What is ABAP
ABAP stands for “Advanced Business Application Programming” . Also referred to as ABAP/4 – the 4 standing for 4th Generation language – ABAP is an english-like language. It uses keywords like “END” , “BEGIN” , “LOOP” , “SELECT” as opposed to arcane syntax like flower braces or arrows. The closest cousin to ABAP would probably be SQL.
Developed in the 1980s, ABAP originally started out as a pure reporting language and later branched out into a more sophisticated programming language. For full fledged SAP Training and SAP Access follow the links.
Here are some quick facts about ABAP
- ABAP is a proprietary software language owned by SAP.
- Core SAP is written in ABAP.
- ABAP support Object Orientation as well.