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Extensibility of S/4HANA – Helpful Links

This blog is outdated and I will not maintain it any longer. 

Please refer to the new blog: SAP S/4HANA Extensibility: A Learning Journey


In this document, I am collecting helpful links around extensibility of S/4HANA.

Last changed (September 2018): reworked completely

1. White Paper SAP® S/4HANA Extensibility for Customers and Partners

Direct link to the document:

My blogs on the white paper:


2a. SAP Extensibility Explorer for SAP S/4HANA Cloud

A central Landing page for exploring SAP S/4HANA Cloud Extensibility options:


2b. SAP Community Network: ABAP Extensibility

The landing page for ABAP Extensibility-related topics


3. Text Books and Articles

Herzig, Philipp; Heitkötter, Henning; Wozniak, Sander; Argawal, Akhil; Wust, Johannes: Extending SAP S/4HANA. Side-by-Side Extensions with the SAP Cloud Platform SDK. SAP PRESS 2018.

Schneider, Thomas; Wolf, Werner: Erweiterungen für SAP S/4HANA (in German) SAP PRESS 2018.

Kessler, Karl: Modification-Free Extensions for SAP S/4HANA: How In-App Extensibility Simplifies SAP S/4HANA Enhancement.


4. openSAP Trainings

Extending SAP S/4HANA Cloud and SAP S/4HANA:

Extending SAP S/4HANA with SAP HANA Cloud Platform:


5. Documentation

(Note: Language and Version of the documentation can be selected in the right upper corner of the screen )

SAP S/4HANA Cloud -> Product Assistance -> English -> Generic Information -> General Functions for Key User -> Extensibility

SAP S/4HANA (on premise): -> Product Assistance -> English -> Enterprise Technology ->  ABAP Platform (or SAP Netweaver) -> General Functions for Key User -> SAP Fiori Applications -> Extensibility

About ABAP Programming Model for SAP Fiori (on-premise)

SAPUI5 Flexibility Services: Adapting UIs Made Easy

Fiori Extensibility Documentation: Extensibility – SAP Library

In the Fiori Appl Library (Fiori Apps Library) you can find the information on the extensibility for Fiori apps. Open the App Details and go to Implementation Information, Extensibility.


6. Blogs, Videos, Tutorials, Session Recordings, …

The Key User Extensibility Tools of S/4 HANA

S/4HANA Extensibility: Scenario Diagrams

S/4HANA Extensibility: Use Case Overview

S/4HANA Extensibility: How to Connect Your SAP S4HANA Cloud to SAP HANA Cloud Platform (HCP)

S/4HANA Extensibility: How to Find APIs and Extension Points

SAP S/4HANA Cloud SDK Overview

SAP S/4HANA Extensibility Tutorial

Additional Tutorials on Extensibility:

S/4HANA Extensibility Concept Details: Restricted ABAP

Extensibility – ABAP Platform

Video: Custom Business Objects

Video: Side-by-Side Extensibility (New UI)

Video: Session by Martin Hermann & Matthias Rup

Video: Extending Fixed Assets Master Data in SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Video: Key User Driven CDS Field Extensibility – Basics (Deep dive Jan Hrastnik

Using the OData Services of Custom Business Objects

Video: Adapting the User Interface of SAP Fiori Apps at Runtime

The Key User Extensibility Tools of S/4 HANA : SAP Mentor Monday Webinars 2016, February 2016, 1h Session Replay. Includes demos of the Fiori apps for Business Logic (Web-based Editor with Restricted ABAP), Query Designer, Custom Business Objects, Fiori UI Flexibility, Custom Fields (demos starting at 18:00)

Extensibility in the SAP Cloud Appliance Library
You can get your S/4HANA system, launch it on Amazon Web Services and explore the extensibility features by your own: SAP S/4HANA trial  –> Demo Guide –>Demo Story 8 “Extensibility”.

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