Get Started with UI5 Web Components & VueJS

In this tutorial you will learn how to add UI5 Web Components to your application. The UI5 Web Components can be added both to new VueJS applications, as well as already existing ones.

Step 1. Install Vue CLI

npm install -g @vue/cli

Step 2. Init New App

vue create ui5-web-components-application
cd ui5-web-components-application

Step 3. Add UI5 Web Components

npm install @ui5/webcomponents --save

Step 4. Add UI5 Web Components to Vue ignoredElement

Add the following line to your main.js file:

Vue.config.ignoredElements = [/^ui5-/];

Step 5. Import the Components That You Are Going to Use

import "@ui5/webcomponents/dist/Button";

Step 6. Use the Imported Elements in Your Application

<ui5-button>Hello world!</ui5-button>

Step 7: Launch the Application

yarn serve


Two-Way Data Binding

v-model binding doesn’t work as expected for custom elements. In order to use two way data binding, you should bind and update the value yourself like this:

    @input="inputValue = $">