How to attract SAP freelancers

Many SAP clients work with freelancers; because they usually bring valuable experience, know-how, speed and quality to the table. However; prominent freelancers typically get offers from various companies, and need to choose between alternatives. In my opinion; the most significant SAP freelancer criteria are the following. The more you can fulfill them, the better chance … Continue reading How to attract SAP freelancers

Code adaptation trainings before S/4HANA upgrade

If you are an ABAP programmer and your client is planning an S/4HANA upgrade, you need to be aware of the process on adapting your custom code. Here is my curated list of essential free Learning Hub trainings on the subject. Custom code adaptation processPrepare your custom code for HANAExtensibility of SAP S/4HANA – an … Continue reading Code adaptation trainings before S/4HANA upgrade

Mac solution: How to view SAP GUI windows inside Eclipse ADT

If you are an ABAP programmer on a Mac (like me), you might have installed Eclipse ADT and SAP GUI for Java. However; when you try to view a SAP GUI Window within Eclipse, you probably got an error saying that JavaFX can't be located by Eclipse. Here is a step-by-step solution to this problem. … Continue reading Mac solution: How to view SAP GUI windows inside Eclipse ADT

Klasik ABAP’tan RAP’a Yol Haritası

Giriş SAP'nin güncel geliştirme paradigması olan ABAP RESTful Application Programming Model, beraberinde pek çok yenilik getirdi. EML, Annotations, Draft Handling, Behavior, Metadata Extension, Fiori Tools gibi bazı anahtar kelimeler sayılabilir. Hatta geliştirmeleri dahi kısmen Eclipse, kısmen VS Code'da yapıyoruz. Ancak; hala SE38 içerisinde klasik ABAP ile çalışan ve bu gelişmelerin ucunu biraz kaçırmış programcılar var. … Continue reading Klasik ABAP’tan RAP’a Yol Haritası

ABAP CDS View Tip: First and Last Day of Month

Here are two cool formulas to calculate the first & last days of a given month. First day: cast( concat( concat( year, month ), '01' ) as abap.dats ) as first_day Last day: DATS_ADD_DAYS( DATS_ADD_MONTHS( cast( concat( concat( year, month ), '01' ) as abap.dats ), 1, 'FAIL'), -1, 'FAIL' ) as last_day Real world … Continue reading ABAP CDS View Tip: First and Last Day of Month

SAP Web IDE Personal Edition: VM Error on Mac – SOLVED

We all know and love the SAP Web IDE Personal Edition; also known as "Orion". However; after upgrading your OS or Java Virtual Machine, it may refuse to start up and tell you that it "Failed to Create Java Virtual Machine". Here is the solution that worked for me. A similar approach would work for … Continue reading SAP Web IDE Personal Edition: VM Error on Mac – SOLVED

Fiori ABAP’ı öldürür mü?

Bu soru, bana bilhassa sektöre yeni giriş yapmak isteyenler tarafından sık sık soruluyor. Cevap: Öyle bir şey yok. Biri Back End, biri Front End odaklıdır. Veri alışverişi yapmaları hariç alakaları yok. Başka dillerden örnek verelim. Python benzetmesi: ABAP = Python/Flask + veritabanıFiori = HTML5/JavaScript/CSS JS benzetmesi: ABAP = Node.js + veritabanıFiori = React

Using abapGit on SAP GUI for Java – SOLVED!

When you try to add a new online repository using SAP GUI for Java, you will get weird error messages. That's because the GUI can't transport your Git parameters to the back end correctly. To solve this problem, you need to modify ZABAPGIT_STANDALONE and use your Debug / Change skills. Implement the following change; with … Continue reading Using abapGit on SAP GUI for Java – SOLVED!

SAP Web IDE Personal Edition “Unhandled Error” SOLVED

After adding a new UI5 version to your SAP Web IDE, you may get the following error: Unhandled Error: undefined is not a valid argument for URI I have solved this problem by deleting my previous projects. Steps on a Mac: Stop Web IdeGo to /Applications/eclipse/web-ide (or wherever you installed the Web Ide)Right-click "orion.app" and … Continue reading SAP Web IDE Personal Edition “Unhandled Error” SOLVED

SAP GUI – XLS Upload Problem SOLVED

Some of our users had a problem with binary Excel uploads (XLS, XLSX) through SAP GUI. I have solved the problem with two different approaches. Preferred solution I have simply repaired ALSM_EXCEL_TO_INTERNAL_TABLE. DEFINE m_message. COMMIT WORK. COMMIT WORK AND WAIT. CASE sy-subrc. WHEN 0. WAIT UP TO 1 SECONDS. " <- REPAIR WHEN 1. MESSAGE … Continue reading SAP GUI – XLS Upload Problem SOLVED