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.

SAP HANA Web based Development Workbench 1

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.

SAP HANA Web based Development Workbench Security

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

Assign HANA role to Users Step1

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

Assign HANA role to Users Step2

4. Now hit Save icon to save the changes.

Assign HANA role to Users Step3

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