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December 22, 2017

Search for a new UI5 Top 5 in 2018

Added on December 22, 2017 10:31 AM , written by Twan van den Broek

Remember last years SAPUI5 Top 5? Well, here’s the announcement for a new SAP Community Competition – The UI5 Top5 edition 2018. [author: Twan van den Broek ]

November 23, 2017

Demystifying the art of component reuse in SAPUI5

Added on November 23, 2017 08:20 AM , written by Jakob Marius Kjaer

One of the things I’ve always found being really complex was component reuse. This means to use one app inside another. In this blog series, I will try my best to demystify this, as it really...

September 07, 2017

Diving into sap.uxap: the Object Page Layout

Added on September 07, 2017 09:43 AM , written by Will Thurlow

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...

August 14, 2017

UI5con@SAP 2017: Recap & Session UI5 on SAP HANA XSA

The 4th UI5con was organised mostly by the UI5 developer themselves and was to say it shortly: not only the biggest, but the best UI5con ever, ever!!

August 10, 2017

Tired of Guessing Together SAPUI5 XML Views? Start Using UI5 Schemas Now!

What is it? UI5 Schemas allows you to develop SAPUI5/OpenUI5 XML Views at a maximum convenience. It downloads, upgrades and sets up SAPUI5/OpenUI5 XML schemas for a better development experience in...

July 16, 2017

More Than Just A Conference: UI5con@SAP

When I arrived at Frankfurt Airport in order to attend (4th) UI5con@SAP, I knew that it was going to be a great day full of valuable content and enthusiastic people, just like the first one happened...

July 06, 2017

UI5con St. Leon-Rot, June 30, 2017

Added on July 06, 2017 04:28 PM , written by Hans van Peer

On Friday June 30. the “Community networking” event for UI5 developers took place at the SAP Education center in St. Leon-Rot. It was the largest UI5 event until now, showing that the...

July 02, 2017

All interesting things I found at #UI5con

Unfortunately, I didn’t go to this year UI5con (SAPUI5 / OPENUI5 conference), but for sure I want to be there in next year. I observe the whole conference on Twitter, and in this article, I would...

June 23, 2017

SAPUI5 Developer Download

Added on June 23, 2017 08:18 AM , written by Margot Wollny

Quite some time ago an outcry went throughout this community asking “Hey SAP – Where do I download the SAPUI5 SDK“. Well, what can I say: that time there was no good answer to this legitimate...

June 01, 2017

Custom Control 101

Added on June 01, 2017 07:39 AM , written by Emanuele Ricci

I wanted to created a perfect example that would easily explain step by step how to create a Custom Control that wrap an external library from ground zero. That’s why I choose to integrate...

May 30, 2017

Build your own Twitter wall with UI5

Hey #APIFriday-ers! If you have been following along with SAPPHIRE, you know that the SAP API Business Hub got an awesome refresh that came with a bunch of new content, like Machine Learning and...

May 05, 2017

Building the one stop retailers portal using Design Thinking, Agile and SAPUI5

In this blog, I will talk about how we collaborated with BSH Home Appliances Group to use Design Thinking, Rapid prototyping and agile ways of working to build a portal framework using technologies...

April 11, 2017

Openui5-flatpickr a stunning DatePicker for your SAPUI5 app

In this post I will explain briefly why I needed to create openui5-flatpickr, an openui5 custom control that wrap a Date Picker.

March 23, 2017

Annotating and Extending Fiori Element Applications: List Report Part 3

When we look at Fiori Elements, we see the opinionated design that helps drive us towards a unified user experience (Fiori in general), floorplans that resolve common business application scenarios...

March 19, 2017

Real time syncing and offline capabilities using OpenUI5 ...

The OpenUI5 data model uses a node on an XMPP server to synchronize itself to different connected clients. Because of the usage of CRDT (Conflict-free replicated data type) it is easy to build...

March 07, 2017

openui5-i18n-util a great tool for lazy developers to auto-magically fetch, build and manage traslations file

We all know, developers are pretty lazy, it’s a solid reality. That’s why I built openui5-i18n-util just for you! Lately I’m used to add directly i18n placeholder inside js/xml files...

March 04, 2017

Side by Side: SAPUI5 vs. React & Angular2

Two of the most popular Javascript frameworks and libraries are React and Angular2. There’re many articles that compare them against each other. However, they’re rarely compared with SAPUI5. The...

March 02, 2017

Annotating and Extending Fiori Element Applications: List Report Part 2

In this piece we will continue on to implementing a search help for our Smart Filter Bar filters along with setting up Multi-Combobox and Date Range Selection controls. [author:  Joe Rupert]

Annotating and Extending Fiori Element Applications: List Report Part 1

My goal here is to outline some common requirements when building applications with Fiori Elements. I will not be covering how to work with the SAP Web IDE’s annotation modeler or how to configure...

Annotating and Extending Fiori Element Applications

With this blog series I hope to dig into Fiori Elements and describe what they are and how we, as developers, can leverage them to build robust applications that follow their opinionated design. In...

New Blog Series: UI5ers Buzz

A new blog series „UI5ers Buzz“ was started recently by SAP UI5 developers. It’s available on the SAP Community and Topics will range from previews of things to come in SAPUI5 and...

February 22, 2017

SAPUI5 deploy custom control library to ABAP repository using Grunt

A couple weeks ago I was trying to create a Custom Control Library in UI5 and I wanted to deploy my library to our on-Premise ABAP stack, but for some reason some parts are missing in the...

February 07, 2017

Pragmatic OpenUI5 (a.k.a. SAPUI5) vs Polymer comparison

This blog post will contain a comparison between the SAP framework OpenUI5 and the Google Framework Polymer. On my current work project I am mainly using OpenUI5. I was the guy to decided to use it...

February 03, 2017

Stop using sap.ui.model.odata.ODataModel ...

A few days ago I wrote a blog about deprecated SAP GW APIs here in the SAP Gateway Community. If you use the ODataModel in UI5 you have multiple...

Building a SAPUI5 application with Predictable State Container

Building large web applications can get complex pretty fast. Especially managing the state within the application is not always easy. Which buttons or fields should I show based on the users...

January 30, 2017

Reactive state management in SAPUI5 via MobX

Added on January 30, 2017 08:03 AM , written by Christian Theilemann

This blog post is about using the state management library MobX together with UI5 to manage state in complex UI5 applications (as alternative to UI5 JSONModel). The benefits of this approach are a...

January 26, 2017

Extending Controls Behavior using addEventDelegate function

Sometimes you come across a use-cases that is not yet supported by the standard controls of SAPUI5. One option is to create a custom control that extends a standard control and add your custom logic...

January 13, 2017

Best UI5 App Ever

Added on January 13, 2017 10:15 PM , written by Twan van den Broek

I once saw PacMan built in UI5 at a CodeJam. And 5 minutes after that we got a demo of SAP Sports One, also built in UI5. Sure, we all know that SAP Fiori applications are built with SAPUI5. And...

November 28, 2016

SAPUI5 Routing in Split-Screen Layout with the Master Detail Pattern

The purpose of this blog post is to show how to implement Split-Screen layout based on Fiori Design Guidelines using SAPUI5 routing API. The full working example with the source code is available...

November 27, 2016

Custom UI5 Control Generator SAP Web IDE Plugin

What if we could generate all the fundamentals of a custom UI5 control based on a HTML example? What if there was a Fiori app where you can paste some html code and generates a SAPUI5 custom control...

November 19, 2016

SAPUI5 Application Startup Performance - Advanced Topics

After covering some of the basic aspects on how to improve the startup performance of SAPUI5 applications in my last post, I will cover some more advanced topics which nonetheless should apply to...

October 29, 2016

SAPUI5 Application Startup Performance - Best Practices

I decided a while ago to write this blog post after a call I had with a customer who struggled with the startup performance of his SAPUI5 application. The initial steps taken to improve the...

October 12, 2016

Building Web Applications - SAPUI5, AngularJS, or REACT?

Choosing a view technology – Hands On! One of the great new developer tools we rolled out in the past year is the new – Github driven – SAP Developer Tutorials.  The great part about them is...

September 19, 2016

Java EE 7 Killer Architecture in 229 lines of code: Wildfly, Olingo, OpenUI5

This blog post will describe a killer Java EE architecture that connects the database through a JPA layer to the client.The client will use OpenUI5 with a OData Model. I coded this whole project in...

May 03, 2016

Hackschool goes OpenUI5

Added on May 03, 2016 08:34 AM , written by Jascha Quintern

Our friends from Hackerstolz are opening up a new OpenUI5 stream in their Hackschool format. Next workshop is happening at 4th of June in Mannheim and you can find more information on their...

April 01, 2016

Tame the Phoenix! Minimizing UI5 apps footprint to run from an ESP8266

A while back, I sent this twitter message into the Twitter-verse, with the intention to blog shortly after that on how I got UI5 running on an ESP8266. I’m afraid this blog was conceived a bit...

March 24, 2016

OpenUI5 Custom Controls for charting

Added on March 24, 2016 03:11 PM , written by Alexander Graebe

This sample OpenUI5 web app demonstrated custom UI controls that act as wrapper for charting libraries. It shows you how to integrate simple charts into OpenUI5 apps.

March 04, 2016

I last week saw the start of the much anticipated 2016 Edition of the course “Build Your Own SAP Fiori App in the Cloud“, aka “fiux2″. I’m enrolled and have just completed the first week, as...

February 22, 2016

DSAG Technologietage 2016 - OpenUI5 vs SAPUI5

I am just back from the german DSAG Technologietage 2016. Together with SAP i have hold a presentation concerning the differences between OpenUI5 and SAPUI5. I tried to figure out the key facts in...

January 08, 2016

Instantly Prototype Responsive MVC-based Web Apps

At NCDEVCON - North Carolinas Premier Web Mobile Conference - Alex shows how to build instant prototypes with UI5 in this recording. Watch how to build UI5 apps with just very few steps.

November 27, 2015

Understanding RTL Language Support in UI5

As part of my preparation for teaching a SAPUI5 workshop in Israel, I was asked to provide some explanation on how SAPUI5 handles the topic of right-to-left languages.  Since Ive never had to look at...

August 29, 2015

SAPUI5 single file template using XMLViews, Controllers, Fragments and Custom Controls for bug illustrations, support requests or demos

As the UI5 community is growing every day I have experienced that people new to UI5 find it hard to create simple demos demonstrating their issues. I have seem many questions onStackoverflow and...

July 28, 2015

Hybrid apps for Windows Phone

As we had several inquiries about how to build up a OpenUI5 application in a Windows Phone hybrid app recently, we have investigated a bit in that area. You may have heard that there is a problem...

July 10, 2015

In advance of OSCON 2015 this week in Portland, SAP Developer Evangelist Alexander Graebe demonstrated OpenUI5, an open source JavaScript UI library, maintained by SAP, and available under the...

July 07, 2015

Welcome to 30 Days of UI5!

Added on July 07, 2015 08:27 AM , written by DJ Adams

Join DJ in his great initiative, he started to create daily posts about UI5 on his blog. We will feature some of the content and contribute as well. As a bit of fun, and to celebrate this version 1.30...

July 05, 2015

Lessons Learned From Working With Fakes and Mocks in UI5

I have recently worked on a UI5 project where we built an event-driven service-based architecture. We followed the TDD principles for most parts, so naturally, we ended up having lots of fake and mock...

May 31, 2015

Why initializing properties on prototypes can have nasty side effects in SAPUI5

Recently a colleague reviewed some of my SAPUI5 tutorials. He pointed out that declaring and initializing private properties directly on the prototype object can lead to issues. This could especially...

March 27, 2015

Rounded Tiles in UI5

Ive been working with OpenUI5 for a few months now and I grew tired of the sharp tiles provided by the standard library. Good thing OpenUI5 allows the inheritance between components so that we can...

March 01, 2015

Creating modularized SAPUI5 applications with XML Views, Routing and i18n

In this tutorial you will learn how to create modularized SAPUI5 applications using XML Views and Routing. We will create a simple Shell application that loads its content from XML Views, uses Routing...

February 02, 2015

OpenUI5 at FOSDEM 2015

Added on February 02, 2015 03:41 PM , written by DJ Adams

I just returned from FOSDEM, the conference for free and open source software developers that’s held annually in Brussels. It’s a super event that has a long pedigree already, and has managed to...

OpenUI5 at FOSDEM 2015

Added on February 02, 2015 12:36 PM , written by DJ Adams

I just returned from FOSDEM, the conference for free and open source software developers that’s held annually in Brussels. It’s a super event that has a long pedigree already, and has managed to...

December 20, 2014

OpenUI5 & JSBin play well together .. but, is there even more?

After posting my blog about how easy it is to get started with web development using OpenUI5 JSBin, I thought Id check out existing alternatives! My result: There are quite a few really good ones....

December 17, 2014

How OpenUI5 & JSBIN enables students to learn and experience web development

Before Ill answer the question, let me step back and set the stage for my arguments! I was invited by Leigh Jin, an associate professor at the San Francisco State University, to give a guest lecture...

November 27, 2014

Musings: Building & publishing a SAPUI5 app to the SAP HANA Cloud Platform

This blog entry is accompanied by a full blown tutorial that you can, step by step, replicate on your computer at your own pace. There is minimal setup required (download openui5 and node.js) and it...

November 17, 2014

D-Code Session: OpenUI5 is Open for Contribution - What's Next?

Added on November 17, 2014 01:14 PM , written by OpenUI5

A very interesting interview about OpenUI5 from the D-Code Berlin 2014. Guests: Tobias Oetzel, UI5 Developer (SAP), Janina Blaesius, UI5 Developer (SAP), Tim Back, Chief Development Architect...

November 14, 2014 community page

Added on November 14, 2014 03:14 PM , written by OpenUI5

Check out this new community project featuring youtube videos, github projects and tutorials. The homepage is created enteriley with UI5!

New E-Learning Videos - Introduction to UI5

Added on November 14, 2014 03:00 PM , written by OpenUI5

On our YouTube Channel, you can now find a video course called Introduction to UI5. It consists of eight short video lectures that cover the basic aspects of UI5.

October 16, 2014

JavaScript based Integration Tests for SAPUI5 apps with OPA

Several colleagues asked me what I think about Selenium.  Testing apps with JavaScript based tools, on the other hand, has benefits and this brings OPA5 into play. OPA5 is an extension for SAPUI5...

October 13, 2014

SAPUI5 and OpenUI5 and more

Hi all, we would like to share important news although one or the other might have already realized them. Since last Friday, we have enabled code contributions to OpenUI5. First of all, this...

October 08, 2014

UI5 is growing - and hiring! A look behind the scenes...

This is going to be a completely non-technical blog post, but still one that might give you interesting insight you normally dont get when looking at SAP and the UI5 library from outside.

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