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SAPUI5 and Responsive Web Design (RWD)

In this article I want to examine the possibilities for Responsive Web Design (RWD) in SAPUI5. I use the latest version of SAPUI5 v 1.10.3 (this version I got when updating (Check for Updates) Eclipse yesterday). I will first explain the RWD concept and then show my own build web …

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How to get the SAPUI5 1.10.3 without Eclipse

Assumptions: You know how to setup a Java WAR project. The HTML5 Developer Center main page is not up to date and still points to 1.8.4.  Also, for some reason or another you may not use eclipse.  HANA Studio was crashing on me frequently so I switched back to Intellij. …

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Changing Look and Feel of SAP UI5

The coolest SAP UI is on SDN, it is SAP UI5 (Beta). JQuery library based SAP UI5 is supposed to make the user free from SAP GUI usage. This document explains how to change SAP UI5 look and feel and make the UI standardized across the organization. Every Organization standardizes …

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SAP and mobile powers combined through SAPUI5 and PhoneGap

Last year Dagfinn Parnas wrote an article about combining SAPUI5 and PhoneGap: Building awesome mobile apps with SAPUI5 and PhoneGap Dagfinn Parnas didn’t use the SAPUI5 mobile library so the full power of combining SAPUI5 and PhoneGap wasn’t achieved. I haven’t found anyone else on the internet make this possible …

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How to Write Testable SAPUI5 Applications

SAPUI5 is SAP’s latest, HTML5-based UI technology that allows you to build rich, interactive Web applications. Not only does it come with an extensive, themable widget library containing everything you need ranging from simple buttons to complex table controls, date pickers and charts, but it is also a fully-fledged MVC …

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Playing with the model on SAP UI5

The model is the most import component in SAP UI5 application. The purpose of this post is to show you how to use it in different manner. Playing with Path All example are based on this data source structure {"menu": {   "id": "file",   "value": "File",   "popup": { …

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Getting Started with SAPUI5: Alternative Guide

With reference to my recent post about the ‘sapui5bin’ repo on Github, I had also put together a Getting Started guide for SAPUI5 for some colleagues, with particular focus on getting up and running with a portable and independent environment you can have on your laptop. In the spirit of …

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Public Github repo ‘sapui5bin’ available

Recently I’ve found myself making references to a small but growing collection of runnable SAPUI5 snippets that I’ve been collecting together, called “sapui5bin”. It started from early discussions in this space on SCN, and I thought I’d try and capture the “executable output” of those discussions, blog posts and so …

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Jump to Shell Workset Item from URL

During SAP TechEd 2012 I attended CD163 “SAP HANA – Application Services Basics” which really helped firm up my knowledge of XS, thanks to the great presentation and exercises. What was interesting was that not only was SAPUI5 used for the UI components of the demos and exercises, but even …

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Again on placeholder

This is a follow up on the one earlier post Adding placeholder for TextField . The placeholder method described earlier did not work on my IE8 as it does not support the placeholder option. Now I did another work around by registering to the browser events. Might not be the …

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Adding placeholder functionality for TextField in SAPUI5

SAPUI5 does not provide placeholder functionality for the Textfield by default(currently). With the help from the forums (Andreas Kunz) and also my colleague (Anastasios Georgousakis), I was able to do a work around extending the TextField element. 1) Create a file ‘MyTextField.js’ 2) Add reference to the new file in …

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10 Reasons Why SAPUI5 Should Be On Github

As I sat watching all the innovative solutions at Innojam Bangalore, noticing that the majority of presentations had at least one SAPUI5 component, I couldn’t help but think SAP are missing out on a big opportunity not making SAPUI5 Open Source. So in an attempt to convince others I (quickly) …

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Extending SAPUI5 JSON Model

Hi All Since the first release of SAPUI5 I started trying to use it with JSON and I did not find a way to pass callback functions to the loadData method of the JSON Model. While reading the SAPUI5 documentation I found two methods that can be used to attach …

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Gateway Batch Calls from SAPUI5

One of the features available with the latest release of the UI Development Toolkit for HTML5 (1.8.4) is the ability to batch multiple OData operations into a single call. I thought I would share a quick example of how its done. Below is a code snippet showing how to batch …

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SAPUI5 version 1.8 is available

Hi all, as announced, we have managed to provide the latest SAPUI5 version 1.8 as SDN preview in the week of the TechEd Madrid. For all of you that are eagerly waiting for the next update of SAPUI5 (might be around 7000 customers according to download statistics) and obviously also …

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How to use SAPUI5 on SAP NetWeaver 7.3 EP1 SP5

Today we installed SAP NetWeaver 7.3 EP1 SP5. On the release notes I read that the SAPUI5 is included now. I created very a simple sample to test it. I used two new features the SAPUI5 and the Web Resource Repository First you can check working of SAPUI5 http://[server]:[port]/sapui5/index.html The …

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Consume NetWeaver Gateway services via SAPUI5 – Part 2

In part 1 we created a simple example of SAPUI5 integration with gateway, in this blog we enhance the user interface leveraging on navigation property of oData. Just a short introduction to the Navigation Property from the official oData documentation: “A property of an Entry that represents a Link from …

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Consume NetWeaver Gateway services via SAPUI5 – Part 1

At SAP Inside Track Milan 2012 I presented in a 6 minutes session (unfortuntely my friend, colleague and co-speaker Fabio Di Micco was unable to present) how you can easily consume NetWeaver Gateway services using SAPUI5 library, in this blog I will resume the concept and the code and share …

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MII meets up SAPUI5!

It’s been a while that the Beta version of SAPUI5 is released and many of the technologies already completed their introduction with SAPUI5 except SAP MII. So a blog can make it possible. To make this occasion nice and easy, I have prepared a very simple example showing how easily …

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Host SAPUI5 on NetWeaver Java 7.3 Server !!!

Disclaimer – This blog is for beginners like me 😉 … Moreover, the approach I took may not be the best one – I just followed what seems feasible at the moment. There may be alternate and better way to do the same ————————————————————————– This all started while I was …

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