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Terminology (Changed)

As of this release, Social Media ABAP Integration Library (SAIL) in software component SAP_UI is now called ABAP Social Media Integration (ABAP SMI). Documentation has been changed to reflect the new name.

ABAP Social Media Integration (ABAP SMI) (New)

ABAP Social Media Integration (ABAP SMI) can now be used to consume OData services. OData offers a flexible and transparent concept for creating, reading, updating, and deleting data.

The ABAP SMI API offers ABAP classes and methods for building and sending OData requests to collaboration platforms such as SAP Jam and collecting the responses. In particular, ABAP SMI provides the following:

  • an object model for OData consumption
  • convenience methods
  • built-in transformations for serializing/de-serializing OData objects

For more info about how to program with ABAP SMI, see Consuming OData Services.

Share Feature in SAP Jam (Changed)
The Share feature has been enhanced to enable the SAP Fiori for SAP CRM transactional app My Accounts to share a business object to SAP Jam. In addition, the following changes have been made to improve usability:
  • Success and failure message texts have been enhanced. Success message toasts now include the SAP Jam group name.
  • Enhancements have been made to the attachment upload process.
Documentation Enhancements (New)

The following sections were added: