ABAP is Ever Evolving, and You Need to Continually Update Your Skills and Learn New Ones to Stay on Top
ABAP is an ever-evolving language, and one where as a developer, you have to continue to learn the new functionality. This was something that didn’t concern me until I moved to the SAP training department and started teaching ABAP.
When I first started programming in ABAP in 1995, we didn’t have ABAP objects. Now, most of the development here at SAP is done in this programming style. It is difficult for most procedural programmers to make the transition to object oriented programming. That being said, not just SAP, but the whole world is moving to object oriented programming. We here in the SAP training department have entire class devoted to the subject: BC401 ABAP Objects. It’s one of our fundamental core classes and the pre–requisite to almost every other ABAP class.
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