Overview

Enroll to the course here (in case you haven’t, yet): Extending SAP Products with SAP HANA Cloud Platform (Update Q4/2015)

A list of the course guides for each week of this course can be found in the corresponding parent project of this blog post.

Course Guide Week 3 – My First SuccessFactors Extension

The third week of the openSAP course Extending SAP Products with SAP HANA Cloud Platform (Update Q4/2015) will provide you with details around SuccessFactors extensions.

During the week, we’ll look into SuccessFactors extension options including data storage, deployment and development tools. Additionally, we will extend the front end and the back end of a SuccessFactors extension.

At the end of this week you’ll know SuccessFactors extensions in details and you will have developed parts of such an extension.

This document is a detailed blog post around all the units of week 3.

Table of Content

Unit 1 – Overview of the SuccessFactors Extension Options

In this unit you will get to know what the different modules of SuccessFactors are and which of them are extendable using Metadata Framework (MDF) and/or SAP HANA Cloud Platform. Also, you will learn some typical SuccessFactors extension scenarios.

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Unit 2 – Data Storage Options for SuccessFactors Extensions

In this unit you will get to know the three different data storage options (SuccessFactors Metadata Framework, SAP HANA Cloud Platform persistence service, SAP HANA Cloud Platform document service) when extending SuccessFactors and which of them to use based on your use cases.

Q&A

Unit 3 – Deploying My First SuccessFactors Extension

In this unit you will get to know what the Corporate Benefits sample app is all about and how to import, build, deploy and connect it to SuccessFactors.

Q&A

Unit 4 – SuccessFactors Tools for Development

In this unit you will get to know how to debug an application, monitor API access and how to set throttling for SFAPI.

Q&A

Unit 5 – Extending the Corporate Benefits Extension Front End

In this unit you will get to know how to extend the Corporate Benefits front end or to be more specific, the About Me UI to visualize the specific benefits points entitlement.

Q&A

  • In the original presentation PDF, the link to UI Development with SAPUI5 is broken, where do I get the correct link? The link is here: UI Development with SAPUI5

Unit 6 – Extending the Corporate Benefits Extension Back End

In this unit you will get to know how to consume MDF objects via SuccessFactors OData API and how to extend the Corporate Benefits back end using MDF.

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