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Bluebeard's Tech Talk

Bluebeard's Tech Talk

By Josh Bentley
Hi, I have a blue beard and I am in the tech world. I invite you to join me as I chat about all things tech that interest me. As a developer advocate for SAP I have a lot of insight into what's happening at SAP, specifically around our Cloud Platform, AWS partnership, container apps and lots of other cool stuff. I also love coffee, bourbon, and vinyl records. So expect some of that to get mixed in with the tech talk. While I am an employee of SAP the content shared here is mine and not SAP's official content.
See here for more info on where to find me.
people.sap.com/josh.bentley
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// 13 Craig Stasila talks Integration Suite
In this episode Craig Stasila the Global Go to Market Lead for SAP Integration Suite joins us to chat about some Integration use cases for developers as well as highlighting how API’s and applications can work together utilizing the SAP Business Technology Platform.  See here for info:  SAP Integration Suite  Integration Developer Tutorials  Open SAP Course  Craig can be found on social media here:  LinkedIn  Twitter  SAP Community  See below for more info on where to find me:  SAP Community  Twitter  LinkedIn  SAP and BTP Developer info here  and here is Rearden’s Music used in the podcast
20:31
April 16, 2021
// 14 How to innovate with ABAP and SAP BTP with Aleks Debelic
I hope you enjoy this episode with my new friend Aleks Debelic from IBM's SAP Center of Competence team where we discuss how they approach all SAP projects and focus on innovations and extensions with developers and SMEs that come from different backgrounds, ABAP and other areas of expertise.  We also highlight the book "ABAP in the Cloud" that their team recently released on SAP Press.  See here for info:  Get the book here: SAP Press  Here is an Open SAP Course Aleks recommends as well as utilizing developers.sap.com and SAP Discovery Center  Aleks can be found on social media here:  LinkedIn and Twitter  and he points you to lots of ABAP open source projects here: https://dotabap.org/  See below for more info on where to find me:  SAP Community  Twitter  LinkedIn SAP and BTP Developer info here  and here is Rearden’s Music used in the podcast
32:57
April 8, 2021
// 12 How Phil Cooley and his team help customers get the most out of their SAP investment
In this episode we have a discussion with my good friend Phil Cooley. Phil is the CTO of Bourne Digital in Melbourne Australia and a standout example of an SAP community member who is an active learner and participant in all things SAP. DISCLAIMER: this episode was recorded prior to SAP rebranding to the SAP Business Technology Platform so all references to SAP Cloud Platform are used in that pre BTP context. Phil tells us about how to help customers with real use cases connecting SAP data with the SAP Cloud Platform, advantages of using replicated data, as well as using IFrames extensions, and of course API’s. Enjoy!  Phil can be found on social media here:  Bourne Digital LinkedIn Twitter SAP Community See below for more info on where to find me:  SAP Community Twitter LinkedIn:   SAP and BTP Developer info here and here is Rearden’s Music used in the podcast 
33:57
March 19, 2021
// 11 More Project Kyma with Jamie Cawley
In the first episode of season 2, we have a deeper discussion with my good friend Jamie Cawley about Project Kyma and SAP's managed Kyma offering.   We chat authentication, App Connector, service mesh, and the SAP Cloud Platform Trial of Kyma.  Hope you enjoy! Info on the project here: Web: https://kyma-project.io/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/kymaproject Blog:  https://kyma-project.io/blog/ Slack:  https://kyma-community.slack.com/messages/CD2HJ0E78 Github Kyma examples: https://github.com/SAP-samples/kyma-runtime-extension-samples Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Q8bBtYe9gQN-dQ-_L8JvQ SAP Discovery Center: https://discovery-center.cloud.sap/#/missiondetail/3252/3281 SAP Community: https://community.sap.com/topics/kyma Early Adopter Program:  https://influence.sap.com/sap/ino/#/campaign/2307 Jamie can be found on social media here: Twitter:  https://twitter.com/jrcawley5 Github: https://github.com/jcawley5 SAP Community:  https://people.sap.com/jamie.cawley See below for more info on where to find me: SAP Community: people.sap.com/josh.bentley Twitter: twitter.com/bentley_josh LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-bentley/ SAP and AWS Developer info: developers.sap.com aws.amazon.com/developer and here is Rearden’s Music used in the podcast open.spotify.com/artist/7uxGdgqZ9sPuG5ZGJSjmG5
20:45
November 26, 2020
// 10 Develop Mobile Apps Keeping User Design in Mind w/Santosh Kikkeri
In episode 10 we wrap up season 1 with my good friend Santosh Kikkeri.  Santosh will walk us through SAP's User Experience Design and how it ties into Fiori Design System, Mobile SDK's and the SAP Mentor App for tablets.   We will also chat about a couple of great use cases for those looking to develop logical mobile apps replacing legacy systems. Info on the SAP Fiori Design here: exeperice.sap.com openSAP course “SAP Fiori overview SAP Fiori for iOS design guidelines SAP Fiori Mentor iOS app SAP Fiori for iOS UI sketch stencils SAP Fiori for Android design guidelines SAP Fiori Mentor Android app SAP Fiori for Android UI sketch stencils Santosh can be found on social media here:  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/santoshkikkeri SAP User Experience Community:  https://experience.sap.com/members/santosh-kikkeri/  LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/santoshkikkeri/ See below for more info on where to find me: SAP Community: people.sap.com/josh.bentley Twitter: twitter.com/bentley_josh LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-bentley/ SAP and AWS Developer info: developers.sap.com aws.amazon.com/developer and here is Rearden’s Music used in the podcast open.spotify.com/artist/7uxGdgqZ9sPuG5ZGJSjmG5
27:33
July 31, 2020
// 09 Jamie Cawley and I discuss Project Kyma
In episode 9 we have a very high level discussion with my good friend Jamie Cawley about Project Kyma and SAP's managed Kyma offering.   Much like SAP's open source Project Gardener, Kyma is here to help with K8's and containerized applications.  Hope you enjoy! Info on the project here: Web: https://kyma-project.io/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/kymaproject Blog:  https://kyma-project.io/blog/ Slack:  https://kyma-community.slack.com/messages/CD2HJ0E78 Github Kyma examples: https://github.com/SAP-samples/kyma-runtime-extension-samples Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Q8bBtYe9gQN-dQ-_L8JvQ SAP Discovery Center: https://discovery-center.cloud.sap/#/missiondetail/3252/3281 SAP Community: https://blogs.sap.com/tags/73555000100700000141/ Early Adopter Program:  https://influence.sap.com/sap/ino/#/campaign/2307 Jamie can be found on social media here: Twitter:  https://twitter.com/jrcawley5 Github: https://github.com/jcawley5 SAP Community:  https://people.sap.com/jamie.cawley See below for more info on where to find me: SAP Community: people.sap.com/josh.bentley Twitter: twitter.com/bentley_josh LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-bentley/ SAP and AWS Developer info: developers.sap.com aws.amazon.com/developer and here is Rearden’s Music used in the podcast open.spotify.com/artist/7uxGdgqZ9sPuG5ZGJSjmG5
13:55
July 9, 2020
// 08 We grow some K8's with Project Gardener and our botanist Adel Zaalouk
In episode 8 we scratch the surface of what Project Gardener is with Adel Zaalouk, a senior software engineer with SAP.  Adel walks us through what makes Project Gardener different from other Kubernetes managers and how to play with your own instance of Gardener.   Info on the project here: Twitter:  @GardenerProject Website: https://gardener.cloud Github: https://github.com/gardener Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwUhwKFREV8Su0gwAJQX7tw Adel can be found on social media here: Twitter:  https://twitter.com/zanetworker Github: https://github.com/zanetworker SAP Community:  https://people.sap.com/zanetworker See below for more info on where to find me: SAP Community: people.sap.com/josh.bentley Twitter: twitter.com/bentley_josh LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-bentley/ SAP and AWS Developer info: developers.sap.com aws.amazon.com/developer and here is Rearden’s Music used in the podcast open.spotify.com/artist/7uxGdgqZ9sPuG5ZGJSjmG5
23:54
June 25, 2020
// 07 Tricia Barton explains Designing and Deploying Apps for SAP's employees
In episode 7 we dive deep on how SAP designs and deploys multiple mobile applications for it's 100K+ employees.  Tricia Barton from our Global IT team walks us through all the things SAP needs to consider when developing an application.  To learn more please go to: https://developers.sap.com/topics/cloud-platform-sdk-for-ios.html https://developer.apple.com/ Tricia can be found on social media here: Twitter:  https://twitter.com/triciabarton795 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/triciabarton/ SAP Community:  https://people.sap.com/tricia.barton See below for more info on where to find me: SAP Community: people.sap.com/josh.bentley Twitter: twitter.com/bentley_josh LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-bentley/ SAP and AWS Developer info: developers.sap.com aws.amazon.com/developer and here is Rearden’s Music used in the podcast open.spotify.com/artist/7uxGdgqZ9sPuG5ZGJSjmG5
23:33
June 11, 2020
// 06 ABAP & Steampunk explained with Rich Heilman
In this episode we learn from SAP Developer Advocate Rich Heilman all about the SAP Cloud Platform ABAP Environment aka Steampunk..., the ABAP RESTful Programming Model and how to tie these together.   And here is where you can find Rich on social media: Twitter:  https://twitter.com/RichHeilman LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rich-heilman/ SAP Community:  https://people.sap.com/rich.heilman And for follow up on code discussed https://blogs.sap.com/2019/10/25/getting-started-with-the-abap-restful-programming-model/ See below for more info on where to find me: SAP Community: people.sap.com/josh.bentley Twitter: twitter.com/bentley_josh LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-bentley/ SAP and AWS Developer info: developers.sap.com aws.amazon.com/developer and here is Rearden’s Music used in the podcast open.spotify.com/artist/7uxGdgqZ9sPuG5ZGJSjmG5
27:49
May 28, 2020
// 05 SAP Cloud Platform Extensions, SAP Work Zone and much more with Mark Wright
In this episode we talk to Mark Wright and his role on the SAP Customer Office team that’s part of SAP Cloud Platform group. He is working on app extensions with direct customer feedback and we discuss developer methods to build extensions as well as a new collaborative integration from SAP called SAP Work Zone. We touch on the Central Fiori Launchpad, SAP Mobile Cards and much more. And here is where you can find Mark on social media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/markdw7707 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-wright-068ab13/ SAP Community:  https://people.sap.com/mark.wright5 And for follow up on code discussed https://developers.sap.com/tutorial-navigator.html search for CAP or Mobile Cards See below for more info on where to find me: SAP Community: people.sap.com/josh.bentley Twitter: twitter.com/bentley_josh LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-bentley/ SAP and AWS Developer info: developers.sap.com aws.amazon.com/developer and here is Rearden’s Music used in the podcast open.spotify.com/artist/7uxGdgqZ9sPuG5ZGJSjmG5
20:38
May 14, 2020
// 04 @qmacro (DJ Adams) and Authorization & Authentication in Cloud Foundry
This week we chat with qmacro, a.k.a. DJ Adams, about how and why a developer on the SAP Cloud Platform should consider implementing OAauth 2.0 in a Cloud Foundry runtime.  Lots of great technical detail and lots of follow up items!  Be sure to watch DJ's livestreams and watch old episodes referenced in his blog series here: replay of #HandsOnSAPDev Ep.58   And here is where you can find DJ on social media: Twitter: qmacro YouTube: djadams-qmacro HandsOnSAPDev series: bit.ly/handsonsapdev Blogs: qmacro.org, langram.org and in two places on the SAP Community: dj.adams.sap and dj.adams See below for more info on where to find me: SAP Community people.sap.com/josh.bentley Twitter twitter.com/bentley_josh LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-bentley/ SAP and AWS Developer info: developers.sap.com aws.amazon.com/developer and here is Rearden’s Music used in the podcast open.spotify.com/artist/7uxGdgqZ9sPuG5ZGJSjmG5
25:17
April 30, 2020
// 03 Eric Johnson from AWS #ServerlessForEveryone
In this episode we chat with my friend Eric Johnson who is a Senior Developer Advocate for AWS. Eric focuses on #ServerlessForEveryone  We chat about Amazon API Gateway and many other tools he uses to ensure access to data when developing an app. I love Eric’s final thoughts on designing your app: HAVE A PLAN and Plan to go big! Here is Eric’s contact info: Twitter: https://twitter.com/edjgeek LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/singledigit/ Github: https://github.com/singledigit Blog Series on URL shortener: https://github.com/aws-samples/amazon-api-gateway-url-shortener One of Eric’s AWS Re:Invent sessions: I didn’t know API gateway could do that https://www.portal.reinvent.awsevents.com/connect/sessionDetail.ww?SESSION_ID=98018 See here for more info on where to find me. SAP Community people.sap.com/josh.bentley Twitter twitter.com/bentley_josh LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-bentley/ SAP and AWS Developer info: developers.sap.com aws.amazon.com/developer and here is Rearden’s Music used in podcast open.spotify.com/artist/7uxGdgqZ9sPuG5ZGJSjmG5
18:46
April 16, 2020
// 02 Kevin Muessig talks SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS
In this episode we hear from my colleague Kevin Muessig, who like me, is a Developer Advocate for SAP.  Kevin focuses on a lot of code for SAP and has lots to share about Apple iOS.  Thanks for listening and enjoy!  Here is Kevin's contact info: SAP Community: https://people.sap.com/kevin.muessig Twitter: https://twitter.com/kevinmuessig LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinmuessig Youtube: https://youtu.be/zsXmWEn6zk8 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/keviniscoding/ Github: https://github.com/KevinMuessig See here for more info on where to find me.   SAP Community https://people.sap.com/josh.bentley Twitter https://twitter.com/bentley_josh LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-bentley/ SAP and AWS Developer info https://developers.sap.com/ https://aws.amazon.com/developer/ and here is Rearden’s Music https://open.spotify.com/artist/7uxGdgqZ9sPuG5ZGJSjmG5
16:16
April 2, 2020
// 01 Who is Bluebeard???
In this episode I introduce myself to the audience.  I am basically interviewing myself and telling you my history and explaining the goals fo the podcast.   See here for more info on where to find me. SAP Community https://people.sap.com/josh.bentley Twitter https://twitter.com/bentley_josh LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-bentley/ SAP and AWS Developer info https://developers.sap.com/ https://aws.amazon.com/developer/ and here is Rearden’s Music https://open.spotify.com/artist/7uxGdgqZ9sPuG5ZGJSjmG5
16:02
March 19, 2020