Getting Started with ABAP: Beginner’s Guide to SAP ABAP

Getting Started with ABAP - Beginners Guide to SAP ABAPBook Details

  • Paperback: 575 pages
  • Publisher: SAP Press; 1st edition (November 30, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1493212427
  • ISBN-13: 978-1493212422
  • Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 1.2 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds

Book Description

Learn to code in ABAP, SAP’s programming language! This book explains ABAP in simple terms, and provides the guidance you need to become fluent in basic ABAP. Once you understand basic ABAP, you’ll write your first application, and then get a preview of more advanced language concepts. Step-by-step instructions, sample code, and hands-on exercises help ensure that you can apply the skills you learn to real-life scenarios. With the help of this book you can take your coding to the next level.

* Learn basic ABAP and write your first program
* Set up and ABAP trial system and master the integrated development environment (IDE)
* Develop an example application using strings and text, dates and times, and more

Programming Basics
Become familiar with the very basics of ABAP, from syntax, string manipulation, and object creation, to code formatting, data types, and application development.

Programming Tools
Discover the tools at your disposal including the ABAP editor in Eclipse, updated programming features in AS ABAP 7.4, and more.

Sample Code
Follow along with step-by-step instructions and full sample code, and become familiar with the intricacies of ABAP as you create your very first programs.

* ABAP basics
* Flow control
* Debugging
* Creating tables
* Defining objects
* Data storage in standard memory
* Modularization
* Table syntax
* Lock objects
* Pretty print

About the Authors of this SAP ABAP Book

Brian O Neill has worked in a variety of IT positions, from business analyst to ABAP developer. He is currently writing applications that can connect to an SAP backend using SAP Gateway. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from California State University.

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