EVOLUTION OF SAP ABAP
In 1980, ABAP was born because there was a huge requirement to have a system in place which can generate n no. of reports for each department. In short, it is a report generation language on SAP. In the last four decades, it had gain new features, most importantly the OOP’s concepts, referred to the ABAP Objects, in 1999 and introduction to new DB access methods and a large addition of new syntax starting near around 2010. ABAP tightly coupled with the SAP R/3 or NetWeaver platform that is being used. 3RI Technologies is offering SAP Training in Pune, which covers all the technicality and practical aspects start from scratch.
SAP ABAP OVERVIEW
ABAP (Advanced Business Application Programming) is the only programming language for SAP applications. SAP Netweaver ABAP Application server is the platform on which SAP ERP(R/3) or S/4 HANA and CRM runs. ABAP is a programming language that used for to implementation of SAP applications on the NetWeaver ABAP Server platform. ABAP is the very old and most widely used of SAP’s major application platforms.
Earlier the largest developer of ABAP was supposed to code is for SAP only. However, lakhs of ABAP developers work with SAP consulting companies or partners to maintain and modify SAP systems. ABAP has maintained itself in the top 30 of the Tiobe Index, which keeps a rough track of the popularity of programming languages.
Since SAP ABAP is always on best-Paid Technology in the world, the hiring is always tough. Hence, the candidate has to groom up to the level that he can be able to justify the knowledge in terms of practical implementation. 3RI Technologies designed the course SAP Training in Pune, by keeping in mind that the graduate engineer or an MCA candidate should be getting enough hands-on knowledge to crack the technical round of interview for sure.
SPECIAL FEATURES AND THE LARGER ABAP INFRASTRUCTURE
ABAP is integrated with the following to get more featured:
- Logical connection with the database: it allows the code to be extracted from a specific database like Oracle SQL etc. The database connections can be configured outside of the ABAP code, which will allow the same code to be used in the different databases successfully.
- Open SQL: ABAP is also using Open SQL; at the time of compilation, it gets converted into native SQL that is appropriate for the database being used. Open SQL has almost all similarities to Microsoft .NET’s (LINQ) concept.
- Internal Tables: Table which holds a set of data using the Open SQL. This concept of ABAP contrasts with the concept of typed arrays like in Java or C++.
- Security: For this purpose, ABAP gets integrated with SAP NetWeaver’s security infrastructure.
- Data Dictionary: metadata, data about all your database objects, often includes business logic, which is available to all ABAP programs in a system.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF AN SAP ABAP DEVELOPER?
Let’s understand what would be the role of an SAP ABAP Consultant? Let suppose there is a cement plant that has departments like manufacturing plant, operations, control room, Human Resource Dept, Finance, Accounts, Travel Desk, Engineers Desk, IT division to support all the centralized SAP Requirement. These all above-mentioned departments would like to get the reports to be generated to check the do the business analysis and various other tasks, few of the reports are in place, but few of them can be obsoleted, and few more reports request has to be taken care of each. Every day, here APAB Consultant comes in to picture. An SAP Consultant is supposed to take all the requirements from the concerned department for their reports requirements, analyze the data for that module, and to apply ABAP programming language to write the program and generate the reports. Once finalized, it can be added into GUI to just give inputs from the screen and get the report generated. To understand the role better, 3RI Technologies has the trainers who are SAP ABAP Certified and who are working in Multi-National Companies as an SAP ABAP Consultant. These trainers are very rare in the teaching domain, and they deliver the actual knowledge and share the interview questions, notes, and openings with students within the SAP Training in Pune course.
SAP ABAP JOB OPENINGS?
An increasing number of ERP software is raising the need for SAP trained candidates for every module. If you are looking to make a career this in this field, the openings are vast. Please check the details for the Jobs sections and the companies and roles. To provide jobs, 3RI Technologies has its dedicated placement department, which makes sure that all candidates who do the SAP Training in Pune course from here itself will get few calls scheduled from our side.
JOBS BASED ON SAP ABAP:
- ABAP Developer
- Solution Development Consultant.
- Business Process Analyst
- SAP Developer
- Senior Software Engineer
- Implementation Consultant
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