Monday Links Roundup #5

Dear Visitors,
I have published my 5th Links Roundup series on site. It will be more appropriate to continue this serie there as i collect all other SAP related sites there, at one place. You can also follow the latest 5 posts of each sites under relevant categories.
My picks of this week are:

  1. Listen to a podcast created by a consultant with tips for SAP freshers who want to break into SAP.
  2. Get your CV or Resume reviewed by a recruiter expert for a very little amount of money.
  3. Learn how to generate Simple Transformation for XML in ABAP written by a consultant
  4. View video tutorial created by a SAP Mentor for the topic Flash Islands for WebDynpro with some advanced examples
  5. Learn what the differences are of ALE, EDI, IDOC.

Monday Links Roundup #4

I have not done links roundup for a while, but explored many sites for the time passed. Actually mostly i explored new links to be added to the directory of my new site As i find, i grab their rss feeds, add to the relevant category and display latest updates of those added sites automatically. By this way i try to provide visitors latest updates overall SAP sites at one place. This will be my last picks at this site, from now on i will post my top picks from other site in

  1. SAPKD is a new published site where you can find mostly ABAP and SD related post currently, as time advances surely content will enrich with other topics.
  2. Another new site, SAP Analyst covers Materials Management topics with regular updates
  3. Want to learn how to create BSP and access to the created BSP Application ? Watch these videos casted by Niroshana
  4. An author, Shaun Snapp, runs a SAP SCM related site as repository to his work of writing SAP Press book titled Discovery SAP SCM. Not updated anymore, but he also has a very informative another site with great documents you must check!
  5. I wish all consulting firms have their own newsletters, because they really provide valuable information. Here is one of the best i have come accros, check Bluefin Solution Consulting Firm’s articles

As i explore more sites, i will add them to the directory so you can follow very recent updates there. I will also try to pick most valuable topics weekly, or bi-weekly in my new site.
Hope you find it useful.

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Monday Links Roundup #4: ABAP for Beginners, HCM User Guides, Some SAP Tips and more…

Before listing all, i want to introduce you my new site. You must have seen it at my blogroll links, check it at
This site aims to collect the very latest posts from the other SAP related sites. For this i use their rss feeds, and so list of posts are updated as new publications made by the site owners. So you can call it as also SAP sites directory. The sites will be enhanced by day, so sooner you will get a very rich content from overall SAP sites. You can make your suggestions too, just drop me an e-mail at[at]gmail[dot]com. If appropriate, site will be added the relevant category.

For my favourite finding overall  web are as follows;

  1. If you are new to ABAP, you must surely check this wiki like ABAP2Java site which intends to be a dictionary site.. There are over 300 articles to improve your knowledge.
  2. Find Human Resources, BI Reporting related defintions, user guides at Beacon State site
  3. Muhammad Asfan explains how to Change SAP Logo and Create Text on logon screen
  4. Read Arindam Ghosh’s various articles of ABAP Objects , Batch Data Communication(BDC), SAP R/3 System Architecture and many more HERE

Monday Links Roundup #3: AFC UpDownload in Web Dynpro, eCATT Basics, SAP BI and More…

Sorry for delay of 3th edition of Monday Links..As i was very busy with term project preparation, so 1 day later here are top articles i have read over other SAP sites:

  1. AFC UpDownload in Web Dynpro ABAP
  2. In his latest ABAP Freak Shows series, Thomas Jung explores the new ACFUpDownload UI element that came in NetWeaver 7.01. In this video tutorial you will learn how you can write your own ICM Handler Class so that you can have silient, multiple file uploads and downloads directly to/from your ABAP Application Server

  3. SAP Web Dynpro for Java: Tutorial
  4. In this article author demonstrates how you can develop and deploy an application in Web Dynpro for Java.

  5. Future Development Tool for SAP BI
  6. Author discusses changes in SAP BI from BW 3.x to BW 7.0 and gives detailed overview of Visual Composer which came with SAP Netweaver 2004.

  7. eCATTs: The Basics 2
  8. After first part of eCATT article series, Colm Craddock has just released his very informative 2nd article for eCATT that he discusses test script editor and provides detail on how to record a test script using the SAP GUI mode.

  9. Podcast Updates on Impact of Offshoring and SAP BPX Skills and “Is SOA Dead? Other updates discusses on ABAP vs Java  Part 1. and  Part 2.

Weekly SDN Blogs Updates #4: New Adobe Flash, Scrap Calculation, e-Invoicing And More..

Welcome to 4th episode of Weekly SDN Blog Updates. This week’s popular topics are as follows;

  1. How to Handle Excel Documents with SAP PI
  2. This blog explains Excel documents handling in SAP Process Integration

  3. New Adobe® Flash®
  4. The introduction of Adobe® Flash® in SAP (formerly refered to as Flash Islands) last year marked a new milestone in the cooperation between SAP and Adobe. This new capability of Web Dynpro allows for the true integration of rich internet content based upon the Adobe Flex Platform into the primary SAP UI technologies. Thomas Jung gives a brief overview and links created on SCN in this entry

  5. Scrap Calculation
  6. This blog provides an overview of various scraps involved in day to day Production & Procurement activities, their dependencies and the calculation of scrap quantities.

  7. e-Invoicing Implementation in Companies
  8. In these times of economic uncertainty, there are many reasons a company may want to implement e-Invoicing processes with both their suppliers and their customers. In this blog, plan for implementing e-Invoicing highlighted.

  9. How To Install EHP 4 for SAP ERP
  10. This document serves as a set of step-by-step instructions for the installation of SAP enhancement package 4 for SAP ERP 6.0. It describes the necessary actions for configuring and using SAP Solution Manager as well as the most important steps in the SAP Enhancement Package installer.

Speed Up Your Workflow With Keyboard Shortcuts

Except from the Time Saving Transactions, do you also know there are other shortcuts that are handy for saving your time ? As almost of us use shortcuts on many softwares, especially in Office Programs. Admittedly, the time we divide between our keyboard and mouse can not be negligible. The solution here is to activate “Use Accelerator Keys”; that is your another arm :-)

Before listing shortcuts here, please make sure you activated shourtcuts. Press “Alt+F12” and open Customizing Local Layout menu, then click Options and select Cursor tab. Tick Use Accelerator Keys, apply and exit. So below are shortcuts you can use: Read more