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UI5 NewsCast 030 Panel Talk: UI5 Community – Contributor Experiences

The ui5-community GitHub organization evolved to a central place to develop and share UI5 projects. It has become a great place to find ideas, to pick-up and continue ideas and finally make them available for the whole UI5 community. Starting with the UI5 ecosystem howcase mono repository hosting several tooling extensions, it now hosts more and more individual projects for different purposes: applications, libraries, custom controls, tooling extensions, middlewares, tasks or Easy-UI5...


UI5 NewsCast 029 UI5con HYBRID 2022 – Participants’ Impressions and Stories

UI5con started in 2016 as a side project from a group of volunteers with the intention of bringing the UI5 community closer together. They wanted to create a platform for people who share a passion for UI5 to meet and learn from each other. In the meantime, UI5con has become the most important event for UI5 developers. Since it was only possible to run the event virtually for the last two years due to the COVID pandemic, the organizers decided last minute to open their doors to a limited...


UI5 NewsCast 029 wdi5 - UI5s Open-Source End-to-End Testing Framework

SAP integrated and developed several testing frameworks to test UI5 applications, libraries, controls or modules: QUnit for functional testing, OPA5 to do integration testing and UIveri5 for end-to-end testing. In 2020, wdi5 (pronounced as /vdiai5/) has been started by Volker Buzek at j&s-soft with the focus to test UI5 web apps in hybrid scenarios - the scenarios which aren’t supported by UIveri5. Beginning of 2022, UIveri5 got deprecated mainly due to technical reasons and a successor was...


UI5 NewsCast 028 wdi5 - UI5s Open-Source End-to-End Testing Framework

SAP integrated and developed several testing frameworks to test UI5 applications, libraries, controls or modules: QUnit for functional testing, OPA5 to do integration testing and UIveri5 for end-to-end testing. In 2020, wdi5 (pronounced as /vdiai5/) has been started by Volker Buzek at j&s-soft with the focus to test UI5 web apps in hybrid scenarios - the scenarios which aren’t supported by UIveri5. Beginning of 2022, UIveri5 got deprecated mainly due to technical reasons and a successor was...


UI5 NewsCast 027 Bringing TypeScript to UI5

Recently the TypeScript programming language has become quite popular. It has become an essential part of many developers’ environments. The UI5 development team has looked into this subject as well and has made the necessary arrangements to support the usage of TypeScript in UI5 projects. Andreas Kunz, Lead Architect of UI5, is the leading developer in this task. This episode is full of his fascinating insights into the current state of the TypeScript support in UI5 as well as useful...


UI5 NewsCast 026 How to Deal with OData in UI5

The OData (Open Data) model of UI5 enables web-based applications to easily use the OData protocol for communication with application servers. Currently UI5 supports OData Version 2.0 and OData Version 4.0 in a given model implementation. Why have different model implementation approaches been chosen for the two versions? What are the similarities and differences? To get to the bottom of these questions, Christoph Haffner talks to Patric Ksinsik and Thomas Chadzelek, both developer...


UI5 NewsCast 025 Data Binding in UI5: Essentials

Data binding in UI5 is the synchronization between the model and the view. But how does this work exactly and which features related to data binding does UI5 provide out of the box? To get the bottom of this, Christoph Haffner invited Patric Ksinsik, developer architect working for the UI5 models team, to his studio. Patric walks us through the basics, but also talks about the particularities of data binding in UI5, best practices as well as hidden gems. There are plenty of features to...


UI5 NewsCast 024 The Time is Ready for Web Components - More than Ever!

The time is right for Web Components! That’s how Peter Muessig ended our episode about Web Components two years ago. Now the question is: Is the UI5 framework ready for Web Components? Christoph Haffner chats with Peter Muessig about the expectations that he put on Web Components, the obstacles the team had to overcome to publish the first release of the UI5 Web Components and how Web Components will find their way into the UI5 framework. Tune in for a deep dive into Web Components, the UI5...


UI5 NewsCast 023 UI5 - The Story So Far

In this episode, Christoph Haffner meets with Andreas Kunz, lead architect and co-founder of the UI5 project, to take you on a journey of discovery through the history of UI5. They talk about how it all started, which demands the framework has to fulfil and why open source is a matter of course for the UI5 team. Andreas tells the inside story with lots of little anecdotes on the history of UI5. He will explain the basic features of UI5 as well as differences and dependencies between SAPUI5,...


UI5 NewsCast 022 Key Insights into SAP Fiori Elements

SAP Fiori elements is a low-code platform on top of SAPUI5 that helps you to quickly build enterprise-grade web apps. Hear the stories and insights from Stefan Engelhardt and Klaus Keller, both chief architects for SAP Fiori elements, how it all began. Let them explain you about the use cases and strengths of SAP Fiori elements and learn about UI annotations, the difference between back-end and local annotations, when to choose which and much more.


UI5 NewsCast 021 SAPUI5 Flexibility - All You Need to Know

Business applications are subject to constant change and adjustment, be it altered requirements or various user groups define different working methods. Such adjustments can be time-consuming and cost-intensive. To counter this, UI5 includes a comprehensive concept that allows user groups to shape the UI of an UI5 application without touching the source code. Tune in to hear all about SAPUI5 flexibility, the story of how it came into being, the use cases it is aimed, and much more.


UI5 NewsCast 020 The History Behind the SAPUI5 Smart Controls

SAPUI5 smart controls are a special category of controls that help to boost application development and are part of the SAP Fiori elements offering. One specific feature of the smart controls is that they can interpret the OData protocol and adapt according to the protocol’s annotations. In order to hear more about the motivation for providing such a library for SAPUI5, their relation to SAP Fiori elements, and how they can be used, Christoph Haffner talks with Dirk Becker, Area Product...


UI5 NewsCast 019 Quality Management of UI5

Quality management ensures that an offered product is consistent. The focus is not only on product quality but also on the means to achieve and maintain a desired level of quality within this product. In this episode, Christoph Haffner meets Anila Elizabeth Chandy, Diana Shtilianova, and Marcos Gavilan de Paz, all three of them Quality Experts working for UI5. They help us understand the importance of quality management as well as its processes and challenges and talk about their activities...


UI5 NewsCast 018 The UI5 Community Organization and Beyond

Volker Buzek and Peter Muessig are on a joint mission again: To create a platform for the UI5 developers inside and outside of SAP to collaborate on various topics. This idea was the result of a small hackathon that Volker and Peter did with other like-minded developers to create a template for UI5 library development. Well, actually, it all began much earlier when Volker and Peter met the first time. Tune in and listen to their story in its entirely!


UI5 NewsCast 017 SAP Fiori Elements

In this episode, we're joined by Katja Zoch and Sebastian Steinhauer, Chief Product Owners for SAP Fiori elements. This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about this framework, which is built on top of SAPUI5. We discuss the relationship between SAP Fiori elements, SAP Fiori, and the SAP Fiori design guidelines, and we learn which floorplans are supported by their templates. In addition, they show us how you can build SAP Fiori-compliant web apps with SAP Fiori elements quickly and...


UI5 NewsCast 016 Easy UI5 Generator

Marius Obert started his career as working student at SAP, went to an internship to Palo Alto where he got in contact with UI5 development the first time. After returning to Germany, Marius joined a new position as a developer advocate and is doing this until today with passion. He is focusing on UI development and closely working with different product teams acting as a front runner to try out latest features. Beginning with his role as developer advocate, he conceived of the idea for a...


UI5 NewsCast 015 A review of the year 2020

A lot happened in the UI5 universe in 2020! Listen to Stefan Beck – Chief Product Owner – and Peter Muessig – Chief Architect – wrapping up all the important news and activities around UI5 in 2020. Speaking to Christoph Haffner, they discussed major innovations in the UI5 framework, rendering, the smart controls stack, tooling, and UI5 flexibility. They also thanked the UI5 community for the great collaboration during the year, a special thank went to the SAP Mentors for giving extensive...


UI5 NewsCast 014 Working Experiences During COVID-19 Outbreak

As the COVID-19 crisis began, SAP sent all employees home and asked them to work remotely. How does this affect the work in the UI5 teams and how do people feel about this new situation and cope with it? These and other questions Christoph Haffner discusses with the three UI5 team members Dirk Becker (Area Product Owner for Smart Controls and Tables), Angelika Kirilin (Developer for UI5 Flexibility) and Florian Vogt (UI5 Framework developer).


UI5 NewsCast 013 Contributing to OpenUI5 and the Community

It took us some time - but we're back! In episode #13 Tobias Hofmann, Peter Müßig and Christoph Haffner talk about how people can contribute to OpenUI5 or the overall UI5 community. Tobias is Senior SAP Consultant at BridgingIT – and he is working on cloud and UI5 topics since a couple of years. He acted as a speaker at several events and a very active member and contributor in the UI5 community – and in particular he is a great supporter of OpenUI5. Peter and Tobias give insights on...


UI5 NewsCast 012 Tooling

English session: Peter Müßig and Volker Buzek give an update on what happened in 2019 in the UI5 tooling area.