The Fiori for iOS SDK, or officially named ‘SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS’ was released in May 2017. It provides developers the ability to integrate native iOS applications with the SAP Cloud Platform (SCP) to help customers manage devices, authentications, data services and more.
I’ve been playing with NaturalDocs to generate documentation for ABAP projects and am quite pleased with what it can do. The concept is pretty simple: comment your code in a human-readable fashion and run it through a little program to generate standalone HTML documentation for your project.
Let’s build a Todo app on the newly available trial of Cloud Foundry on SAP Cloud Platform.
Deep within the SAPUI5 and OpenUI5 toolkits lies a rather interesting library. Sat in a dimly lit corner, overshadowed by the all-singing, all-dancing sap.m, you notice it peering at you; beckoning you to explore… Late one Sunday you strike up the courage and prepare to embark on your journey. You take the first step. You open up the library and exclaim:”What on earth is an Object Page Layout!?”
It’s 2017. The world is moving to the cloud and the typical developer work environment is as well. There’s now a plethora of Web based IDE’s that promise to provide a better workflow than anything ever experienced. However, there is still value in having a properly configured, performant local development environment. From being able to use your favorite text editor, introducing custom tools in the build process or even coding in an airplane. This is an opinionated guide on how it should be done.
The Fiori Overview Page (OVP) provides customers with the ability to create Fiori apps that are data driven, easy to view, filterable and extendable. Based on the latest Fiori Elements technology, OVP apps are developed using annotated views of app data.
Last year at the first UI5con in Frankfurt I gave a talk about Building Site Templates for the SAP Cloud Portal with UI5 and the Web IDE. Part of that talk was about developing a Shell Plugin for the SAP Fiori Launchpad. With the current openSAP course Building Portal Sites on SAP Cloud Platform this topic is very relevant again. In this post I want to show you how to develop a Shell Plugin.
Welcome to the new home on the web for Bluefin Solutions‘ Mobile, User Experience and Development Centre of Excellence in the UK! We’re happy with our new home where we can share insight, wisdom and opinion with you on all manner of topics in the SAP technology ecosphere and beyond.
In social psychology, construal level theory refers to the idea that the closer an object is, the more concretely it will be thought of. This applies in the realm of presentations: given close proximity to a concept or idea, the better an audience is engaged. Read on to find out how I used GitLab Pages to make this happen.
There’s a lot of talk about functional programming these days. Some of the language seems impenetrable at first - immutability, first class functions, functions as values, and so on. If you’re a programmer versed in more mainstream approaches, how do you start on the functional programming journey? Here’s how I started, perhaps it will work for you too.