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 the latest LTS release)

  2. Set the NPM registry for @sap packages:
    npm set @sap:registry=
  3. Install the 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)

Problems? → See the troubleshooting guide.