Author: Daniel

Eclipse & ADT on Arch

SAP Download Site: https://tools.eu1.hana.ondemand.com/ Eclipse Download: https://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/ Blog: Lightweight installation Information on arch: https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/eclipse Book: https://www.rheinwerk-verlag.de/abap-entwicklung-in-eclipse/ ABAPgit: https://eclipse.abapgit.org/updatesite/ ABAP-quick-fix: https://marketplace.eclipse.org/content/abap-quick-fix My setup: – Don’t use the provided AUR-packages, instead just extract the tar.gz – Plugin-installation as usual – Config: 1) .desktop file in home-dir/.local/share/applications/eclipse.desktop [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Version=1.0 Name=Eclipse Comment=Eclipse ADT Path=/usr/local/opt/eclipse Exec=eclipse Icon=/usr/local/opt/eclipse/icon.xpm Terminal=false Categories=Development 2) Wayland – Force...

The Universe of SAP Business Technology Platform in a Nutshell

Shamelessly promoting my – still very valid – blog-post of SAP BTP: SAP – BTP, RAP, CAP, CDS, WTF… For further details there is an highly recommended ongoing weekly webcast-series: “The Universe of SAP Business Technology Platform in a Nutshell”.

Good to know – HTTP Protocol

When tinkering with OData, as well as SAC i’m reminded of the good-old-days of web-development, POST and GET requests, AJAX and service workers: What sounds like a toilet cleaner and a waiter in the restaurant, actually it’s all about the early days of asynchronous web-development and webapps. – Time to have closer look at the prime father of the world...

zfs-utils & zfs-dkms update

Error-Message: installing zfs-utils (2.1.4-1) breaks dependency ‘zfs-utils=2.1.3’ required by zfs-dkms 1) Remove the “Ignore these packages on regular upgrade”: in /etc/pacman.conf add [options] #IgnorePkg=zfs-dkms 2) Update zfs-dkms and zfs-utilis simultaneously (when yay calls pacman to install built packages, it does it sequentially.) Use yay -Sa –nodeps zfs-dkms zfs-utils Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/archlinux/comments/tzysyg/installing_zfs_breaks_dependency/

ABAP 7.4 and beyond

While “ABAP Cloud” and Steampunk is the next big thing… there is modern ABAP available already long time ago. Stay tuned for a new repository, meanwhile check out these resources. Resources: https://www.rheinwerk-verlag.de/abap-to-the-future/ berater-wiki (Neues ABAP ab Release 7.40) SAP styleguides – CleanCode – Modern ABAP Language Elements https://discoveringabap.com/abap-7-4-syntaxes-abap-expressions/ “Modern ABAP” is or should be used in connection with “Clean Code“:...

smartctl

To test HD health using SMART data: https://www.smartmontools.org/wiki/FAQ https://www.thomas-krenn.com/de/wiki/SMART_Tests_mit_smartctl Commands: Test: sudo smartctl -t /dev/sdc Results: sudo smartctl -a /dev/sdc

ABAP Cloud

Collection of Information. More to come… blogs.sap 22.12.2022 – ABAP Cloud blogs.sap 5.9.2022b – Embedded Steampunk – Some more details for ABAP developers blogs.sap 30.09.2021 – Steampunk is going all in ABAPConf 2022 – Steampunk

Test – Code – Refactor – Repeat: A quick look on TDD

Can you spot the difference? Likely i start coding before testing, hell – often i start coding before the requirements are fixed… Code – Requirements – Refactor – GoLive – Test But there is a better way… TDD.

OData by Example

The last blog-posts laid the theoretical foundation for the OData protocol: https://blogs.sap.com/2022/01/22/howto-odata-high-level-overview/ https://blog.daniel-purucker.com/odata-back-to-basics/ Now it’s time for some hands-on. The repository https://github.com/dapuru/odata gives examples for service-usage, implementation with SAP CAP, RAP and Fiori. – updated step by step…

HANA partitioning

General information https://blogs.sap.com/2023/01/06/collected-information-regarding-partitioning-in-sap-hana-with-examples/? 2.1 Mrd records limit: https://blogs.sap.com/2023/01/06/collected-information-regarding-partitioning-in-sap-hana-with-examples/? https://blogs.sap.com/2020/02/09/hana-partitioning-2-billion-rows-limitation-part-ii-bsoh-s-4hana/