Sorry for my late reply.
I am trying to look for a ruby gem that will connect to sap (aside from
saprfc gem). My idea of integrating ruby with sap is just like using
watir to make a test script for a web page. If you’ve already seen watir
drived websites, well that’s what I want to do (manipulate objecs inside
Currently, i’m doing scripts in watir for process automation in the
websites that I am handling. This process automation is what I wanted to
do in sap, using ruby (to make a script for automating the reports that
I generate in sap).
As for now, i’m still exploring if my idea is possible…
If anyone has an idea about how to solve my problem, your help is highly
I’ve been watching with interest to see if anyone replied to this, but
it doesn’t look as though they’re going to :-(. I’m afraid I can’t
answer your question: I’m also working on Ruby to SAP, but have settled
on the RFC route. I’m intruiged by your application,though: my interest
is in providing a web interface to the R/3 system, but it sounds as
though you’re planning to replace the SAP screens entirely… Would be
very interested to hear what you’re doing and how you get on.
From: [email protected]
To: [email protected]
Sent: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 8.43AM
Subject: connecting to sap in ruby
I am researching on how to connect to sap using ruby scripting. Well, I
have found some websites that talks about connecting ruby to sap and
most of their idea is to use SAP::RFC to connect to sap in ruby. I have
tried connecting to sap in ruby using SAP::RFC and all things went
My question is is there any other way to connect to sap in ruby w/o
using SAP::RFC? Additionally, is it possible to manipulate the objects
inside sap (like clicking buttons, adding text to textbox inside the
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