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Recommended Reading (SAPinsider Vol. 5, Iss. 4)

by SAP PRESS | SAPinsider

October 1, 2004

by SAPinsider - 2004 (Volume 5), October (Issue 4)


The ABAP Developer's Guide to Java
Leverage your ABAP skills to climb up the Java learning curve
by Andreas Schneider-Neureither et al.

This all-new reference book is an indispensable guide for readers who need a rapid and in-depth introduction to Java. Detailed insights and step-by-step instruction help you make a smooth transition to Java by leveraging the ABAP development skills you've already honed. The authors highlight each fundamental aspect pertaining to the development of business applications in both languages, and the similarities and differences between the two are analyzed in detail. This must-have resource helps any serious developer learn exclusive techniques to master development tools and objects, application design, application layers, and much more. Learn about JavaBeans, OpenSQL for Java, JDBC, and security — and that's just for starters.

ISBN: 1-59229-027-2 360 pages Anticipated release date: December 2004


Enhanced Project Success Through SAP Best Practices
International Benchmarking Study
by Prof. Dr. Martin Selchert

This book analyzes the potential of SAP Best Practices, SAP's preconfigured solutions to simplify standard software implementation. As the first quantitative analysis of results gathered from worldwide practical user experience, this detailed work demonstrates how SAP Best Practices can help projects improve in terms of time, cost, and quality. For example, you get practical information on which applications, when implemented with SAP Best Practices, can economize your resources — and to what extent. Learn about risk, changes in TCO, effects on project quality, and more. This unique book helps you draft and successfully execute a realistic project plan by correctly estimating the potential value added using SAP Best Practices.

ISBN: 1-59229-031-0 160 pages Now available


Java Programming with the SAP Web Application Server
by Gregor Karl Frey and Jürgen Opgenorth

SAP Web Application Server version 6.30 represents the conclusion of Java Engine implementation by SAP. This unique book covers all the areas in which Java can be applied on the SAP Web Application Server in the future. From the architecture to the installation of the IDE, you get in-depth information on database and SAP R/3 access, plus valuable details on user interface design using the new Web Dynpro technology. Practical information on the development of Web services, Java messaging in SAP systems, and much more is also provided. This book is an invaluable tool for Java developers who want to extend their skills to the world of SAP, as well as for ABAP developers who need to plan ahead for upcoming SAP Web Application Server enhancements.

ISBN: 1-59229-020-5 400 pages Anticipated release date: December 2004



SAP Interface Programming
A comprehensive reference for RFC, BAPI, and JCo programming
by Johannes Meiners and Dr. Wilhelm Nüßer

With a strong focus on the RFC Library, this book gives beginners a firsthand introduction to basic concepts and key tools in the ABAP Workbench. Actual programming examples help to illustrate client-server architecture and show you how to assess the appropriate tools for error diagnosis, troubleshooting, and more. Experienced SAP developers can dive right into comprehensive chapters on programming the RFC interface, as well as advanced techniques such as tRFC, qRFC, and parallel processing. Extensive coverage of BAPIs, ActiveX, and JCo, along with highly detailed programming examples, round out this exceptional resource.

ISBN 1-59229-034-5 400 pages Anticipated release date: October 2004

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