Add PDF editing capabilities to your UI5 application using a commercial library as a custom control

Add PDF editing capabilities to your UI5 application using a commercial library as a custom control

UI5 offers a large set of controls but sometimes nevertheless a feature is missing. However, UI5 has a sometimes-overlooked feature: custom controls which allow you to develop your own UI5 control. In this session I wrap a commercial web control as a UI5 custom control in order to add advanced PDF editing features to my UI5 application. I will present a full-blown application and show some important aspects of the frontend and the backend coding.

Key takeaways:

-Learn the basic steps for creating a UI5 custom control
-Explore in detail how you can wrap a commercial library in such a way that it plays nicely with your UI5 application including configuring the control in XML views and data binding via OData services
-See a live demo of a UI5 application which can handle PDF forms an annotations

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