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SAP Cloud Platform Web IDE is a powerful, web-based integrated development tool that simplifies end-to-end application development and enables developers to quickly build Fiori applications connecting to APIs from SAP or non-SAP.



To securely connect to APIs from SAP Cloud Platform API Management, we can use the newly launched Create Data Source  functionality in SAP Cloud Platform Web IDE. Using this functionality the required destinations to discover and consume APIs from SAP Cloud Platform API Management can be very easily created from a simplified wizard in a single step from SAP Cloud Platform Web IDE itself.


  • From the services tab in SAP Cloud Platform cockpit, search and select SAP Web IDE Full-Stack tile and click on the Go to Service link.

  • You will be navigated to the SAP Web IDE Full-Stack. From the Tools drop down menu select Create Data Source menu item

  • In the New Data Source wizard, enter your SAP Cloud Platform User Id or email Id and credentials and Enter the details

Field name


Example/Sample value


Name of the Destination file



A short description for the destination

Destination to sap cloud platform api management


Type of the WebIDEUsage , for API Management it should API Management Catalog

API Management Catalog


Link to your Developer Portal URL



Link to your API Proxy URL



  • This would create the required destination files for SAP Web IDE and SAP Cloud Platform API Management integration. For the SAP Web IDE and SAP Cloud Platform API Management Integration two destinations are required, one to the Developer portal to discover and explore the APIs managed by SAP Cloud Platform API Management and another to connect to the API Proxified endpoint from your application.

  • To view the newly created destinations, you can navigate to the Destinations tab from SAP Cloud Platform cockpit.


With this cool feature of Create Data Source in SAP Web IDE it is very easy to create the required destinations to connect to SAP Cloud Platform API Management from your SAP Web IDE service.