance, correctness and completeness. Most recipes have been updated, some a bit more than others, and we decided to keep a few of them out of the new book.

Of course we also added a lot of new recipes to feature the new 4.1 features and include more tips & tricks. We discuss all the new components, the new mobile dashboards concept and the new connectivity options, complemented with new chapters on performance tuning and development productivity. At the end of the book the other dashboarding solution by SAP (Design Studio) is introduced.

With about 100 recipes and over 450 pages of content (100 pages more than the first edition) this is thé ultimate and definite guide for SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 developers!

To learn more about the book you can read the FAQ below.

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook, by Xavier Hacking and David Lai, Packt Publishing, ISBN 9781784391959, 452 pages.

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  1. Gil Baca
    April 8, 2015

    I purchased the book but the download files are not available at packtpub. Can you make the files available asap please?

  2. Xavier Hacking
    April 8, 2015

    Hi Gil,

    Please check this page:

    You can also find the code files in your account.

    Let me know if you are able to download them.


  3. krishna
    June 23, 2015

    Hi, i need to a SAP Book
    “Transportation Management with SAP TM
    written by Bernd Lauterbach, Dominik Metzger, Stefan Sauer, Jens Kappauf, Jens Gottlieb, Christopher Sürie”.

    Please help.


  4. Atur
    September 28, 2015

    is there any book on design studio as well

  5. huberth
    May 5, 2016

    hi where i can download bo dashboards 4.1 sp 5?


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