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SAP released a new version of SAP Web IDE: SAP Web IDE for Full-Stack Development.

The current version of SAP Web IDE will no longer be available as of December 31, 2018.

SAP Web IDE Full-Stack version is based on a more capable and scalable open-source server-side foundation, and offers advanced features that are not available in the regular productive SAP Web IDE version, such as:

Support for SAP Leonardo

SAP Web IDE has incorporated an advanced IoT wizard for developing beautiful IoT applications in less than 5 minutes, without any coding. Unlike other Fiori wizards, it supports a divided page layout, with arbitrary horizontal and vertical sections.

Combined with the enhanced layout editor, you can drag and drop smart controls, specially designed for IoT use cases, into any of the sections and easily bind each of these controls to an SAP Leonardo IoT service point. Define interactions and event actions via a dialog, test with live data, and of course deploy the application to Fiori Launchpad on SAP Cloud Platform

Multi-cloud support

We have enhanced SAP Web IDE to support the development not only the UI part of cloud applications, but also the service part of an application. We call this new capability full-stack application development, and we are proud to introduce SAP HANA based full-stack application development for SAP Cloud Platform (Cloud Foundry environments), reaching out to whole new developer communities.

A full-stack application project, also referred to as a multitarget application, may consist of several modules, such as a data model, business logic, written in Java or Node.js, and of course a UI. Create these modules using wizards, define interdependencies and dependencies to existing cloud services, use graphical modelers and context-aware tools to build, debug, and test your code, and finally deploy the entire application project as a single package to SAP Cloud platform.

Full-stack development for SAP Cloud Platform capability is currently delivered in the SAP HANA version of SAP Web IDE (such as SAP HANA Express Edition); it will become available in the on-cloud version of SAP Web IDE in the short-term.

Seamless Integration with SAP API Business Hub

You have probably heard of our recently introduced SAP API business hub, a central catalog that brings together APIs from SAP Cloud Platform (e.g. SAP Cloud Platform business rules), S/4 HANA, SAP SuccessFactors and other SAP cloud products. We have now integrated SAP Web IDE with this catalog, to make the process of finding, exploring, testing and consuming SAP data services directly from SAP Web IDE even simpler. Browse and explore APIs, test an API in its sandbox with mock data, and finally, import a selected API to be used in your application. All of this without leaving SAP Web IDE.

Note: SAP Web IDE Full-Stack version is offered as a new tile in SAP Cloud Platform cockpit. you should enable the new service to be able to use this version.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Should I move my development to the new SAP Web IDE for Full-Stack Development version?

Yes, You should move to SAP Web IDE for Full-Stack Development version bu December 31, 2018.

Do I have to purchase anything to be able to use SAP Web IDE Full-Stack version?

No, you don’t have to purchase a new license. you can use this version under the terms of your existing license.

Will the new capabilities be offered in the existing SAP Web IDE version?

No, we will continue to maintain the current SAP Web IDE version, but new features will be introduced in SAP Web IDE Full-Stack version.

I am working on the project together with other developers from my team and we share project via git. Can we use different SAP Web IDE versions?

We recommend using the same SAP Web IDE version for the same project.

If you choose different cloud versions or use the personal edition together with the full-stack version,

all changes to the project settings made in one version must be copied manually in another.

Can I work with the same project in SAP Web IDE for Full-Stack Development version and SAP Web IDE personal edition?

Yes, you can migrate your projects between the two versions as described here.

However, some functionality is not is not available yet in the personal edition. You can find more details here.

Also please note that all changes that you make in the project settings must be copied manually.

 

If you have any other questions, ask our community , check out our documentation ,or contact us.

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  1. Sandip Agarwalla

    Hello Elizabeth

    This sounds  interesting ! Developing IoT apps with the IDE.

    Does this version provide a template? I could not see any wizards or anything in this IDE.

    Does SAP have plans to release starter guides/help documents to get started with this feature of Web IDE.

    Kind Regards

    Sandip

     

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    1. Elizabeth Gutt
      Post author

      Hi Sandip,

      In order to create an IoT application in SAP Web IDE you need to enable the IoT feature in SAP Web IDE multi-cloud version.

      After the feature is enables you will have the relevant IoT templates and controls for IoT application development.

      These are the relevant documentation links:

      https://help.sap.com/viewer/825270ffffe74d9f988a0f0066ad59f0/CF/en-US/90999000744441c6b1fe486d43428b4b.html

      https://help.sap.com/viewer/825270ffffe74d9f988a0f0066ad59f0/CF/en-US/879ab8e325e64d6ab69c54b637d61fb9.html

      Best Regards,

      Lisi

       

       

       

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  2. Claudio Mauri

    Hi Elizabeth,

    I’m currently evaluating SAP Hana using Sap Cloud Platform with a trial account. Sap Web Ide Multi Cloud looks promising, but from official documentation  (https://help.sap.com/viewer/825270ffffe74d9f988a0f0066ad59f0/CF/en-US/a71bf8281254489ea8be6e323199b304.html) I read that “In the current version, only HTML5 modules are supported”.

    Is there any scheduled date when a fully functional version (with both HDB, Node, Java modules) will be made available even on SAP CP ?

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      1. Claudio Mauri

        By the way, is it also planned to introduce a full support at code editing even for java / spring boot modules by the  end of Q3 ? At the moment – I’ve tried it on Hana 2.0 SPS 01 trial  when it has been made available for download – code completion / check  isn’t still supported for java, while works very well for javascript / node.js modules. Actually working  with java is quite tricky (for example one needs to use git to sync code written outside WebIde, or copy and paste source code from an external IDE like Eclipse).

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      2. Elizabeth Gutt
        Post author

        Hi Claudio,

        We are searching for early adopter customers to experiment in full stack development before it becomes generally available.

        Let me know if you are interested.

        Best regards,

        Lisi

         

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  3. Former Member

    Hi,

    Is the Web IDE MultiCloud version available to those who currently use trial SAP Web IDE account or are they required to purchase a license?
    Thanks,

    Suzy

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    1. Simen Huuse

      Hi Suzy.

      The Web IDE multi-cloud version is available to the trial accounts, just as the previous version. You should be able to see it from your services catalog and enable it from there.

       

      Kind regards,

      Simen

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    1. Michal Keidar

      Hi Chris,

      Do you refer to the optional features?

      If so then some of them already exist (e.g. HAT, Build, Cloud Portal and more), and some will be

      available in time.

      Regards,

      Michal.

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  4. jitendra kansal

    Hi,

    I enabled ‘SAP web IDE Multi-Cloud version’ service in my Trial instance, i get an Error report when i start service: Any idea what could be missing?

    HTTP Status 503 – No application is available to handle this request

    Regards,

    Jitendra

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    1. Michal Keidar

      Hi,

      Is the “regular” Web IDE working for you?

      Did you change something in your Trust configuration? If so try reset it back to default or undo your last change.

      Or it might be an issue with SAP Cloud Platform.

      Regards,
      Michal.

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      1. jitendra kansal

        Hi Michal,

        Yes, regular WebIDE works fine.

        In my Trust config:

        under LSP: Config Type->Default, Principal Propogation->Enabled & Force Authentication->Default

        App Identity provider->default-accounts.sap.com
        Is it correct one?

        Regards,

        Jitendra

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                  1. Tarun Jain

                    Hi Michal,

                     

                    I am getting the same error   for multi cloud webide. What is the fix ?

                    My ID is p1293704603trial

                    HTTP Status 503 – No application is available to handle this request

                    Thanks,

                    Tarun

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                      1. Former Member

                        Hi Michal,

                         

                        I am also getting the same error for my account p1102483trial

                        HTTP Status 503 – No application is available to handle this request

                         

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                      2. Former Member

                        Hi Michal,

                         

                        I have same issue using Full Stack webIDE,

                        HTTP Status 503 – No application is available to handle this request

                        URL-https://webidecp-p1941361764trial.dispatcher.hanatrial.ondemand.com/

                        Account- p1941361764.

                         

                        can you ask your devops team to fix this for me also.

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          1. Scott Ingle

            I’m getting an issue where I cannot run apps on the Multi-Cloud version, but can on the normal version of SAP Web IDE.

             

            s0015641135trial

             

            Can you also check my config please? I can’t raise an incident with it being a trial CP account.

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            1. Michal Keidar

              Hi,

              Can you please provide more details?

              What kind of app are you trying to run?

              When you run, what do you see? Is there an error in the browser console?

              Regards,
              Michal.

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              1. Scott Ingle

                If I try to run a custom developed SAPUI5 app or if I start a new SAPUI5 app from scratch using the blank template, then right click and run as web application…on the normal version of the Web IDE it will authenticate SAML and then will load successfully.

                If I try the same process on Web IDE Multi-Cloud version, no apps will load. It gets to the SAML authentication and then it’s just a blank white screen, no errors or logs in the browser console.

                It will only work when I deploy the app to the Cloud Platform and then register it to a Fiori Launchpad I’ve created in the Portal service.

                It works fine for my colleague.

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                    1. Michal Keidar

                      Hi,

                      This issue might be related to missing destination in your account.

                      Can you please try the following?

                      1. Open the account cockpit (From web IDE: Tools -> SAP Cloud Platform Cockpit)
                      2. On the left menu, go to Connectivity -> Destinations
                      3. Check if you have a destination named ‘webide_di’

                      Please let us know if such destination exist or not.

                      If it does, please export it from the cockpit and attach it so we’ll be able to review it.

                       

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                      1. Scott Ingle

                        No that destination is not there. A quick check and found that Multi Cloud should automatically add this destination, but it looks like it hasn’t.

                        Can you advise the config for this ‘webide_di’ destination and I’ll add it.

                        Thanks.

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                      2. Scott Ingle

                        Thanks for your help. My colleague was back in today (his multi cloud version was working) so was able to get the ‘webide_di’ & ‘webide_di_s2s’ destination settings from him.

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      2. Thomas Müller

        Hi,

        I am also getting a

        HTTP Status 503 – No application is available to handle this request

        when starting WebIDE Full Stack.

        My trial user is P1941257486. Is there a solution for this?

        Regards,

        Thomas

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          1. Thomas Müller

            Hi,

            the full URL is https://webidecp-p1941257486trial.dispatcher.hanatrial.ondemand.com/

            When I refresh the page the HAR File contains a single GET Request

            The URL is https://webidecp-p1941257486trial.dispatcher.hanatrial.ondemand.com/

            Thanks,

            Thomas

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  5. Pierre DOMINIQUE

    Hi,

    I’m using the regular Web IDE everyday but for some reason I can’t use the Multi-Cloud version on my productive accounts. The service is enabled but when I try to access it, it gets stuck on the loading page. I can see some authorization related issues in the console.

    I believe this might have something to do with principal propagation configuration but unfortunately I can’t access the documentation on help.sap.com, I get a 403 you don’t have the rights to view this page error. Really SAP, I can’t even view the documentation for SAP Web IDE Multi-Cloud?

    I’ll open a ticket but someone should really fix this, it’s such a terrible user experience.

    Cheers,

    Pierre

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    1. Michal Keidar

      Hi Pierre,

      Sorry to hear you suffer from bad user experience. Opening a ticket is the right approach, I’m sure our support experts will be able to assist.

      Regards,
      Michal.

       

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  6. Oliver Russinger

    We tried to migrate sources from webide to webide multi-cloud version. the links about “to migrate source” to help.sap.com dont work.

    when we import sources, the structure of the folders is differnt (e.g. folder test gets deleted , where e.g. files like index.htm are in there in the old webide etc.) – when synchronising with git it gets a complete disaster. e.g. a new structure (webapp) is in the folder-structure with all files inside.

    will be there smooth migration to this version any time? it is a lot of work to import manually, ok at the moment we cannot use it .

    regards oliver

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    1. Elizabeth Gutt
      Post author

      Hi Oliver,

      I hope you got answers to your questions about the migration in the meeting yesterday.

      We fixed the documentation issue. you should be able to access it now.

      Best Regards,

      Lisi

       

       

       

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  7. Claudio Mauri

    I’ve been notified via Sap Web Ide newsletter that Sap Web Ide Multi-Cloud now supports HANA DB and Java Modules. I tried to have a look using my trial account, but I have no options like “Add module -> Java module”.Is this feature enabled only for accounts with a full subscription ? 

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    1. Michal Keidar

      Hi,

      Currently in hanatrial only the DB module is added. The Java module exists in the non-trial landscape. It will exist in the trial landscape as well, but I cannot say exactly when.

      Regards,
      Michal.

       

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  8. veera p

    Hi Elizabeth Gutt,

    Nice blog !!!.

    I need a information, We are running a SAP UI5 custom apps which is running in the Web IDE. While tested in IE, Chrome its working fine.

    We tried the same in iOS its not working as needed. We are using Custom tiles.

    My question is

    Do we need to use SAP Web IDE- multi cloud and deploy the same application in it? or any changes that i have customise so that it run flawlessly in iOS.

    Let me know your comments as well.

    Veera,

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    1. Elizabeth Gutt
      Post author

      Hi Veera,

      Your question it is not related to the SAP Web IDE multi-cloud.

      Please open a new thread here and we’ll try to answer.

      Best Regards,

      Lisi

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  9. Former Member

    Nice informative blog.

    However under multi-cloud support, mostly multi-target application support has been discussed. Doesn’t multi-cloud mean support for heterogeneous architecture (separate cloud providers) ? Kindly help me understand this.

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    1. Roberto CAPOZZO

      Hi,

      yes,the multi-cloud webide (renamed full-stack for the reasons discussed in the article) itself lives into, and allows to develop artifacts that run in, Cloud Foundry runtime (as droplets). It is an “open” PaaS architecture, also referred to as the “Cloud Operating System” and allows you to write and run “cloud-native” applications. This architecture is “open” meaning that can be deployed in several Cloud Providers (and in general therms also on-premises), so your artifacts are not dependent on a specific Cloud solution implementation (they run into Cloud Foundry as droplets, abstracted from the infrastructure). As far as I know, today the Cloud providers on which you can choose to activate Cloud Foundry in the context of SAP are: AWS (fully supported), AZURE (beta, I read now supports only docker images, not droplets yet!) Google Cloud (planned/beta). When you decide to activate/buy a global account you have to specify on which datacenter (and Cloud Provider) your tenant should be deployed.

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  10. Mantri Shekar

    Hi Michael,

    I am trying to open sap web ide full stack version throwing below message.

    HTTP Status 503 – No application is available to handle this request

    In my destinations am able to see webide_di but when i do connection test getting below message

    Failure reason: “Could not check at the moment. Please try again later”

    My trial account is is p1940962485trial.

     

    Regards,

    Shekar.

     

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  11. Gloria Mendoza

    I too am having the same problem. I get an HTTP Status 503 error and I also see a webide_di. When I do the connection test I get the same error message as above. My account is i851614trial.

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  12. RUSSELL WILLIAMS

    Hello,

    My normal webide stopped working today and when i test the destination from the Cloud WebDE Full Stack i am getting the  error

    “Failure reason: “Could not check at the moment. please try again later”

    Before access to the Normal WebIDE stopped i had seen in its log window the message that the destination in the Cloud Cockpit for  webide_di was not corrent

    Immediately before this failure i had created a destination as outlined on a SAP HANA Academy Tutorial for Cloud predictive Analytics which used the same authentication method as the webide_di destination  << AppToAppSSO >

    Once the problem started with the normal WeBIDE destination i deleted the newly created destination in case it was in some way involved but with no result.

    The configuration of my webide_di destination  is

     

    Name          :   webide_di
    Type            :  HTTTP
    URL             :   https://disapwebide-p1942638204trial.hanatrial.ondemand.com
    Proxy Type  : INTERNET
    Authentication  : AppToAppSSO

    Propogate Account :  true
    WebIDEEnable       :  true
    WebIDEUsage         : true

    my tail user id as shown in the URL is p194238204trial

    Regards
    Russell

     

     

     

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  13. Bajrang Dhramraj

     

    Hi,

     

    I am also having same issue with WebIDE Full Stack. Getting below error while I go to services:

    HTTP Status 503 – No application is available to handle this request

    User Id: P1941682200

    Regards,

    Bajrang Dhramraj

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  14. Thorsten Fey

    I am also having same issue with WebIDE Full Stack. Getting below error while I go to services:

    HTTP Status 503 – No application is available to handle this request

    User Id: p1730339775trial

    Regards,

    Thorsten

     

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  15. Pradeep K

    Hi Michal Keidar

    I am getting same error “HTTP Status 503 – No application is available to handle this request” please assist.

    Please enable my account to access SAP WebIde Full Stack .

    Account: p1941462757trial

    Region: Europe (Rot) – Trial

    URL : https://webidecp-p1941462757trial.dispatcher.hanatrial.ondemand.com/

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  16. Anoop S

    Hi Michal,

    I am also getting below error when trying to ‘Go to Service’ in Web IDE Full Stack. Please suggest

    HTTP Status 503 – No application is available to handle this request.

    My User ID: p1940809013trial

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