SAP Visual Business

New developer documentation for Visual Business

With version 1.32 of SAPUI5 we start a new format of developer documentation for our GeoMap and Analytic map control as part of UI5: The Best Practices This documentation is intended to give developers an easy start in using our controls. It is based on short code snippets and the live result beside the snipped. The first version is just the start. We are planning to enhance this with more …

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SAP Visual Business on Mars

Hi all, the latest keynote of Björn Goerke was very cool: http://events.sap.com/teched/en/session/26506 Even Visual Business map of Mars was presented (around minute 28 to minute 32). Have fun and Visual Business rules!!! Best regards, Rajiv PS: Even Ralf Rath is visible in the audience (at 32:18) 🙂

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GeoMap and Analytic Map become related

With SAPUI5 release 1.28 the Visual Business GeoMap and Analytic Map controls are in an inheritance relation. Thus it is possible to use all visual object known from the GeoMap also with the Analytic Map. In the course of this unification the GeoMap got the Legend, known from the Analytic Map, which is now also equal for both controls. Finally we introduced a new visual object: sap.ui.vbm.Container. It can be …

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Geographical maps in SAP applications – which provider is supported?

Which map provider are supported? SAP Visual Business allows to build geographical components inside SAP applications. It is the main wrapper to access this external content from SAP applications. This approach guarantees that without changing the application the customer can select their favorite map provider. More than 90% of all map providers are supported. ALK (PC*Miler), HERE, Openstreetmap or PTV are only some map provider which are tested and their …

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New release 1.26 introduces GeoMap control

Today we are pleased to announce the release of version 1.26 of the VBM library shipped as part of SAPUI5! With this version we introduce the GeoMap control, which aims to hide the complexity of the JSON interface of the VBI control. Using the GeoMap control you declare Visual Objects in the usual SAPUI5 syntax as aggregations including model binding support: var oVBI = new sap.ui.vbm.GeoMap(‘vbi’, {     width : …

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PTV xServer – Overview

Description PTV xServer With the PTV xServers we provide the technology behind the PTV products in the form of efficient software components. By integrating these components into your own applications or in your company network you are quickly and easily extending the range of functions you are offering. The PTV xServers are modular by design; this means you only need to pilot the modules you actually need. Profit from our …

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UI5 Development: Embedding the UI5 control in a HTML page

Embedding the library To embed VB in a html page the sap.ui.vbmlibrary needs to be loaded. This is usually done in the following way: <script src=”/sapui5-dist/resources/sap-ui-core.js”               id=”Sample1″                 data-sap-ui-libs=”sap.ui.commons,sap.ui.vbm”                 data-sap-ui-theme=”sap_bluecrystal“ > </script> Create a Placeholder The HTML document should somewhere have a placeholder, where the VB control should be placed. This is usually a <div> element. The <div> element must have a unique id. <div id=”content”></div> …

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Visual Business 2.1 PL4 available

After an intermediate patch for adding automatic proxy detection we released today patch level 4 for Visual Business 2.1. The new patch brings the following enhancements and fixes: Option to highlight way-points on routes and explicit border color for boxes Improved positioning of Detail windows for 3D-objects (at click position) Support for initial zoom level in 3D-scenes Enhanced navigation in 3D-scenes with forward/backward move in addition to zoom Improved appearance …

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Visual Business 2.1 boosts SAP Transportation Management 9.1 load planning

With it’s 9.1 release, SAP Transportation Management comes with the new feature of transportation load planning. While the focus so far has been more on route planning, scheduling, and carrier selection, the new feature boosts the application into new areas enabling additional customer implementations. And SAP Visual Business 2.1 supports this by making the table based information transparent for the planner by adding a different view on this data. Background …

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Visual Business goes SAPUI5

With version of SAPUI5 1.18, shipped on monday 27th of january, the HTML version of Visual Business is available. This version uses the same programming interface as the ActiveX component, but is is not limited to the windows platform. It runs in all HTML5 browsers and supports also mobile platforms, such as iOS and Android, including touch support. The current version is limited to 2D map display with the following …

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