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Author's profile photo Fatih Pense

SuperEasy Extension to Fill CPI Simulation Input

The latest innovation in SAP Cloud Platform Integration is simulating flows with data without deployment. It was very well received. I have made some suggestions in my post and in the comments. The big news is SAP has plans to develop APIs for the simulation feature. It can be a distinguishing feature for CPI to be able to test data in the target infrastructure in a systematic way. There can be many test tools leveraging this API in the future.

One of the features I suggested was persisting simulation input. The developers must have a lot of important things in the backlog so you can use this extension now.

Features

  • It automatically persists simulation input (headers, properties, and body) for the window. This saves time if you are using headers and editing the flow between tests.
  • You can extract & copy the simulation data to store and use it later.
  • You can fill input easily with the stored JSON data

For example, you can copy input data and use it in another window. You can copy the payload below:

{
    "headers": {
        "myAwesomeHeader": "Value1",
        "anotherHeader": "Hello"
    },
    "properties": {
        "myProperty": "Value2"
    },
    "body": "<AddOperation>\n    <FirstNumber>3</FirstNumber>\n    <SecondNumber>4</SecondNumber>\n    <Result></Result>\n</AddOperation>"
}

This extension adds two buttons to the simulation popup “Extract & Copy” and “Paste & Fill”:

If you have copied the above example just click on “Paste & Fill” and see the magic:

Installation

You can install the extension to Chrome using this link:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/mdpgroup-supereasy-extens/nbeijdcbojmlpnhdikiebpdkikkmkljh

For the new Microsoft Edge:
https://microsoftedge.microsoft.com/addons/detail/pkfgnpdpdchmplpadeekbhonknnhknkl

If you have any suggestions you can write a comment here or contact me.

See you in the next posts!

 

 

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      Author's profile photo Hasan Basri CELEBI
      Hasan Basri CELEBI

      Hi Fatih;

      thanks for the solutions that make things easier, it looks very useful.
      I will try as soon as possible.

      Regards

      Hasan

      Author's profile photo Fatih Pense
      Fatih Pense
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Hasan,

      Thank you for your support. If you have any other ideas feel free to share 🙂

      Best regards,
      Fatih