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Author's profile photo Krishna Kishor Kammaje

Fiori Stars 2.0 released

Fiori Stars 1.0 was welcomed with warm reception with 275+ developers using it and more developers installing it everyday.

Meanwhile, 2.0 brings many more enhancements and wanted to share the new features through this blog.

Here is the extension if you want to install it now. Fiori Stars – Chrome Web Store

Feature 1. Sniff data requests. OData and HANA requests that are called will be displayed as notifications.This will enable you to quickly view the requests without opening F12. Also this will show only OData services, so that you do not have to look into huge number of other calls to identify data calls.

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Feature 2. Clear Cache . You can easily clear cache from here. You do not have to search from Chrome’s tools.

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Feature 3. You can see the UI5 library version here right away. Fiori has added this feature lately. But this feature can be useful for other UI5 applications.

Feature 4. Quick view of SAP Notes

Select any SAP Note, right click and you have an option to go to SAP Note link directly.

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Feature 5. Whenever I assign many roles to users especially in Dev/QA systems, it was confusing to understand which tiles are coming from which group. I always wanted to know the Group ID. (Technical name). So here it is

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Feature 6. One small feature to show target URL for tiles

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Hope it is useful.

Also let me know any new feature you think that would be very helpful.

By the way what is your favourite feature? ๐Ÿ™‚

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Update: 09/24/2015: Today the OpenUI5 team released a similar Chrome Extension. ๐Ÿ™‚

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      Author's profile photo Ekansh Saxena
      Ekansh Saxena

      Hi Krishna,

      Kudos for your efforts ๐Ÿ™‚ .

      I like: OData Sniff part.

      I wish: I could open the OData request in new tab when I click the sniffed network call.

      Issue: When I explore the control which is placed at the right side of the screen, the name of the control gets out of the visible screen area.

      Regards,

      Ekansh

      Author's profile photo Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Ekansh. That feature is really a useful one. I will get it soon.

      I thought I fixed that bug, may be I need to consider other screen resolutions.

      Author's profile photo Syam Babu
      Syam Babu

      Hi Krishna,

      Good Tips!!

      Thanks,

      Syam

      Author's profile photo ' Pavan ' Golesar
      ' Pavan ' Golesar

      Hello krishna,

            I like the #5 feature, as we have many roles for users.

      Good 1.

      Cheers !!

      Pavan Golesar

      Author's profile photo Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Pavan. I too liked it especially for test users. I used to assign them too many roles and used to struggle to find out which group gave which tiles.

      Author's profile photo Vladimirs Semikins
      Vladimirs Semikins

      Handy! Thanks for your effort.

      Author's profile photo Nagesh Caparthy
      Nagesh Caparthy

      Thanks. Good use.

      Regards,

      Nagesh

      Author's profile photo Chandrashekhar Mahajan
      Chandrashekhar Mahajan

      Very useful for UI5/Fiori Developers! All features are excellent !!

      Thanks for your efforts!

      -Chandra

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Very Good and useful features ๐Ÿ™‚

      Author's profile photo Mahesh Z
      Mahesh Z

      very useful stuff. thanks a lot for this ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thanks,

      Mahesh.

      Author's profile photo Tejas Chouhan
      Tejas Chouhan

      Most of the features are useful. ๐Ÿ™‚

      One issue i faced. While entering any tile. Sniffing odata, I get the odata responses. But after 2-5secs all disappears.

      May be this is already known issue. But a very user friendly addon.

      Regards.

      Tejas

      Author's profile photo Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Tejas.

      I actually give each notification around 8 seconds to be on screen and made them to go off automatically. ๐Ÿ™‚ Do you think it should stay there?

      Author's profile photo Tejas Chouhan
      Tejas Chouhan

      For the current operation if it stays there, it would be great. So that user can also click and execute the odata call, so as to minimize  use of Inspect element option (Just my view) ๐Ÿ™‚

      Author's profile photo Arun Santhanam
      Arun Santhanam

      Hi Krishna,

         Good one. Is there any way to copy the URL of the Odata service. I wanted to do that but could not. You can note this requirement for next release. This also helps in addressing the expiry time of the notifications.

      Thanks

      -Arun

      Author's profile photo Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Blog Post Author

      Sure Arun. Makes sense.

      Author's profile photo Abdulbasit Gulsen
      Abdulbasit Gulsen

      Hi,

      Thanks for sharing.

      One bug I've found: I've applied hotfix to my UI5 component and upgraded UI5 version from 1.24.1 to 1.26.7. However, plugin still shows the old version even I've restarted my computer. F12 developer tools shows the correct version.

      One feature request: Is it possible to add feature that highlights the views on the screen. I've a complex application navigating between several views and sometimes I need to find the current view(s) on the screen.

      Thanks.

      Abdul.

      Author's profile photo Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Abdul. I will consider this feature request.

      Can you go to console and find out what you get with

      sap.ui.getVersionInfo().version  ?

      Also how are you finding the UI5 version in F12?

      Author's profile photo Abdulbasit Gulsen
      Abdulbasit Gulsen

      I'm using the console command sap.ui.version command to get the UI5 version.

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      Author's profile photo Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Blog Post Author

      Goto Ctrl+Shft+Alt+S, open the "Technical Information" tab. What is the SAPUI5 version there?

      Author's profile photo Abdulbasit Gulsen
      Abdulbasit Gulsen

      Unfortunately I don't have an access to this system until next Thursday.

      Author's profile photo Abdulbasit Gulsen
      Abdulbasit Gulsen

      I've checked again and now it shows the correct version. It looks like a cache issue on my client.

      Author's profile photo Santhosh Gowda
      Santhosh Gowda

      Excellent work Krishna,

      It's not working in Enterprice Portal and Hana cloud server. can you please clarify this.

      Author's profile photo Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Krishna Kishor Kammaje
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Santosh, Can you give me the URL paths of those two sites. (host is not required). 

      Author's profile photo Santhosh Gowda
      Santhosh Gowda

      Sorry it my client Portal. Please open the portal and check it.

      But if i run the same application in ABAP server its working

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      Author's profile photo Kedar Tingikar
      Kedar Tingikar

      Awesome stuff....

      Author's profile photo Hemendra Sabharwal
      Hemendra Sabharwal

      Thanks Kishna, it's really very helpful to developer like us.

      Warm Regards

      Hemendra

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hello Guys ,

      I have one question is that , how can we know that the launchpad where we are working on ,does it support Fiori 2.0 features ?

      like according to feature 6 , while doing mouse over i am not able to see the tile url. so does it mean that the launchpad where i am working on , it doesn't support fiori 2.0 features or apps ?

      Regards,

      Navin

      Author's profile photo Venkateswaran Krishnamurthy
      Venkateswaran Krishnamurthy

      Dear Krishna

      Thank you Verymuch for sharing very useful information.

      Regards,

      Venkat

      Author's profile photo VRajan Ramalingam
      VRajan Ramalingam

      Dear Krishna,

      Easy to understand. Thanks for your efforts. Eager to realize the features.

      Regards,

      VRajan.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Thanks Krishna for your effort

      Author's profile photo Ram G
      Ram G

      HI Krishna

      Sounds interesting.

      I have installed the extension but not it is troubling me at start. My UI5 version is 1.32 and i see below errors when i click on Fiori Star Icon. These are the errors i see consistently in multiple attempts.

      http://localhost:8080/myapp/resources/sap-ui-version.json 404 (Not Found)

      Uncaught Error: resource sap-ui-version.json could not be loaded from resources/sap-ui-version.json. Check for 'file not found' or parse errors. Reason: Not Found

      2016-01-29 11:39:02.903000 adding element with duplicate id 'controls' -

      Uncaught Error: Error: adding element with duplicate id 'controls'

      2016-01-29 11:39:04.650000 adding element with duplicate id 'OData' -

      Uncaught Error: Error: adding element with duplicate id 'OData'

      Hope to use it soon.

      Thanks

      Author's profile photo Ram G
      Ram G

      Ok, it is working for applications deployed in ABAP Environment.

      The extension is not working for application which is deployed on Java Web Tomcat Server coming from HCP.

      What is this dependency that stops your extension stops working on UI5 apps running in non-ABAP systems?

      Anyhow, it is a nice work. I am still yet to explore.

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