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Understanding ABAP Dictionary

by Alex Gonczy

Build your flexible, consistent, and reusable SAP database with me through practical exercises. If you want to get familiar with the concept of Domains, Data Elements, Structures, Table Types, Database Tables, Views, Maintenance Dialogs, Two-Level Domain concept or Foreign Key Relationships, and you want to see them working in a real SAP system, then this course is for you.

What you'll learn

As you complete this course, you will acquire the necessary knowledge to plan and construct ABAP Dictionary objects in your SAP system, and you will be able to create and manage a central meta-data repository for your database that reduces the redundancy, the maintenance costs, and improves the efficiency. After the course, you can apply this knowledge whether you work on a simple in-house development, or a complex project. To understand the concept of the ABAP Dictionary in every detail, we will go through its objects one by one, discuss their roles in the system, and I will demonstrate that how to build them up during the exercises.

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About the author

Alex is an ABAP Developer and Trainer with over 6 years of experience. He is a member of Expertise-Team, a consulting, training, and software development company (, a group of SAP professionals developing in SAP Business Warehouse, Business Objects systems, programming with ABAP and delivering Mobile solutions. Alex is an experienced ABAP Developer with a wide range of IT skills and experience such as Test Driven Development in ABAP, Object Oriented ABAP, XML and WebServices i... more

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