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Core Data Services for ABAP

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525 pages, 2nd, updated and revised edition , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-4932-2109-7
525 pages, 2nd, updated and revised edition
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-2110-3
525 pages, 2nd, updated and revised edition , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-2111-0
The definitive CDS resource is back and bigger than ever! Begin with the basics: explore CDS syntax and model types. Then learn to define CDS entities and model SAP S/4HANA application data with step-by-step instructions. You’ll develop models for analytical and transactional applications, work with the SAP S/4HANA virtual data model, and get to know the ABAP RESTful application programming model. Round out your knowledge with details on extensibility, testing, and troubleshooting. Get on the cutting edge of data modeling!
  • Develop data models with ABAP core data services
  • Create and extend models for analytical and transactional applications
  • Define annotations and associations, implement access controls, work with hierarchies, and more
  • 2nd edition, updated and expanded
About the Book About the E-book 650 pages, hardcover, 1 in. Reference book format 7 x 10 in. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (TheAntiquaB 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (41 MB), EPUB (34 MB), and MOBI (108 MB) file for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you’ll learn about:

  1. CDS Data Modeling

    Get started with the CDS fundamentals. Model your first CDS view and understand how to work with entity types, associations, annotations, access controls, business services, and more. Explore all-new ABAP functionality and syntax.

  2. ABAP RESTful Application Programming Model

    Develop application models based on SAP S/4HANA’s new ABAP RESTful application programming model. Create behavior definitions, add advanced functions, and implement handlers.

  3. Extending, Testing, and Troubleshooting

    Customize your applications and ensure they’re running smoothly. Extend CDS views with CDS entity extensions, test them with the test double framework, and troubleshoot any issues.

Highlights include:

  • Data modeling
  • Associations
  • Annotations
  • Access controls
  • Business services
  • ABAP RESTful application programming model
  • Virtual data model (VDM)
  • Analytical and transactional applications
  • Hierarchies
  • Extensions
  • Automated testing
  • Troubleshooting

Renzo Colle is currently responsible for the programming model of SAP S/4HANA in the central architecture group.

Ralf Dentzer has been working for several years in the central architecture group of the SAP S/4HANA suite with a focus on the use of core data services in SAP S/4HANA.

Jan Hrastnik is a member of the SAP S/4HANA suite’s architecture team, where he focuses on the virtual data model and the use of core data services in ABAP applications.

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