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Announcing SAP API Business Hub Next Gen Experience General Availability

We at SAP we are committed to help our customers run at their best. One essential cornerstone to achieve this goal and to become an Intelligent Enterprise, surely is integration. SAP’s holistic integration strategy caters for technology and business needs and helps companies to run their processes end-to-end across SAP and third-party applications alike, using APIs, events, workflows, end-to-end process blueprints and further integration content that can all be accessed in one central place, the SAP API Business Hub!

We are happy to announce the SAP API Business Hub Next Gen Experience  General Availability is released and available at https://api.sap.com and comes with even more content, and a new user experience!

Recap – BETA Release of Next Gen Experience

In December 2020,BETA version of the New Experience was launched and available at https://beta.api.sap.com with key features such as

  • Discover Integrations swiftly across Products
  • Discover and Explore in different pre-defined groups such as Products, Partners
  • Seamlessly Consume Integration packages directly to the cloud tenant workspace

Refer blog on BETA release here

As the General Availability release is launched beta.api.sap.com is phased down and the new experience can be explored in api.sap.com.

Key Features of General Availability Release

In General Availability , apart from features released in BETA ,following additional features are also available

  1. Seamless Consumption of Workflow Management packages directly
  2. Enhanced API Viewer Experience and Test capabilities
  3. Enhanced CDS Viewer Experience
  4. Business Process Groups and associated Solution variants
  5. Jump Start Learning Material and FAQ’s

Consumption of Workflow Management packages

Workflow Management packages can be discovered under Category Workflow Management and also in Products & Partners sections as well.

Discovered Workflow packages can be seamlessly and directly consumed in the licensed or Trial Workflow Management Workspace .

It is required to register the associated Workspace in API Business Hub using the required details of the Workspace such as

  • Workspace URL
  • OAuth Credentials associated with the Workspace

Once the Workspace is registered , Add to Workspace action can be initiated and copied to the required tenant Workspace.

Consumption History

Status of all the consumed packages can be visualized and viewed in Consumption History space of the Website

Enhanced API Viewing Experience and Test Capabilities

Each API in API Business Hub can be visualized with an enhanced experience . Each API provides the following segments of Information such as

  • Overview
    • Overview section covers the basic details of the API and helps our users easily understand the API in detail
  • API References
    • API References gives different endpoints and its associated operations using Swagger UI Representation
  • Model /Schema Details
    • Model associated with each API is provided in this view. It helps users understand and deep dive on the response structures associated with the API
  • Exclusive Test Experience
    • APIs can be tested with a default Sandbox or by Configuring the Environment in the Test View with a developer friendly Test Experience

Enhanced CDS Viewer Experience

SAP S/4HANA Cloud CDS View is represented with an enhanced experience covering

  • Supported Capabilities
  • Fields associated with CDS View
  • Documentation covering the detail of related CDS Views

Jump Start Learning Material and FAQ’s

Getting Started Section gives an brief overview of the capabilities of API Business Hub and provides answers to most commonly asked questions in the FAQs section.

 

Queries and Feedback on SAP API Business Hub

You can reach out to us with feedback using the Feedback Channel in SAP API Business Hub for more suggestions and queries

 

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      Author's profile photo Minh Tri Nguyen
      Minh Tri Nguyen
      I just got the error message in https://api.sap.com/, when I logged in 

      HTTP Status 400 – Bad Request

      Author's profile photo Shylaja S
      Shylaja S
      Blog Post Author

      Hello Minh Nguyen

      Please refer the note https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/2946518

      Regards

      Shylaja

       

      Author's profile photo Vishal Chandra
      Vishal Chandra

      Hi Shylaja,

      Could you please let me know which release of S4HAN on premise is compatible with API hub.

      Thanks

      Author's profile photo Ananth Natarajan
      Ananth Natarajan

      Hi Vishal Chandra,

      Thanks for your question!

      The latest release from S/4HANA on premise on API Business Hub (i.e. as on date) is 2021 FPS0 .

      Best Regards,

      Ananth

      Author's profile photo Vishal Chandra
      Vishal Chandra

      Hi Ananth,

      Thanks for your response.

      Does this mean that API will not be compatible with HANA on premise 2020 ?

      Thanks

      Author's profile photo Ananth Natarajan
      Ananth Natarajan

      Vishal Chandra,

      If you notice, S/4HANA on premise APIs are multi version supported that is both 2020 FPS02 and 2021 FPS00.

      Author's profile photo Vishal Chandra
      Vishal Chandra

      Hi Ananth,

      We have 2020 SP1 and that is my doubt, if it is compatible or not.

       

      Author's profile photo Jayprakash Sharma
      Jayprakash Sharma

      Hi Vishal,

      It should be compatible, thanks.

      Regards,

      Jayprakash