Congratulations, you have already taken your first steps with SAP HANA Cloud Platform, and know how to use the various services that the platform provides. This course will bring you to the next level about how to use SAP HANA Cloud Platform. You'll learn how you can use the platform to develop and manage SAP HANA native apps and HTML5 apps, as well as how to apply advanced security features, develop widgets on SAP HANA Cloud Portal, and much more. To follow all the units, you should have already walked through the openSAP course *Introduction to SAP HANA Cloud Platform (Repeat)*. The registration, learning content, and the final exam are free of charge.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 09:00 (UTC) to Wednesday, October 29, 2014 21:00 (UTC)
Language: English

Course information


Course Summary

Congratulations, you have already taken your first steps with SAP HANA Cloud Platform, and know how to use the various services that the platform provides.

This course will bring you to the next level about how to use SAP HANA Cloud Platform. You'll learn how you can use the platform to develop and manage SAP HANA native apps and HTML5 apps, as well as how to apply advanced security features, develop widgets on SAP HANA Cloud Portal, and much more. To follow all the units, you should have already walked through the openSAP course Introduction to SAP HANA Cloud Platform (Repeat). The registration, learning content, and the final exam are free of charge.

Course Content

  • Week 1: SAP HANA Native Development
  • Week 2: Git and HTML5 Apps – Part 1
  • Week 3: Git and HTML5 Apps – Part 2
  • Week 4: Advanced Identity Management
  • Week 5: Securing Web APIs
  • Week 6: Additional Features
  • Week 7: Final Exam

Target Audience

Application Developers

Course Requirements

Development Systems

If your primary interest in taking this course is getting a technical overview of the development-related capabilities of SAP HANA Cloud Platform, you do not need access to a development system. However, we realize that many of you will be interested in developing your own code, based on the instructions in the course.

To benefit most from this course, you should have completed the openSAP course Introduction to SAP HANA Cloud Platform (Repeat) and already use a free developer license for SAP HANA Cloud Platform as described in that course. If you did not complete Introduction to SAP HANA Cloud Platform (Repeat), you can join the course in self-study mode.

About Further Content Experts

Emil Aleksandrov

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Emil Aleksandrov is a product manager for SAP HANA Cloud Platform, focusing on the seamless integration of SAP HANA native development on the platform itself.

With 17 years’ IT experience, 11 of which have been at SAP, he is a frequent speaker at various events.

Sindhu Gangadharan

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Sindhu Gangadharan is VP and head of product management for SAP HANA Cloud Integration and SAP NetWeaver Process Integration.

Sindhu has been working on the topic of integration at SAP for the last 14 years. She works closely with the different SAP user groups and the internal development teams to shape SAP’s roadmap for the strategic on-premise and cloud integration solutions.

Thomas Hensel

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Thomas Hensel is a product expert for the SAP Portal Portfolio. Thomas drives various go-to-market and customer activities in the area of SAP HANA Cloud Portal, Mobile Portal, and SAP Fiori Launchpad.

Thomas is an active member on the SAP Community Network and a regular speaker at conferences such as SAP d-code and SAP user group events. Follow Thomas on Twitter

Martin Raepple

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As the product owner for Security and Identity Management in SAP HANA Cloud Platform, Martin Raepple is responsible for the product's security roadmap and manages the product backlog.

Prior to this role, Martin represented SAP in international standard bodies. Before Martin joined SAP in 2005, he has held positions with IBM as an IT Architect and Consultant.

Martin has over 18 years of experience in applying information technology in a wide range of industries, speaks frequently at international conferences, and authored books and articles on IT security.

Martin Hermes

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Martin Hermes is a product owner for SAP HANA Cloud Platform and is currently focusing on the new HTML5 development infrastructure.

Martin joined SAP in 1998 and has held various positions in the company. Prior to his current role, he was responsible for the document service on SAP HANA Cloud Platform.

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Matthias Sohn

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Matthias Sohn is a product owner in development for SAP HANA Cloud Platform, focusing on development infrastructure services around Git.

He leads SAP’s Git team and the Open Source Eclipse projects EGit and JGit and contributes to the Gerrit code review tool.

Stefan Lay

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Dr. Stefan Lay is a senior developer and scrum master for SAP HANA Cloud Platform, focusing on tool development and development processes around Git. He also trains and supports Git users at SAP.

Stefan actively participates in Open Source projects like EGit, the Git integration in Eclipse, and frequently speaks at international conferences. Follow Stefan on Twitter

Ifat Shwartz

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Ifat Shwartz is a product manager for SAP HANA Cloud Portal, responsible for outbound activities for achieving successful go-to-market product processes.

Ifat is an active member in the SAP Community Network and regularly participates at SAP conferences such as SAP d-code and SAP partner events. Follow Ifat on Twitter

Previous Version of This Course

Previous version of this course is available here:
Next Steps in SAP HANA Cloud Platform (June 12 through July 31, 2014)

Course contents


  • Week 1:

    SAP HANA Native Development
  • Week 2:

    Git and HTML5 Apps – Part 1
  • Week 3:

    Git and HTML5 Apps – Part 2
  • Week 4:

    Advanced Identity Management
  • Week 5:

    Securing Web APIs
  • Week 6:

    Additional Features
  • I Like, I Wish:

    We Love Your Feedback … And Want More
  • Final Exam:

    Good Luck!

How to enroll


If you would like to enroll for this course, there are no formal prerequisites or limitations. The course is free and open for everyone. Just register for an account on openSAP and go for the course!

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Dates and Statistics


This course was held from Sep 10, 2014 through Oct 29, 2014.

10257 learners are currently enrolled.

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Rui Nogueira is a product expert in product management for SAP HANA Cloud Platform, focusing on onboarding developers, customers, and partners to the SAP HANA Cloud Platform.

He is an active member on the SAP Community Network and was also the instructor for several openSAP courses around the SAP HANA Cloud Platform.

Rui’s profile on SCN.

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