Getting Started

Local Setup

For local development, you need to install the cds command-line tools once, which in turn require Node.js, as follows…

  1. Install Node.js from
    ( use latest LTS release )

  2. Set npm registry for @sap packages
    npm set @sap:registry=
  3. Install cds development kit globally
    npm i -g @sap/cds-dk
    cds  #> test-run it
  4. Install SQLite from
    ( on Windows only; included with Mac and Linux)

Got errors? → See the troubleshooting guide.