Understanding the Type System in SAP Commerce Cloud


After completing this lesson, you will be able to Investigate how Type System manages data exchange between application layers.

The Type System

Following a Model-Driven Methodology, the SAP Commerce Type System acts as an intermediary between Java business logic and the database.

XML type definitions are used to create the corresponding Java classes during the next build, and to generate database tables during the next system update.

Let’s view the next two videos to:

  • Explore the concepts and methodology of the SAP Commerce Type System.
  • Discover the essentials of items.xml, the (most) important files used to manage the type definitions of the SAP Commerce Type System.

SAP Commerce Type System Concept

items.xml File

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