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ABAP Workbench: The Big Picture

by Alex Gonczy

Whether you're a beginner ABAP developer or simply interested in ABAP programming, this course will teach you how to create great, SAP-based business apps by utilizing the tools within ABAP Workbench, SAP's integrated development environment.

What you'll learn

Today, ABAP developers have more challenges for business than ever before. They have to develop complex screens, not only for SAP GUI, but for web browsers, and integrate SAP with other external applications. ABAP Workbench: The Big Picture introduces ABAP and the different ABAP IDEs through simple examples. This course is designed to introduce beginner ABAP developers and anyone who wants to learn ABAP programming to the SAP’s integrated development environment, called the ABAP Workbench. ABAP Workbench consists of all the necessary tools you need to develop modern, SAP-based business applications with ABAP. In this course, you will see ABAP Workbench is not only a toolset, but rather than a fully-integrated development environment. In this course, you will be introduced to the ABAP Workbench, and see demos of a few of the tools in practice. You'll also be taught how to develop in ABAP, as well as use the function and class builders. After completing this course, you will be able to effectively use the ABAP Workbench, and find the right tool within it for your current task.

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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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