SAP Fiori development newsletter July 2022

We publish the SAP Fiori development every other month to inform customers, partners, and consultants about what’s new with SAPUI5, SAP Fiori elements, SAP Fiori tools, and SAP Business Application Studio. The editorial team that curates the articles includes Oliver Graeff, Raz Korn, as well as me (Peter Spielvogel).

We wanted to make the material available to wider audience, beyond those that subscribe to receive the SAP Fiori development newsletter in their inbox. So, starting with this issue (#17), we will also post the content in the SAP Community. Enjoy:

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Issue #17 of the SAP Fiori Development Newsletter

SAPUI5 in the SAP Community Spotlight

SAPUI5 was the hot topic on SAP Community in June. See new content from experts in the SAP Community and the UI5 team: https://community.sap.com/topics/ui5

Mixing SAPUI5 freestyle and SAP Fiori elements

Not sure if you should build your SAP Fiori app using SAP Fiori elements, SAPUI5 freestyle, or a mix of both with the Flexible Programming Model? This blog post answers what is the approach for each case and which SAP Fiori tools extensions to use at what point in the development process: https://blogs.sap.com/2022/06/08/how-to-create-an-sap-fiori-app-using-sap-fiori-elements-sapui5-freestyle-or-a-mix-of-both-with-the-flexible-programming-model/

New SAPUI5 Accessibility Guide

This new guide provides in-depth information with examples about web accessibility, whether you are a developer or a business user looking to learn more about web accessibility in the SAPUI5 area: https://ui5.sap.com/test-resources/sap/m/demokit/accessibilityGuide/webapp/index.html

Should I Learn SAPUI5?

In this video, SAP Mentor Volker Buzek takes you through why SAPUI5 is important and how you can get started: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8o9z7a-ZHc

 

REMINDER: Removing outdated SAPUI5 versions from SAPUI5 CDN

To ensure outdated versions are no longer posing a potential security risk, SAP removes SAPUI5 / OpenUI5 versions from the cloud CDN one year after their end of maintenance. Read the full background on this important topic:.

https://blogs.sap.com/2021/01/26/removing-outdated-ui5-versions-from-ui5-cdn/

 

Customer OData requests using OData V4

SAP Mentor, Wouter Lemaire shares his experience learning some tips for using OData V4, comparing some common functions and syntax with OData V2.

https://blogs.sap.com/2022/06/07/ui5-odatamodel-v4-vs-v2-custom-odata-requests/

Setting up your new Mac for SAP development

It’s always exciting to get a new computer, except for the pain of setting it up to your exact specifications. Antonio Maradiaga shares his tips for configuring all the tools and utilities he needs for local development.

https://blogs.sap.com/2022/06/20/setting-up-my-mac-for-sap-development/

Availability of Low-Code Development Tools in SAP Business Application Studio & Free-Tier for Everyone

Great news! The low-code application development in SAP Business Application Studio is now available out-of-the-box to all users and in SAP BTP Free-Tier!

This means that customers, partners, or individual developers, already using SAP Business Application Studio for professional development can now access low-code attributes, such as a development toolkit, visual user interface, reusable components, and more, directly from the dev space manager.

https://blogs.sap.com/2022/05/25/availability-of-low-code-development-tools-in-sap-business-application-studio-free-tier-for-everyone/

SAP Business Application Studio: new capabilities to accelerate the delivery of enterprise applications and extensions

The latest releases of SAP Business Application Studio include new features that contribute to a simpler and faster development experience. In this blog post, you will find highlights of the latest releases (2205 and 2206), such as: support association and composition from external to local entity, search and preview services in Service Center, and integration with personal data management service.

https://blogs.sap.com/2022/06/29/sap-business-application-studio-new-capabilities-to-accelerate-the-delivery-of-enterprise-applications-and-extensions/

Training and tutorials

New SAP Discovery Center Mission: Safeguard key business processes with resilient applications on SAP BTP

Apply DevOps to your custom development using unit tests and automation of builds and deployments. Enhance microservices with auto-scaling and monitoring for observability and implement multi-region failover of services such as the SAP Fiori Launchpad to create truly resilient applications.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_kAwRi2C1c

https://discovery-center.cloud.sap/missiondetail/3501/3542/

Developer Events

UI5con HYBRID 2022

UI5con HYBRID 2022 featured lots of new content and announcements. We already have great feedback from the UI5 community and a UI5con Recap podcast. Also check out the conference website for pictures and session slides. The session recording will be available soon as well.

RECAP hybrid 2022

You can view the agenda with the abstracts of each session. The link below will also contain the video recordings, once they become available.

https://sapmentors.github.io/reCAP/

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