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Deploy the UI5 Fiori app on SAP ABAP repository with BAS & WEBIDE, create Fiori app Tile using Launchpad Designer

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In this blog we will learn How to deploy the Ui5 Fiori app on SAP ABAP repository with BAS & WEBIDE, also learn about fiori app tile creation in launchpad designer.

What is SAP UI5

SAP ui5 is a framework, it consists of Libraries. Used for Creating responsive apps.

Fiori Launchpad

SAP Fiori launchpad is a shell that hosts SAP Fiori apps, and provides the apps with services such as navigation, personalization, embedded support, and application configuration.

Fiori launchpad is responsive because it adapts the layout in the Device Screen.

Prerequisites

  1. User must have access to SAP Logon.
  2. User must have access of TCodes: SE80, /ui2/flp, /ui2/flpd_cust, /ui2/FLPD_CONF, /ui2/_FLPCM_CUST, /ui2/FLCM_CONF, /ui2/semobj, PFCG
  3. You access to SAP BTP Cockpit.

 

Deploy the Fiori app using Business application Studio (BAS)

SAP Business application studio is a cloud based developer tool to develop UI based applications

  1. Launch the BAS from Cloud cockpit

2. Select your desired project –> open the Terminal –> Go to the Project Dir (cd project dir) –>   run the command ‘npm run deploy-config’ or ‘npx fiori add deploy-config’.

3. Give the required information

Choose the Target –> ABAP

Select the Destination (If destination is not created, create a destination on SAP BTP Cockpit)

Provide the SAPUI5 ABAP Repository Name and Description.

Provide the Package detail

Provide the Transport Request and execute the command “npm run deploy”.

    You will get a message “SAP UI5 Application has been uploaded and registered successfully”.

   4. Go to the given link and check the deployed fiori app

   5. Now you will get the Fiori app on SAP system.

Deploy the Fiori app using WEBIDE

  1. Go to the WEBIDE, right click on your project –> Select Deploy –> Choose your System (Deploy to SAPUi5 ABAP Repository)

 

2. You will be on next page (Deployment Option), Here select your required ABAP or Cloud system –> Next.

    Note: If you are deploying first time, select Deploy a new application. Else application is                     already deployed, select update an existing application

 

3. Provide application Name, Description, Package, in – Deploy a New Application Screen and select Next.

4.  If the selected package is local, Choose Finish. If it requires TR, select TR for your                    application.

 

   A notification message displays once the application is deployed successfully.

 

5.  Go to SAP Logon Pad –> Tcode SE80 –> Select BSP Application from Dropdown –> find your deployed application.

 

Steps to create a Tile and Target mapping in Fiori launchpad Designer

  1. Create Semantic Object using TCode – /n/ui2/semobj.

          Click on Edit Button

      Select New Entries.

     Provide the new Semantic Object, Object Name and Description and Click on Save Button.

2. Go to SAP LogOn –> Execute the TCode – /ui2/FLPD_CUST (Launchpad Designer).

3. Click on Setting Button –> Select the TR –> choose Ok.

4. If catalog information is not available, create a catalog –> Click on Plus Button –> provide the required information –> click on Save.

5. If catalog already exist, select the catalog –> Click on Add tile plus Button.

6. Select a Tile template, here I am going to select App launcher – Static.

7. Provide the Title, information, Semantic Object, Action and other required Information Click on Save Button.

8. Create a Target Mapping à Go to Target Mapping à Click on Create Target Mapping.

9. Provide the required information Semantic Object, Action, Title, URL, ID and Click on Save  Button.

     Note: How to get URL –> Go to the WEBIDE –> your project –> manifest.json file –> Find the URL info.

 How to get ID: Go to the WEBIDE –> your project –> manifest.json file –> find the ID.

  10. The Fiori app tile has been created successfully. Go to Fiori launchpadv –> App Finder  –> Search your application.

     Note: If Fiori app is not found on Fiori Launchpad à we have to assign the PFCG Role for catalog and contact security team to assign the Role.

 

Conclusion

The Fiori app has been deployed on SAP ABAP repository. The Fiori app tile has been created.

 

With this we come to an end of this blog. Hope you find it useful.

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      Author's profile photo Prajakta Thomas
      Prajakta Thomas

      Very Useful.. Thanks for such a detailed blog!!