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This section describes the new features for the user interface add-on 1.0 SPS 03 for SAP NetWeaver.

User Interface Development Toolkit for HTML5 (SAPUI5)

For release information on SAPUI5, see What's New in SAPUI5.

SAP NetWeaver User Interface Services

Server Runtime for User Interface Services (new)

The server runtime for SAP NetWeaver user interface services is an ABAP-based back-end component providing services that can be consumed by various types of application shells.

For more information, see Server Runtime for SAP NetWeaver User Interface Services.

Exposing POWL Queries as OData Services (new)

You can expose POWL queries as OData services without writing any code. All steps are performed in Customizing.

For more information, see the UI Add-On Developer Guide at http://help.sap.com/nw-uiaddon Start of the navigation path Developer's Guide Next navigation step OData Services Next navigation step POWL Enabling Service End of the navigation path.

Launchpad References in Role Maintenance (new)

In Role Maintenance (transaction PFCG), a new node type in the role menu allows you to reference a launchpad entry. This allows you to decouple role maintenance from the definition of navigation targets.

For more information, see Creating Launchpad References in Role Maintenance.

JavaScript Start-up Service API (new)

This API enables you to create an application shell that retrieves system information, user information and a user menu from a back-end system. When you integrate SAPUI5 applications into this shell, you can easily propagate user-specific settings retrieved from the back-end system to your SAPUI5 applications.

For more information, see the UI Add-On Developer Guide at http://help.sap.com/nw-uiaddon Start of the navigation path Developer's Guide Next navigation step JavaScript Services Next navigation step Creating an Application Shell End of the navigation path.

JavaScript API for Property Bags for CHIP Instances (new)

This API allows you to persist user-specific, client-specific or system-wide settings for any CHIP instance.

For more information, see the UI Add-On Developer Guide at http://help.sap.com/nw-uiaddon: Start of the navigation path Developer's Guide Next navigation step JavaScript Services Next navigation step Persisting Settings in Property Bags End of the navigation path.

Suite Page Builder (new)

Suite Page Builder is an SAPUI5 application that acts as a framework to run CHIPs.

SAP NetWeaver Business Client

For release information for SAP NetWeaver Business Client 4.0 patch levels 4 to 5, see SAP Note 1707626 Information published on SAP site.

For a general overview of new functionality for SAP NWBC 4.0 for Desktop, see What's New in SAP NetWeaver Business Client.