Installation prerequisites and installation process for SAPUI5 tools
The following sections provide the required information for the installation, upgrade, and uninstallation of SAPUI5 tools.
Before you start the installation, make sure that you have the required software versions installed and that you have downloaded the respective Software components.
To install and run SAPUI5 tools, the following software has to be installed:
Java Runtime environment: JRE 1.6, 32/64-Bit (same as Eclipse)
If you install the SAPUI5 ABAP Team Provider together with ABAP development tools for SAP NetWeaver in a version below 1.0 Patch 07, you need to use the 32 Bit versions.
SAPUI5 ABAP Team Provider to connect to an ABAP backend system on SAP NetWeaver 7.3 EHP1 or 7.40
If you want to use the SAPUI5 ABAP Team Provider to connect to an ABAP backend system, the following additional prerequisites are required:
User interface add-on for SAP NetWeaver 1.0 support package 04
AiE Communication Framework
The AIE Communication Framework is part of the ABAP development tools for SAP NetWeaver. Install the complete ABAP development tools according to the installation procedure in the Installation Guide for the ABAP Development Tools, see SAP Note 1950493.
Eclipse Kepler; Eclipse Indigo and Juno are not supported.
Operating system: Windows XP, Vista, 7 (32- or 64-Bit), 8/8.1
Browser: Not relevant, except for Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher for embedded application preview
Eclipse Platform for SAPUI5 tools:
SAPUI5 tools run on the following Eclipse versions: Indigo 3.7, Juno 3.8 / 4.2, Kepler 4.3 and Luna 4.4. There are two options for the Eclipse platform: Either an 'Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers' bundle or an 'Eclipse Classic 4.2' bundle. Depending on the bundle you choose, you may be required to install additional features according to this list:
|Name||Technical IDE||Min. version||Contained in Eclipse JEE Bundle||Contained in Eclipse Classic Bundle|
|Eclipse Faceted Project Framework||org.eclipse.wst.common.fproj||3.1.0||Yes||No|
|Eclipse Faceted Project Framework JDT Enablement||org.eclipse.jst.common.fproj.enablement.jdt||3.1.0||Yes||No|
|Eclipse Java Development Tools||org.eclipse.jdt||3.5.0||Yes||Yes|
|Eclipse Java EE Developer Tools||org.eclipse.jst.enterprise_ui.feature||3.1.0||Yes||No|
|Eclipse Java Web Developer Tools / JST Web UI||org.eclipse.jst.web_ui.feature||3.1.0||Yes||No|
|EMF - Eclipse Modeling Framework Runtime and Tools||org.eclipse.emf||2.0.0||Yes||No|
|Graphical Editing Framework GEF||org.eclipse.gef||3.5.0||Yes||No|
|WST Common Core||org.eclipse.wst.common_core.feature||3.1.0||Yes||No|
|WST Server Adapters||org.eclipse.wst.server_adapters||3.2.300||Yes||No|
For the installation of SAPUI5 tools, download the following components from the SAP Software Download Center on SAP Service Marketplace at http://service.sap.com/swdc:
To find the respective download packages, search for the above mentioned component names. The search option as well as other options for finding the installation packages for your component are described on the Find your Software tab on the start page of the SAP Software Download Center.
To install SAPUI5 tools, proceed as follows:
Launch your Eclipse workbench.
Open the installation wizard by choosing.
In the Work with field of the installation wizard, specify the target directory of the package.
To add the new installation directory, choose Add and then choose Archive to specify the location. Enter a name for your local software site.
Select all UI development toolkit for HTML5 features and choose Next.
Review the feature groups to be installed and choose Next.
Accept the terms of the license agreement and choose Finish to initiate the installation of selected feature groups.
In the Certificates dialog confirm the certificates from Eclipse.org and SAP with OK.
To apply the changes of the installation procedure, restart the Eclipse workbench.
To check, whether the installation has been succesful, proceed as follows:
For SAPUI5 application development open the Eclipse IDE and choose . If the installation has been successful, the New Application Project wizard opens.
For the SAPUI5 ABAP repository team provider open the Eclipse IDE and choose . Select the new project and choose . If the installation has been successful, SAPUI5 ABAP Repository appears in the list