Category: ABAP

Useful ABAP code snippets that can be used in real life projects.

[ABAP from scratch] 5 Relevant Shortcuts To SAP/ABAP career

When you want to get somewhere, you can use weird shortcuts (from the joke below) or effective ones (e.g., using planes instead of cars). BUT, … What does it look like when it comes to getting into SAP/ABAP? What is the relevant shortcut?  (not similar to the picture above) Now, I’m bringing you 5 tips (based on our...

How to Run Program in Background

There are multiple ways how you can to run program in background. Here is the most common one. Go to SE38 (Notice: Make sure you are not in SE80! Main Menu is different there) Fill in your program name which you want to run in Background Go to Main Menu: Program -> Execute -> Background

How to Select Data from Database Table when Searching on Non Key Fields

Sometimes you need to search on data from database table, which are not defined as key fields. In such case, selecting would not be optimal and select may take too much time. Example Lets say we want to use following SELECT on non key fields NAME_LAST, NAME_FIRST and NAME_WHOLE: SELECT *       FROM zaa_bd_wpo_vol       INTO table lt_wpo_vol       FOR ALL ENTRIES IN lt_name_search       WHERE ( name_last = lt_name_search-last         AND name_first  = lt_name_search-first )...

What is the difference between database table and internal table?

What is the difference between database table and internal table?

In today’s Coaching Session we are discussing what is the difference between database table and internal table within SAP. Do you know what is the difference between them? Here are all the questions we are discussing on this call: What’s the difference between internal tables and transparent tables? How can I access transparent tables? What’s the...

Q&A – How to change code imported from different system

If you have imported your own developments from different SAP system, you may have run into issue that you are not able to edit your older programs.  This is the workaround how you can still access your programs in edit mode: Do you want to run your own SAP system locally even today?

Latest Job Interview Insights from Person Doing Job Interviews

Lately, I was having a call with one company representative working as a senior ABAP developer who is also in charge of running job interviews.  I asked him questions that are important for us since we are helping people to grow their careers as efficiently as possible. That’s why I’m in charge also of creating strategic connections to...

FREE ABAP Academy Editor Online

Or read further to learn more about this tool. Now, for ABAP beginners/explorers it’s again much easier to start with ABAP. Who is this for? This ABAP Editor is a great choice if you are just starting out getting into ABAP. You can do basic coding, playing around with ABAP syntax and watching how it behaves in...

Flash News: Web-Based ABAP Editor SOON!

Our ABAP Academy Community member is already working on a web-based ABAP Editor and will share it with us soon! This is how it looks like: In the background of this ABAP Editor is our Fully Pre-Installed Local SAP System for Practicing ABAP on our ABAP Academy coding projects. See his quick demonstration from our discussion:...

Coding Session: Join tables together and display in ALV

Last time I was asked by one of my coaching clients to demonstrate the way on how I am approaching such project + with coding best practices. Let me share that with you as well: Are you interested to get such coding sessions regularly? Join our Community by signing up our Personalized Roadmap for FREE…

For Beginners: Multiple Variations of Output on the Screen

Find out what are the most used approaches when it comes to creating output on the screen in the ABAP program. In this video, you will create your first Help Library Program as a future reference for your later ABAP programs. Learn more about Help Library Programs and ABAP Academy Teaching System.

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