SAP API Business Hub Next Generation User Experience
SAP API Business Hub is the central catalog for all SAP and partner related APIs and integration content. SAP API Business Hub has more than 1250 artifacts -Integration flows, APIs, Adapters – across 221 packages, with millions of API calls in the API sandbox. To enable the users with the features requested by them and ease of use ,SAP API Business Hub is enhanced with the new design
SAP API Business Hub Next generation user experience is now available at api.sap.com. This blog details the key features, benefits and how the features can be experienced
This enhancement of the SAP API Business Hub enables developers and business users to quickly identify digital content of choice, and consume seamlessly from one store. Users can Search, Discover, Test and Consume Integration, &API content and Engage with SAP API Business Hub
What are the Key New Features of API Business Hub Next Generation
- Group of Content Packages based on product types, business scenarios and other criteria
- Enhanced Search and Refine by options for easy search of content
- Enhanced Package , API,Integration content usability
- Receive updates specific to SAP API Business Hub
- Getting Started guide to get an overview of SAP API Business Hub
Launch SAP API Business Hub Next Generation
Launch api.sap.com to find the different groups of content packages based on the product types and business scenarios
Each group is represented as anchors below the Search section on launch of API Business Hub
Each group of content package presents the associated content and also provides a link to view the complete set of content in the group
Click on the View More of the content group link to view the complete set of content packages within the group
Select an anchor belonging to a content group to navigate to the required content group
Visualize the Content Group here referring to the product type with a heading and description detailing the group
Click on View More of Digital Content to view the complete set of contents available in APIBusiness Hub
Select Recently Updated/Usage to sort the content based on the usage and the update of the content packages
Search for a Content and Refine the Results
Search is available prominently, to quickly search for the required content and navigate to the search results.
It is also possible to further refine the search results based on the available content types
Provide a Search Term to search for the specific digital content of interest
For further ease of use, there are options available to refine by based on Types, Products, Line of Business and Vendor to discover the digital content pertinently.
Select a Refine By criteria to filter the searched results
Content Packages, APIs and Integrations can be refined by multiple options and the refined content is available based on the combination of the selected options.
To view the basic details of the package, preview the package Tile and collect information such as the Type of the package ,number and type of digital content available and usage of the content
To view the complete details of the package click on the package Tile .Packages
Each Integration and API package has a name, and brief description in the header section of the package.
To know more about to the package, navigate to the Details option which displays the complete information about the package, including Business Tags and documents
Select the Business Tags Anchor to view the same in the package
Navigate to the Reviews section by using the anchor available in the Details page to read/write the reviews.
Navigating to Related Packages using Business Tags
It is possible to navigate to related package from the Details section of a package by clicking on Business Tags.
When you click a business tag, content is refined based on the selected tag
Navigating to APIs from Package
All the relevant APIs available within the package are available in the APIs section
All the Integration content available within the package is available in the Integration section
To further understand the details and test experience the API within the package, use the filter to select a particular API.
To understand and Tryout a specific API select the specific anchor associated with the API.
On selecting this anchor, the details of the API will be displayed.
API Try Out
You can experience the API with, Try out (1), Code snippets (2), API Key (3), as well as to download SDK (4) by selecting the option from a list of APIs (5).
Details section of the API can be used to understand the API specific documentation and download API specifications
To download API Specifications, select the Download Specifications from the Details page and downloaded the specifications in JSON, YAML, or EDMX
For help, resources and to stay connected, refer to the section at the bottom of the page.
Engage with Us
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We’re always listening to you. Stay tuned for further updates!