Don’t get lost!ABAP - Allgemeiner Berichts-Aufbereitungs-Prozessor IDE – Integrated Development Environment Eclipse – One of the major IDEs, with lots of plugins ADT – eclipse plugin for ABAP development Let’s keep it simple: + = ADT
“SE80 is everything I ever wanted, I’ll NEVER use ADT!” - ABAPossaur
Question: Which ABAPeditor version are you using?
Why Eclipse? Let’s check with the mothership:• Multiple developments technologies in one place: - SAP HANA, ABAP, SAPUI5, Java and much more• Develop anywhere: MacOSX/Windows/Linux• Development in multiple ABAP systems• ADT SDK – improve and create extensions
ADT Installation Process• Operating System Windows XP, Vista, 7 (64-bit)• Java Runtime JRE 1.6, 32-bit• SAP GUI for Windows 7.20 Patch Level 9 or higher Pre Reqs• Browser Internet Explorer 7.0 / Firefox 4.0 or higher• Eclipse Platform Eclipse 3.6 or 3.7• Download and install AS Trial 7.31• ADT installation and configurationPre Reqs • Use a Virtual Machine to keep your AS Trial • VM Backup: Windows + JRE + Eclipse + installation files , BEFORE installing AS Trial 7.31 • Patience... TONS of patience...
#PROTIPABAP101 AS Trial Installtion Guide!http://abap101.com/minisap
The Future New features only in ADT (Where is your god now ABAPossaur?) Linux and MacOSX support Debugging Profilling Transport Management Tools WebDynpro Enhanced Refactoring ToolsAnd lets hope the “ABAP God” find us an easier way to test this out...
Everything you need to know about ADT is here:http://scn.sap.com/community/abap/eclipse