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As always, we continue to bring you new and easier ways to build apps using our pro-code solutions. Following a cloud mindset, we are introducing many features as we complete them. Keep your suggestions coming as this helps us prioritize our development efforts. We look forward to ongoing innovation and collaboration for the rest of the year.

If you want to meet with fellow developers and the SAP engineers who build our professional development tools, I encourage you to join our monthly SAP Fiori elements and SAP Fiori tools roundtable group.
You can email me if you would like an invitation.

We publish the SAP Fiori development newsletter every other month to share new information with developers in the SAP ecosystem about SAPUI5, SAP Fiori elements, SAP Fiori tools, and SAP Business Application Studio.

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oliver.graeffraz.korn, and peter.spielvogel.


Development News

SAP Fiori tools 2302 update has more for OData V4 and the flexible programming model, better troubleshooting, more open source content

The latest SAP Fiori tools update focuses on making annotations easier, expanding support for flexible programming model and OData V4, and releasing more open-source modules that can be reused by the community.

The SAP Fiori elements feature showcase with RAP and ABAP CDS: what’s new in Release 2302?

Continuous innovation in SAP Fiori elements and ABAP CDS annotations means more new features more regularly. This blog post discusses the latest UI features that are possible with ABAP CDS annotations.

Want to know what’s new in SAPUI5 and SAP Fiori elements? Check the What’s New Viewer

In addition to the SAPUI5 demo kit, the What’s New Viewer allows you to see all the new updates on one page. Filter options let you focus on the version, type of change, or valid-as-of date.

SAP Business Application Studio update for 2301

While SAP Business Application Studio releases new functionality every two weeks, we summarize the innovations every few months. This time, we cover updates to the storyboard, run configurations, usability, and visual editor for application logic.

SAP Fiori elements for OData V4 knowledge resources

Given all the interest in SAP Fiori elements for OData V4 and the flexible programming model, we have prepared a list of resources that will help you navigate our documentation and other sources to learn about our latest development innovations.

How to restrict filter values in SAP Fiori apps for SAP S/4HANA

Many SAP Fiori apps contain a filter bar. Sometimes you want to present custom values without losing the SAP defaults. This blog post provides detailed instructions on how to manage authorizations to show the information your business users need.

SAP Fiori for SAP S/4HANA – key users can create default app settings for filters, tables, and charts

This blog post explains how to create a public view so end users can come up to speed faster and avoid mistakes by setting values in filters and tables.

Create and publish your own project templates in SAP Business Application Studio

With SAP Business Applications Studio, you can save an application as a template or generate code and share it with others. This blog post shows how to convert your Yeoman generator into a BAS template.

Use SAP Business Technology Platform to keep a clean core in your ERP system

Clean core was a frequent topic of conversation at a recent ASUG meeting. This blog post explains how a clean core ensures that your operations are stable, while giving you the ability to innovate while minimizing risk.

Simplifying Excel upload in SAP Fiori elements with an open source and easy-to-use UI5 custom control

While Microsoft Excel download has long been part of SAP tables, uploading Excel files is trickier. In this blog post, Marian Zeis shares an easy way to add this capability.


Developer Events

UI5con 2023 – Save the Date

UI5con is back to its roots with an incredible in-person conference this year. Mark your calendar for July 6th, 2023.

Call for papers is open until March 27, so if you have a topic to share with the community - and you can present live in St. Leon-Rot, Germany - please submit your topic.


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Previous issues

SAP Fiori development newsletter #20 (January 2023)

SAP Fiori development newsletter #19 (November 2022)

SAP Fiori development newsletter #18 (September 2022)

SAP Fiori development newsletter #17 (July 2022)