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Updated 14 February 2023: latest changes

You might have already seen the announcement about availability of SAP Business Application Studio on SAP’s Multi-Cloud environment (Cloud Foundry). Following this release,  SAP released a trial for SAP Business Application Studio ( in the SAP Business Technology Platform trial account).  If you have not yet subscribed yet, follow this post. 

SAP Business Application Studio is a next generation, tailor made development environment available as a service on SAP Cloud Foundry which offers a modular development for business application for SAP Intelligent Enterprise.

You can now create and modify your Mobile Development kit (MDK) applications in SAP Business Application Studio. 

Setting up the MDK Editor in SAP Business Application Studio (Cloud Foundry) 

When you create a new Dev Space, select “SAP Mobile Application”.  This space contains capabilities to create Mobile Development Kit based apps. Same Dev space type supports development for Mobile Cards and Mobile Backend Tools (MBT).



When it’s ready, open your dev space by clicking on the name.


Note: (If you are on trial - You are allowed a maximum number of 2 dev spaces, and only 1 can be run at a time.)

 Creating a New Project (Cloud Foundry)

Click Start from template on the Get Started page.. (If you do not see Welcome page, you can access it via Help menu.)

If you do not see the Get Started page, you can access it by typing >get started in the center search bar.


Migrate MDK Project from SAP Web IDE (NEO) to SAP Business Application Studio (CF)

You can easily migrate your MDK metadata project from SAP Web IDE to SAP Business Application studio. Please follow this post.

For help with the supported MDK features in the SAP Business Application Studio please refer to the documentation here.

New to MDK development?

Follow these tutorials to learn more about Mobile development kit:


Jitendra Kansal

Product Management, SAP Mobile Services