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Featured Developer Discussion: ABAP Cloud

ABAP Cloud was announced at the TechEd. What is ABAP Cloud and what does it mean for you as an ABAP developer?

Watch the replay of developer discussion of Rich Heilman with Chief Product Owner of the ABAP Platform Boris Gebhardt and Jens Weiler.

Get Started

Get Started

Why to learn ABAP? Your start with ABAP – there are many good reasons. If you new to ABAP and want to get an overview, just start with the ABAP for Newbies page.

If you are just curious about the ABAP history take a look at the Evolution of ABAP blog.

Which IDE to use for your ABAP development tasks? Get started with the ABAP Development Tools (ADT) in Eclipse.

ABAP Cloud - Developer Resources

ABAP Cloud - Developer Resources

ABAP Cloud is the new ABAP development model, see ABAP Cloud - What does it comprise?

to build cloud-ready business apps, services and extensions.

It comes with

See also ABAP Cloud FAQ and ABAP Cloud on SAP Help Portal

Become SAP Certified Associate – Back-End Developer - ABAP Cloud

AI Support for ABAP

AI Support for ABAP

ABAP Platform

ABAP Platform

ABAP platform is the solid longtime foundation for SAP’s solution portfolio such as SAP’s traditional Business Suite, SAP’s flagship solution SAP S/4HANA, and other forthcoming innovative solutions such as SAP BW/4HANA. It combines the innovation potential of SAP’s in-memory database SAP HANA, the proven reliability and robustness of the ABAP server and a digital user experience through SAP’s UI technology SAP Fiori. Its proven robustness, scalability and extensibility makes it the platform of choice for running mission-critical business processes.

Learn more about ABAP Platform and its latest innovations.

ABAP Platform Strategy
ABAP Platform 2023
ABAP at SAP TechEd in 2023

ABAP Development

ABAP Development

If you are an ABAP developer and want to improve your skills, learn about the modern ABAP application development and state-of-the art Eclipse-based ABAP development environment, which is excellently suited for all your development tasks.

Modern ABAP Application Development

Get started with the ABAP RESTful Application Programming Model (RAP)
FAQ - ABAP RESTful Application Programming Model (RAP)
Get Started with ABAP for SAP HANA
Get Started with ABAP Core Data Services (CDS)

ABAP Development Tools (ADT) for Eclipse

Get Started
Product page on SAP Help portal
Download ADT in Eclipse
Important changes to ADT release cycle
FAQ - Smooth transition from SE80 to ADT
Useful keyboard shortcuts
Features availability matrix

FAQs

Clean ABAP

ABAP Tools for Clean ABAP