SAP HANA Web-based Development Workbench in SAP Cloud Platform

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Dear SAPLearners, in the blog post we will learn about SAP HANA Web-based Development Workbench in SAP Cloud Platform.

Prerequisites

Before you start, make sure you have

SAP HANA Web-based Development Workbench

SAP HANA Web-based Development Workbench allows developers to develop HANA native applications entirely in browser without having to install HANA studio.

To access SAP HANA Web-based Development Workbench, click on hyperlink available in HANA database Overview section in SAP Cloud Platform.

There are 4 tools in SAP HANA Web-based Development Workbench

SAP HANA Web-based Development Workbench
  • Editor: Create, edit execute, debug and manage HANA Repository objects.
  • Catalog: Create, edit, execute and manage HANA DB SQL catalog objects.
  • Security: Create users, create roles, assign objects and manage security.
  • Traces: View, download traces of HANA applications, set trace levels.

Before start using the SAP HANA Web-based Development Workbench we have to assign the developer roles required for specific tools.

Required Roles

ToolRequired Role
Editor sap.hana.ide.roles::EditorDeveloper
Catalog sap.hana.ide.roles::CatalogDeveloper
Security sap.hana.ide.roles::SecurityAdmin
Traces sap.hana.ide.roles::TraceViewer

Note:
The parent role “sap.hana.ide.roles::Developer” can be used to access all tools in SAP HANA Web-based Development Workbench.

Security and Traces tools are accessible by default during initial access.

Lets see the steps to add these developer roles. You can use existing user or create a new user to add these roles.

Assigning roles

1. Launch Security tool from SAP HANA Web-based Development Workbench.

2. Choose the user in Users folder and click on + icon to assign a role.

3. In Find Role window, search and select a role and click on OK.

4. Now hit Save icon to save the changes.

Congrats!! you have successfully learned about SAP HANA Web-based Development Workbench in SAP Cloud Platform