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philip.mugglestone from the SAP HANA Academy just released a new series of hands-on tutorial videos introducing SAP Graph.

In this blog post you will find the videos embedded with references and some additional information for the Key User persona.

For the introduction article about SAP Graph, see

For how to get started with SAP Graph from the perspective of the different personas, see

For the article about Low-Code / No-Code, go to

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Hands-On Video Tutorials


In this article, you will find the videos embedded with some additional information and resources. The focus is on the Key User persona.

For the introduction article, see

As a prerequisite, you will first need to have created and configured the SAP Graph environment. For this, see

What You Will Learn


You can watch the 3 short video tutorials in 20 minutes and a bit covering

  • How to generate a business data graph configuration using the graphctl CLI

  • How to explore business data graphs using the Postman REST client


YouTube Playlist


To bookmark or directly access the full playlist, go to



Create Graph


Video Tutorial


In this video tutorial, Philip Mugglestone shows how the SAP Graph key user can create a business data graph using the graphctl CLI tool.

https://youtu.be/IWNND0x9WnI

Markers


0:00 - Introduction

0:30 - Install Node.js

1:50 - Install SAP Graph Toolkit

3:00 - Login to SAP BTP subaccount

4:45 - Generate business data graph configuration

7:20 - Activate

9:20 - Logout

Command Line


Commands used in this video.
npm i -g @sap/graph-toolkit

# version
graphctl --version

# login to SAP BTP using service instance key
graphctl login -f <service-key>.json

# Generate business data graph configuration
graphctl generate config -f <config>.json
# Activate
graphctl activate config -f <config>.json

# List configuration
graphctl list config

# List configuration
graphctl get config v1

# To remove
graphctl delete config

graphctl logout

References


To download the SAP Graph Toolkit, go to NPM



Postman


Video Tutorial


In this video tutorial, Philip Mugglestone shows how the SAP Graph key user can explore business data graphs using Postman.

https://youtu.be/0HmTHYJYxNE

Markers


0:00 - Introduction

0:30 - Postman, create request with client credentials

6:30 - Create request with OAuth token

Command Line


Commands used in this video
graphctl get access-token



Refresh Graph


Video Tutorial


In this video tutorial, Philip Mugglestone shows how the SAP Graph key user can refresh a business data graph using the graphctl CLI tool and explore it using Postman.

https://youtu.be/gI-6WmDUTkk

Markers


0:00 - Introduction

0:45 - Create business data graph using the graphctl CLI

4:55 - Query business data graph using Postman 

Command Line


Commands used in this video
# login
graphctl login -f <credentials>.json

# list configuration
graphctl list config

# list configuration
graphctl delete config <businessDataGraphIdentifier>

# generate configuration
graphctl generate config -f <config>.json

# activate configuration
graphctl activate config -f <config>.json

# get access token for RESTful client
graphctl get access-token


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