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Cooler temperatures, back to school, and pumpkin spice everything. It must be fall. With so many colleagues back from their summer vacations, there are many updates to our development tools. If you like what you see below, you will love what we are rolling out at SAP TechEd.

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. Recent guest speakers have been the authors of some of the blog posts below.

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Development News

How developer extensibility lets you create your own situation handling use case

This blog post shows you how to create your own Situation Handling use case to surface critical issues and alert business users. The technology used is SAP S/4HANA Cloud ABAP Environment, also known as Embedded Steampunk, to develop ABAP Cloud extensions on SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition.

How to add a Geo Map to an SAP Fiori elements OData V4 list report as a custom view

This post shows how to add a Geo Map to an SAP Fiori Elements for OData V4 List Report as a custom view. Based on the filter, the entity locations appear as spots on the map.

Navigating UI5 version updates: this UI5 app automates the process

When updating UI5 versions, developers often face the challenge of determining what changes have taken place. For individual minor versions, one can access the changelog. However, when there are multiple versions, compiling the changes quickly becomes confusing and tedious. Marian Zeis created a UI5 app to solve this.

Modern JavaScript testing frameworks for unit testing your SAP Fiori / SAPUI5 apps

There are several modern JavaScript test frameworks that you can use to test SAP Fiori / SAPUI5 apps and libraries. This post evaluates Jest, Vitest, and Node Test Runner for doing unit testing.

Full-stack developer challenge

Build a full-stack application based on the domain of tests/exams like in a school set-up. This holistic approach encompasses leveraging SAP Cloud Application Programming Model (CAP) on the server-side and SAP Fiori elements with annotations on the client-side.

Developing an SAP Fiori elements app based on a CAP OData V4 service

In this new learning journey, you will develop SAP Fiori elements applications based on a CAP OData V4 service, using the flexible programming model. The course consists of 14 units, containing a total of 30 practical exercises and real-world examples.

How to connect an SAP Fiori elements application with SAP S/4HANA Cloud for projects

SAP S/4HANA Cloud for projects provides APIs that can be used to integrate with other applications or to extend the core capabilities. This blog explains how to connect an SAP Fiori application with SAP S/4HANA Cloud for projects using public APIs.

Introducing sap.ui.mdc – a new generation of smart controls

Releasing sap.ui.mdc brings the concept of smart controls to the open source world of OpenUI5. While not being dependent on a specific model or data protocol, developers can achieve a higher level of development efficiency. With sap.ui.mdc they can streamline their development processes and create robust metadata-driven applications and reuse components. This technology is the foundation of the building blocks in SAP Fiori elements for OData V4.

SAPUI5 flexibility introduces: Adapting UIs for Specific User Roles

As an outcome of a recent a Customer Engagement Initiative, SAPUI5 flexibility introduces a capability to adapt UIs for specific user roles. This feature empowers businesses to provide a unique and efficient user experience, tailored for individual business roles.

Developing in the cloud: discovering SAP Business Application Studio

SAP Business Application Studio supports a diverse range of programming languages, frameworks, and technologies for enterprise software development. It provides a managed, preconfigured, and turn-key environment, optimized for SAP use cases. Unlike traditional local IDEs, Business Application Studio runs in the cloud, allowing developers to write, compile, and debug code from anywhere using any connected device.

Product updates for SAP Business Application Studio – August edition

As always, we are adding new capabilities to SAP Business Application Studio. This post summarizes some of the latest innovations that help you develop apps more efficiently.

The fastest and easiest way to run full-stack applications in SAP Business Application Studio

The Run Configurations tool in SAP Business Application Studio provides the option to test your application with different configurations that are quick and easy to set and reduce tedious manual steps.


New roadmaps available

SAPUI5 roadmap

SAP Fiori elements roadmap

SAP Business Application Studio roadmap

SAP Fiori tools roadmap


Developer Events

SAP TechEd Virtual is on Nov 2-3, 2023

Mark your calendar! SAP TechEd Virtual is on Nov 2-3, 2023

SAP TechEd Bangalore is also Nov 2-3, 2023

If you are based in India, we encourage you to attend SAP TechEd Bangalore.

ASUG Tech Connect: a companion event on Nov 7-9, 2023

ASUG Tech Connect complements SAP Tech Ed with lectures and hands on session in New Orleans on November 7-9, 2023, the week after TechEd.

SAP Fiori development workshop in Dublin, Ireland

We are planning an SAP Fiori development workshop in Dublin, Ireland. The tentaive date is one day during the week of November 13, 2023.
Please email me if you are interested in learning more when we finalize the agenda and finalize the date.

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