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Web-IDE: how to get thing details from code

I'm trying to develop a custom application in Web-IDE, i.e. without using Web-IDE IoT widgets.

I successfully loaded all the things list in a model using Application Enablemen oData service (IOTAS-ADVANCEDLIST-THING-ODATA/CompositeThings/v1) but now I would like to read all details for each thing (thing properties and so on). I'm encountering some issues using IOTAS destination REST endpoint, because if I use the relative path (/appiot-mds/Things) in my code I get a 404 error, if I use the absolute path (https:// . the API call is redirected to the authorization page and I get a CORS error.

Any suggestion would be really appreciated.

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    Mar 26, 2018 at 11:33 AM

    Hi Luca,

    the application "appiot-mds" is preconfigured in the Cloud Platform Destination IOTAS (You can check this via SAP Cloud Platform Cockpit -> Destination).

    Please also take a look a tyour neo-app.json and check, how the path for the IOTAS destination is configured:


    "path": "/backend/",
    "target": {
    "type": "destination",
    "name": "IOTAS"
    "description": "IoT AE"

    Afterwards you should be able to access the Thing API with "backend/Things" as the resource URI.



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