Thursday, 24 August 2017

Some small ABAP tools I write to improve daily work efficiency or just for fun

I write some small ABAP tools for my daily work. Some of them might not be so useful at first glance – I just write them for fun. Some of them could be used to improve work efficiency.

1. Tcode Usage Statistics Tool

This 56 lines of report can print the tcode usage for a given user per month.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Realizing automotive EDI processes with VDA, EDIFACT, ANSI, ODETTE, and IDocs


The supply chains of automotive companies are usually fully automated. Instead of using paper-based processes, OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and their suppliers communicate using electronic data interchange (EDI). Thereby, messages are sent from one IT system to another IT system without any human intervention.

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

ABAP syntax check in Notepad++


Notepad++ is a free text editor with a lot of good functions to work on ABAP source code files. Several developers have shown how to improve your work with this editor. That’s great to read and write ABAP source code without using transaction SE80 or Eclipse – have a try, it’s interesting to write source code without system assistance.

Monday, 21 August 2017

Step by step to use jChartFX in BSP application

In my blog CRM One Order statistic tool I develop a small tool to print out the statistics of number of assigned line item for all business documents in the system.

The tool has the following three sections of output in SAPGUI.
This section means there are 1 order which has 5000 line items, 1 order has 2000 items, 1 order has 1998 items …

Saturday, 19 August 2017

ABAP to get SAP BW Direct & Event scheduled process chains list


Sometimes we may be struggling to find out all the list of Direct & Event scheduled process chains. Also as part of SAP BW Support activity, during GMW (Global Maintenance Window) we are carrying few activities manually which needs to be done before the start date of GMW. Analyzing and de-scheduling the process chains (PC) depends upon the down-time duration of the GMW falls under this activity. It takes long time for identifying the process chains which are Direct or Start using Meta chain/API. So here I have developed a ABAP code to get the list.

Friday, 18 August 2017

Delivery and Shipment handling units

Business Requirement :

1.Creation of Delivery Handling unit for over packing and master cartons even if over packing is not required.
2 Creation of Shipment Handling Unit for boxes packed in Deliveries to allow receipt by HU# in the receiving plants.

Thursday, 17 August 2017

ABAP custom code adaptation for SAP HANA – The efficient way


Currently many SAP customers plan and evaluate the migration from their classic ERP system running on any DB to Business Suite on SAP HANA or S/4HANA. For both scenarios custom ABAP code needs to be adapted for SAP HANA. This paper shares best practices in order to minimize the adaptation effort. The recommended procedure has already been applied successfully in many different SAP Hana migration projects.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Enumerations in ABAP

To represent a fixed value set in ABAP you can use several different technologies. The newest one is enumerations which are provided at language level and can be used as of AS ABAP 7.51. With this blog post I want to show which possibilities there are for ABAP developers to define enumerations and use them in signature elements in the safest way possible.