SAP Lumira, Designer Edition: The Comprehensive Guide

  • 7h 55m
  • Dwain Chang, Jeroen van der A, Xavier Hacking
  • Rheinwerk Publishing Inc.
  • 2018

If building top-of-the-line analytical applications and dashboards is on your to-do list, you'll find everything you need in this guide to SAP Lumira, designer edition! Explore the IDE, understand the application design process, and take an in-depth look at component properties. Then enhance your applications with CSS, scripting for interactivity, and performance tuning. From installation to working with the SDK, this book is your one-stop shop!

  • Install and configure SAP Lumira
  • Build full-scale applications for planning, OLAP analysis, and more
  • Learn how to use and develop SDK extensions

Getting Started

Install your system and then walk through configuration steps for SAP BusinessObjects BI, universes, and custom data sources.

Building Applications

Learn how to integrate planning functionality into your applications, use design principles to optimize applications, and master new visual and technical component properties.

Using the SDK

Get step-by-step instructions for building components using the SDK, from creating methods to using JavaScript libraries.

  • Installation and configuration
  • Usage scenarios
  • Application design
  • Component properties
  • Planning applications
  • Scripting
  • CSS
  • SDK
  • Design principles
  • Performance tuning
  • Practical examples

About the Authors

Dwain Chang is an SAP business intelligence consultant, originally from Surinam, who currently lives in the Netherlands. He has a master's degree in informatics and economics as well as in marketing from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Dwain started his professional career in 2011 and participated in various SAP backend and frontend development projects. Dwain has done a number of SAP Lumira, designer edition implementations at a wide range of clients in the fields of logistics, finance, PM, and HR, to name a few.

Xavier Hacking is an SAP business intelligence special¬ist from the Netherlands, and works as a consultant for Interdobs. He has a master's degree in industrial engineering and manage-ment science from the Eindhoven University of Technology. For the past 10 years he has worked with a wide range of products from SAP Business Warehouse and SAP Business¬Objects BI toolset.

Jeroen van der A is an SAP business intelligence consultant from the Netherlands working for Interdobs. He has more than 15 years of experience with business intelligence and started using SAP products in 2005. Jeroen is focused on finding innovative ways to use BI products to create added value, and uses a broad range of products to achieve this goal.

In this Book

  • Introduction to SAP Lumira, Designer Edition
  • SAP Lumira, Designer Edition Versus Other SAP Business Intelligence Tools
  • Usage Scenarios
  • Installation and Configuration
  • The Integrated Development Environment
  • The Application Design Process
  • Components and Properties
  • Scripting for Interactivity
  • Planning Applications
  • Enhancing Applications with CSS
  • Design Principles and Visualization Options
  • Performance Tuning
  • Using SDK Extensions in SAP Lumira, Designer Edition
  • SDK Installation and Deployment
  • Building Components Using the SDK
  • Building a Sales Dashboard Application
  • Building an OLAP Application
  • Building a Generic KPI Application
  • Outlook