What is NetWeaver Business Client?
In principle, The SAP NetWeaver Business Client (NWBC) is a rich desktop client, using the latest smart client technology. The SAP NetWeaver Business Client, formally known by the internal project name Muse offers a unified environment for and a single point of entry to Web Dynpro applications and other SAP business applications and technologies.
Suited to run business application content through its multiple rendering engines, the SAP NetWeaver Business Client provides a solution for hosting classical Dynpro/SAPGUI UIs, BSP pages, Portal pages, and other content. In addition, utilizing an extended XML based UI protocol (available from the NetWeaver Business Client for ByDesign release and onwards) it can support the smart rendering of Web Dynpro on the local desktop or laptop. The SAP NetWeaver Business Client can flexibly consume SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Portal roles that contain application content and tasks accessing backend, line-of-business systems.
In addition to the basic capabilities detailed above the SAP NetWeaver Business Client leverages its desktop footprint benefits to provide highly integrated and attractive business applications with high fidelity of user experience and operational quality.