SAP Business One 9 Studio….
SAP Business One Studio Suite is a state-of-the-art development platform for SAP Business One extensions that dramatically improves partner development efficiency. It provides an effective integrated development environment (IDE) for partners to develop extension on top of SAP Business One. SAP Business One Studio Suite consists of two editions: SAP Business One Studio and SAP Business One Studio for Microsoft Visual Studio.
SAP Business One Studio is an open platform based on the .NET framework for a variety of designers. Currently, this platform supports two types of designer: Add-On Designer and Workflow Designer. In this document, SAP Business One Studio stands for SAP Business One Studio as add-on designer. You can use SAP Business One Studio to open SAP Business One system forms in edit mode, modify the existing controls and logic, or add new controls in forms. You can also design your own forms. SAP Business One Studio not only contains all the functionalists of Screen Painter, but also enhances the functionalities and optimizes the usability of ScreenPainter.
SAP Business One Studio for Microsoft Visual Studio is a deeply customized programming environment for SAP Business One. Besides the functionalities of SAP Business One Studio, SAP Business One Studio for Microsoft Visual Studio leverages the powerful capability of Microsoft Visual Studio in development functionalities such as code generation, project and item template wizard, code intelligence, friendly GUI, and so on. What’s more, the add-on project generated by SAP Business One Studio for Microsoft Visual Studio is based on new object level event framework of SAP Business One SDK. Together with system form editing, SAP Business One Studio for Microsoft Visual Studio makes it much easier to write a typical SAP Business One add-on, and the code generated is much simpler and maintainable.
SAP Business One Studio and SAP Business One Studio for Microsoft Visual Studio share with the same file format, .b1s, which is a package for all layout files and other relevant files. For using the two editions, a typical scenario is that a UI designer works on SAP Business One Studio for GUI drawling and polishing, and then a consultant works on it for customization. Afterwards, a developer can open the .b1s generated in SAP Business One Studio by SAP Business One Studio for Microsoft Visual Studio to program on it, and finish the complicated logic.
Installing SAP Business One Studio Prerequisites
The installation computer complies with all hardware and software requirements. For information on hardware and software requirements
You have installed Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.
If you want to install SAP Business One Studio for Microsoft Visual Studio, you must install Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.
If you are just designing your own UI layout, you do not need to install the SAP Business One client.
To install SAP Business One Studio, perform the following steps:
1. Insert the SAP Business One Installation DVD and wait for the installation program to appear.
2. In the installation window, select the Client radio button.
3. In the Client Components window, select Optional Components and SAP Business One Studio.
4. Choose the Install button.
5. In the Welcome window, choose the Next button.
6. In the Customer Information window, specify the user name and company name.
7. In the Setup Type window, specify a setup type: Complete or Custom.
If you choose Custom type:
In the Choose Destination Location window: to accept the default location, choose the Next button; to select a different location, choose the Browse button.
In the Select Features window, select SAP Business One Studio and/or SAP Business One Studio for Microsoft Visual Studio, and then choose the Next button.
8. In the Ready to Install the Program window, choose the Install button.
9. In the Setup Status window, the installation wizard performs the required system actions.
10. In the Complete window, choose the Finish button.