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New ABAP Development Introduction Workshop for SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe


On request of Adobe EMEA and SAP Education The Netherlands, NL for Business has developed a new course curriculum for SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe. This course curriculum will be available through SAP Education and Adobe Trainings center in Europe. The ABAP curriculum consists of two courses:

– Interactive Forms ABAP Development Introduction (WNLADO)

– Advanced ABAP Interactive Forms for ECC (WNLADV).

The JAVA curriculum consists also of two courses:

– Interactive Forms JAVA Development Introduction (WNLADJ)

– Advanced JAVA Interactive Forms for Composite Environment (WNLAJA).

All courses fit tightly into the SAP overall course curriculum of SAP Programming, SAP NetWeaver Programming Core.


WNLADO – Interactive Forms ABAP Development Introduction 

This intensive SAP Interactive Forms Course Program has three components: classroom education, sharing practical experience and networking with experts. It has been designed as an intense program to give the participants basic knowledge to avoid the known pitfalls and to make a quick start working with Interactive Forms. Lots of hands on exercises are part of this course.


After attending the development course the participants will be able to create, in several ways, their own Interactive Forms using this Adobe Document Server (ADS) within a SAP NetWeaver 2004s environment.


Participants will find the experience challenging and highly rewarding. They will have the dedicated support of experienced SAP Interactive Forms coaches throughout and after the attendance of the courses.



Programming knowledge, SAPNW SAP NetWeaver Overview, BC400 ABAP Workbench Foundations, BC401 ABAP Objects.

Preferably: ABAP Web Dynpro knowledge



SAP ABAP Developers who want to create Interactive Forms applications



3 days (4 days in 2008)



12.12.2007 – 15.12.2007   WNLADO  English, SAP The Netherlands

04.03.2008 – 07.03.2008   WNLADO  English, SAP The Netherlands

20.05.2008 – 23.05.2008   WNLADO  English, SAP The Netherlands


Other countries will follow soon.


Course Content


Unit 1 – Introduction (day 1)

In this unit the partnership between SAP and Adobe will be explained and the proposition of SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe will be told. Next a couple of Business Scenario’s will be explained and standard scenarios will be shown.


Unit 2 – Technical Overview (day 1)

In this unit an overall architecture Overview will be introduced. From this overview all separate components will be explained: Portable Document Format (PDF), Adobe Document Server (ADS), Adobe Arobat & Adobe Reader. The differences between ACF plug-in and Zero Client Installation (ZCI) will be told and the minimal requirements for a design and runtime will be explained.


Unit 3 – Stand-alone Scenario (day 1)

This unit will explain the Adobe tool ‘Adobe Designer’ for developing interactive forms: You will learn how to use this tool and will end with exercises to develop your own interactive Form. Also the handling of external data will be explained. This will be the base for all other scenarios.


Unit 4 – Offline Scenario (day 2)

SAP Transaction “Form Builder” is the development environment for creating Interactive forms in the ABAP environment. Adobe Document Server function modules and email classes will be used to create PDF documents and email them as attachments


Unit 5 – Online Scenario (day 3)

The main topics of this unit are Scripting and online processing. The focus will be on Web Dynpro for Abap but also the other solutions will be introduced.


Unit 6 – Upload Scenario (day 4)

This unit will be focus on the PDF object, which gives access to all functionality of the Adobe Document Server and the PDF document. An upload scenario will be used to explain the connection between an online and offline scenario


More info

Robert Eijpe NL for Business 
John van Lith  SAP
Olav Frijhoff Adobe

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      Author's profile photo Amol Gupta
      Amol Gupta
      is there any course for SAP Java Developers who want to create Interactive Forms applications.
      i work on WD Java on Netweaver.
      we are working on Interactive forms.

      -Amol Gupta

      Author's profile photo Robert Eijpe
      Robert Eijpe
      Blog Post Author
      The courses 'Introduction developing SAP Interactive Forms
      for Java' and 'Advanced developing SAP
      Interactive Forms
      for Composite Environment'
      are planned for begin 2008

      The introduction course will cover the same content as the introduction course for ABAP, only from java perspective.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Is FormCalc or Javascript for Adobeforms also part of this course? If not, where we get this knowledge from ?

      Gerald Eder

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member
      Thanks for this blog. I will save a seat either on September or December.