SAP Interface Programming
This book teaches you how to integrate third-party programs with your SAP systems while avoiding the many pitfalls that can arise from different programming languages and interface technologies. It provides a comprehensive description of the communication protocols that are supported by SAP, which components of the SAP NetWeaver Application Server implement them, and how these components must be configured to enable communication with external systems. Overview of Interface Programming Uncover basic principles of interface programming, answers to frequently asked questions about security, and information on various technologies. Classic and Modern SAP Information The authors introduce you to classic and modern SAP interfaces and protocols, enabling you to solve any problem you may encounter. Interface Technologies Benefit from a detailed examination of the central interface technologies: RFC, BAPIs, ALE, IDocs, and SOAP. Descriptive Examples Learn how to apply your knowledge to real-life situations with many programmed examples in ABAP, Java, C, and C#. Comprehensive Coverage This book serves as an ideal companion with numerous screenshots and a detailed index. You'll discover how best to connect your systems to those of your partners — without problems or external assistance.