Top-10 List: What Makes Devtoberfest So Great

I grew up with David Letterman. Before he had his spat with Jay Leno about the Tonight Show, and before he had a night-time talk show at all, and even before he had his late-late show, he had an afternoon comedy show when mostly soap operas aired. He was even … ​ I grew up with […]

Fetching texts for domain fixed values

In ABAP it’s quite a common requirement to fetch text to a fixed value from domain, e.g. Customer Production Program for value K of domain RSTAT. How to do it? The classic way of fetching the values, beside selecting them directly from database table DD07T, would be by using function … ​ In ABAP it’s quite […]

SWN_SELSEN Notification based on Email Templates

Introduction Hi and welcome to my next SAP Community blog post. As some of you may know, SWN_SELSEN is a standard report used for sending workflow related notifications. The report provides extensive customizing via SWNCONFIG transaction, which, for example, have been described in this SAP Community blog post: Sending Mail … ​ Introduction Hi and welcome […]

Fall Forward and Sign up for #ASUG Mid-Atlantic Chapter Meeting in Virginia

I invite you to join ASUG for this upcoming meeting in a few weeks at beautiful Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in Henrico, Virginia. Join ASUG You can register here. The agenda is as follows: Agenda: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Registration open and breakfast 9:00 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. … ​ I invite you to […]

Writing Foreign ABAP Unit Tests

Foreign ABAP Unit Tests Yes, we are all familiar with ABAP Unit Tests and the principles of test driven development. If not, there are a lot of blogs and literature around ABAP Unit Test Framework. I will link a few at the end of this blog as well in case … ​ Foreign ABAP Unit Tests […]

What are the four main things of ABAP for HCM?

Hi! I quickly describe 4 main aspects you need to know before creating an abap code for HCM. When I conducted job interviews I came across a widespread misconception. I heart something like that: “I never wrote abap code for HCM module task, but it doesn’t matter – You tell … ​ Hi! I quickly describe […]

SAUG Sydney 2023

On the 21st and 22nd of August 2023 there was the SAP Australian User Group (SAUSAGE) conference in Sydney, Australia. You will want to hear all about the dustbins and the food, and maybe about the content of some of presentations. Sausage Day One Dustbins They were great. Every time … ​ On the 21st and […]

A Framework for a Differentiation Strategy rather than an Extensibility Strategy

Article Series “Bringing Together Clean Core, Cloud, the SAP Extension Suite and SAP BTP – A Clean Core and Differentiation / Extensibility Strategy” This posting is the fifth part of a series, which proposes a functional-strategic approach to Clean Core to help overcome the challenges, which the prevalent technical approach … ​ Article Series “Bringing Together […]

Method Display_data – but don’t dump! version 2

So I have this method, that lets me display any table in an ALV. And it it’s a “deep” table – a field of a table-line being a table itself – those fields are dropped. (They are not displayed, but all the other fields are. Way better than a dump!) … ​ So I have this […]

Obtener características de Material

Tuve un requerimiento que debía obtener las características de un material y aplicar un grupo de condiciones según los valores obtenidos. Para esto, a fin de estandarizar y unificar la lógica donde se obtengan estos valores, creé una FM que recibe como parámetros el material y lote, y devuelve una … ​ Tuve un requerimiento que […]