ABAP

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ABAP

(Advanced Business Application Programming) A high-level, COBOL-like programming language used to develop SAP applications. Originally a report generator language for SAP's R/2 mainframe platform, ABAP has been widely used to develop R/3 (SAP ERP) applications. It is also used in conjunction with Java for programming SAP's NetWeaver Application Server, a foundation product for SAP applications. See R/3 and SAP Business Suite.
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ABAP Development for SAP HANA: This course will explain the important concepts in ABAP development tools for SAP HANA, including how to detect and analyze the performance of ABAP programming language and which features SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP provides for database-oriented programming.
The major components of the ABAP Development Workbench include ABAP Programming Language, ABAP Dictionary, ABAP Editor, ABAP Function Library, Data Modeler and R/3 Repository.
This article explains how to apply the ABAP programming language to your Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW) objects in order to meet your business requirements.
SEEBURGER is providing initial consulting services to migrate ConMet's in-house-developed EDI system to the SEEBURGER platform, including transitioning the integration from the company's COBOL-based applications to SAP's ABAP programming language, standardizing business processes to eliminate the need to write custom scripts for each trading scenario, and training ConMet's EDI technicians to use SEEBURGER's graphical mapping and workflow development tools.
Synactive was founded in 1998 by two engineers that played prominent roles in the development of the ABAP programming language and JavaGUI for SAP AG.