In previous articles Prerequisite for SAPUI5 and Fiori
, What is SAPUI5?
, What is Fiori?
, we explained the basics of SAPUI5 and Fiori.
In this article we will talk about SAP Fiori Launchpad and its importance.
What is SAP Fiori Launchpad?
SAP Fiori Launchpad is the entry point to Fiori apps on mobile and desktop devices. It is a role based, personalized UI client that enables users to access SAP Fiori apps.
The Launchpad contains various tiles in Fiori system. Tiles are square objects that are used to access different Fiori Apps. Access to these tiles are based on the user roles.
SAP Fiori tiles run on multiple device types and provides a single point of access for business applications such as transactional, analytical, factsheet, smart business apps.
SAP Fiori Launchpad – Key Values
What is the difference between SAP Fiori Overview Pages and SAP Fiori Launchpad?
SAP Fiori Launchpad
is the entry point to Fiori apps on mobile or desktop devices. The launchpad displays various tiles. Each tile represents a business application, such as: transactional, analytical, fact sheets, smart business and others where clicking on a tile launches the application.
SAP Fiori Overview Pages
shows the user the current status of a specific domain or role the user is interested in while aggregating and simplifying dashboards and news into one Fiori experience page.
The SAP Fiori Overview Page displays various cards that are relevant to the domain and role of the user.
Additional content, such as image, list, table, chart, etc. is displayed in the card’s content area. The card allows the user to take immediate actions such as approve purchase order without launching the app. The card can also be used to launch an application similar to Fiori Launchpad or in a specific context, for example the list item that was clicked.
What is SAP Fiori Cloud?
SAP Fiori Cloud offers a simple implementation of the SAP Fiori user experience (UX) through cloud services running on SAP HANA Cloud Platform (HCP). To know more about it refer to What Is SAP Fiori Cloud Edition