Fiori OData Customization and NetWeaver Gateway Overview
In addition to the Fiori UI, to make changes to the standard data from SAP ERP, you need to modify the standard OData service or develop a custom OData service for Fiori apps. In this chapter, you learn about the basics of OData, creating a custom OData service from scratch, and building a UI5 application to use that custom OData service.
OData (Open Data Protocol) is standard for generating and consuming RESTful APIs. SAP has the NetWeaver Gateway you can use to build an OData service so that it can be consumed by UI5 applications. RESTful APIs are easy to consume. ...