This section provides the list of prerequisites required for installing and using the GWM Visual Studio Add-In.
You must download to your file system, the GWM Visual Studio Add-In component. It is located in the SAP Software Download Center, on the SAP Service Marketplace at: http://service.sap.com/swdc
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Before you install GWM Visual Studio Add-In, ensure that you have met all the prerequisites.
For more information, see GWM 1.0 Product Availability Matrix on the SAP Service Marketplace.
GWM Visual Studio Add-In supports the following editions of Microsoft Visual Studio:
Ensure that Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 full version is available and not the client profile alone.
Ensure that the WCF Data Service version is 5.5 or higher, for working with Microsoft Visual Studio 2012.
GWM Visual Studio Add-In supports Visual Studio versions 2010, 2012, and 2013 running on the same system. Steps relevant to each of the versions are available in the specific sections.
You can run both Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and 2012 in a single system, with Visual C# development templates.
During the installation of Visual Studio 2012, select the option, Microsoft Office Developer Tools under Optional features to install.
Install Microsoft Office Developer Tools 2013 for use with Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition.
After installing Visual Studio, open it once before installing the GWM Visual Studio Add-In.
To use the solutions generated with GWM Visual Studio Add-In projects, you need the following:
Make sure that you apply the latest service pack to Microsoft Office to update the Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime to version 10.0.30319 or higher.
Download and install the patch which is available at: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2459115
Is required for add-in projects generated in both Visual Studio 2010 and 2012.
For more information, see, http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40790http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40790
Newtonsoft.Json.dll (version 5.0.6)
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory.dll (version 1.0.2)
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory.WindowsForms.dll (version 1.0.2)
The following are the required configurations you need to verify before using GWM Visual Studio Add-In:
You must be aware of the authentication mechanism implemented for access to SAP Gateway.
Later, you must configure the projects you create using GWM Visual Studio Add-In, to use the specific authentication mechanism.
Refer to the SAP Gateway’s security documentation to understand the security considerations to access the required services: For more information, see http://help.sap.com/saphelp_gateway20sp07/helpdata/en/89/ea6a0543dc4e13b20b3462f57d7404/frameset.htm
Verify that the SAP Gateway package (Backend Event Publisher – IW_BEP component) has been configured in the SAP system with the business content you want.