Flex & SAS - A compelling combination

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Copyright © 2009, SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.
Flex & SAS
A compelling combination
Guillaume Curat
Presales Consultant, SAS Institute Switzerland
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Agenda
 Introduction
 Why Using Flex and SAS Together
 Application Examples
 Interoperability between SAS & Flex
 Demos
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Adobe Flex
 Flex is a free, open source framework for building
highly interactive, expressive web applications that
deploy consistently on all major browsers, desktops,
and operating systems
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Why Using Flex and SAS Together
 Flex is a free, open source framework
 Cross-platform
 Flexible & Sexy interface
 Integration with other technologies
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Application/Prototype Demos
using
Flex & SAS
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Dashboard
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What if Analysis
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SAS
®
Social Network Analysis
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Live Demo
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Interoperability between SAS & Flex
In order to use Flex and SAS together, a Flex application has
the following options in accessing SAS intelligence:
• Accessing SAS via HTTP
− SAS Stored Processes
− JSP/ Servlets
• Accessing SAS via Web Services

Accessing SAS via direct Java method calls
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Accessing SAS…
Adobe Flex
Application
HTTP
JSP page
returning
XML or text
IOM
SAS Server
(Stored Process Server
Or
Workspace Sever)
SAS BI Web Service
SOAP
J2EE Server
.Net Server
HTTP
SAS Stored Process
returning
XML or text
HTTP
AMF:ActionScript Messaging Format (Adobe proprietary protocol)
AMF Compression
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Live Demo
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