SAP Fiori elements newsletter #01
Welcome to the first issue of the SAP Fiori elements newsletter. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide you information you can use to build SAP Fiori apps to meet your organization’s needs. It will include product updates, usage tips, and tutorials that explain best practices for using SAP Fiori elements and related tools. Since this is new, we welcome your feedback on what topics you would like to see in future issues.
Your editorial team,
Peter Spielvogel and Conrad Bernal from SAP UX Engineering
Getting Started with Fiori elements video series
In this video series, the SAP UX Engineering team will introduce you to SAP Fiori elements, walk you through its most common floorplans, explain the technology behind it, and then show you how to build an app for yourself.
SAP TechEd 2019 wrap-up
SAP Fiori elements was a new topic for many attendees. When people learned its capabilities, they generally got very excited and wanted to learn more. Here is the latest from SAP TechEd:
- Blog summarizing SAP TechEd Las Vegas
- Video on SAP TechEd Barcelona
- Blog summarizing SAP TechEd in Bangalore
- Interview with two partners showing how they use SAP Fiori elements to reduce development time (5-minute video)
Industrial gas and engineering company Linde used a combination of SAP Fiori elements and SAPUI5 development to build simple apps as part of a massive user experience transformation. “The feedback from our end-users on the new apps has been very positive,” said Wolfgang Lechner, In-house IT Consultant, Linde Engineering. “We can provide a rich and modern user experience that reduces the training requirements significantly.”
Have you seen our latest videos?
- Suneet Agarwal and Vinod Nair answer frequently asked questions about SAP Fiori elements (5 minutes)
- Sebastian Steinhauer and Katja Zoch’s TechEd session on SAP Fiori elements (40-minutes)
How do I get started with SAP Fiori elements?
We recommend you watch the video seriesto understand the basic functionality of SAP Fiori elements and how it helps improve developer efficiency.
Which tools should I use to create apps with Fiori elements?
It is recommended to use SAP Web IDE as it comes with a wizard to create the apps and several to adjust and enhance them. In case you can’t expose annotations from the backend there is also an annotation modeler integrated.
Which skills does my workforce need to build such apps?
Peter and Conrad