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what is ABAP and how it is connected to SQL?

Jul 14, 2017 at 10:47 AM

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Hi all,

I am a beginner to a SAP ABAP. I want to know what is ABAP and why ABAP is dealing with SQL ? Is this a back end programming and why this programming includes query language?Thanks in advance,

Kind regards,

Sudaa

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Patrik Andras Menyhart
Jun 06 at 07:54 PM
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ABAP is an SQL based language but it is enhanced with Object Oriented programming. It is also its own SQL syntax its called OpenSQL and whole ABAP connected to the database with his own developed database interface. This interface translates the OpenSQL syntax to Native SQL.

You can also use Native SQL in ABAP with special keywords. It contains query language because it is SQL based as I mentioned earlier and yes it is a backend programming language because it is running on servers not on the frontend.

You can read further information about ABAP programming here:

https://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw73ehp1/helpdata/en/43/41341147041806e10000000a1553f6/frameset.htm

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Rubin Luke Jun 06 at 10:45 PM
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Also please refer Nic Teunckens answer for SAP ABAP learning to learn more about ABAP.

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