• June 01, 2005 01 Jun'05

    Book Excerpt: The ABAP Developer's Guide to Java

    As the weather heats up, ABAP developers can cool their beans with's feature chapter from The ABAP Developer's Guide to Java. This book is aimed at correcting the information deficit for ABAP developers facing twin-track developing in ...

  • May 05, 2005 05 May'05

    True IT blooper #1: Terrible tot

    The story begins with the visit of a colleague's one-year-old son to his workplace, a corporate data center.

  • April 25, 2005 25 Apr'05

    SAP: ABAP will live on, but new skill focus required

    Mario Herger, an analytics development manager at SAP's Palo Alto, Calif., development lab gives tips for developers to survive outsourcing and reveals SAP's development strategy.

  • January 12, 2005 12 Jan'05

    Microsoft, SAP open door to developers

    Microsoft and SAP today announced a new development kit designed to draw .NET developers into the SAP world.

  • December 15, 2004 15 Dec'04

    PeopleSoft deal is done, real work begins

    Oracle is now OracleSoft, and that means SAP will soon have some real competition on its hands.

  • April 19, 2004 19 Apr'04

    SAP Developer Network spreads NetWeaver message

    SAP technology strategist Jeff Word is heading up SAP's Developer Network, an online community that represents SAP's new outlook on life. The company is giving away code samples and Web-based training, and providing a forum for users to swap war ...

  • April 12, 2004 12 Apr'04

    How ABAP programmers can survive outsourcing

    Cranky ABAP programmers watching their jobs shipped overseas may want to jump on the radio frequency identification (RFID) bandwagon, or look toward new corporate compliance laws for employment opportunities.

    "Think again," said Jon Reed...

  • February 05, 2004 05 Feb'04

    BAPI Learning Guide

    Baffled by BAPIs? This guide explains what a BAPI is, how it's used, and where it fits into your integration development. You'll find articles, tutorials, examples, tips, tools, expert advice and more to help you understand and use BAPIs.

  • October 05, 2003 05 Oct'03

    BAPIs, IDocs, and SAP's road map

    In this interview, interface development and IDoc/ALE expert Axel Angeli -- who is also founder of the SAP project consultancy Logos Informatik and co-author of the popular SAP R/3 Guide to EDI and Interfaces -- tells us what's ...

  • April 30, 2003 30 Apr'03

    Speaking SAP in any language

    Researchers urge SAP customers to identify national and local cultures and adjust business processes to address them before major SAP implementations.

  • September 20, 2002 20 Sep'02

    True SAP Blooper #2: A go live nightmare

    Anyone who has ever survived a massive go-live knows it's the place for both on-the-job learning and last-minute surprises. That's exactly what Basis administrator Kevin Zonts and his team experienced when a tiny parameter change took them way off ...

  • August 12, 2002 12 Aug'02

    Integration & BAPIs FAQ

    Need to get an answer in a hurry? Perhaps your question has already been answered! Check our list of Frequently Asked Questions before submitting your question.

  • April 11, 2002 11 Apr'02

    Hasso Plattner on ABAP & Java

    In this excerpt from "Anticipating Change: Secrets Behind the SAP Empire", Hasso discusses the parallels between ABAP and Java with August-Wilhelm Scheer. Dr. Sheer is Director of the Institute for Business Information Science at the University of ...

  • March 14, 2002 14 Mar'02

    InfoShuttle: A data transfer tool

    Customers weigh in on a data transfer tool.

  • February 22, 2002 22 Feb'02

    Quick Takes: Adapter certified

    Smarteam's SAP adapter has been certified for the Product Data Management interface by SAP.