About ABAP on Eclipse
ABAP on eclipse is a combination of ABAP programming on eclipse framework which makes ABAP programming very powerful and easy.
Eclipse framework behaves same as abap editor. This tool is also known as ABAP in Eclipse, also referred as Next Generation ABAP.
This tools is helpful for programmers who are familiar with JAVA development environment and plan to write ABAP programs,
they are familiar with ECLIPSE IDE and if they are really interested in connecting to ABAP and program in ABAP without typing transaction details etc.
Steps to install eclipse environment and Preparing for ABAP Development:
This is very comprehensibly described in following blog:
Some of the things keep in mind while configuring the abap on eclipse.
- Install only sap net weaver 7.3.
- Use gui 7.2 with minimum patch level 9.
- Assign the role SAP_BC_DWB_ABAPDEVELOPER and SAP_BC_DWB_WBDISPLAY to user.
- Ensure that services are activated in transaction SICF path is
default host > sap > bc > abap > toolsdocu
Creating Transport Requests for your projects
- Step1. Click on file option then select and click on other as you seen in image below.
Now expand the node abap select the option abap program.
Now enter the package name, program name, and description click as you seen below in image.
Now here you can take exiting request number or
you can create new request number by selecting the radio button create a new request.
Now I am creating a new request number, so I select the radio button create a new request number and
enter the description as you seen in image below.
After doing all steps your new request number has been created.
Whenever you create new program then its will show all request number you can select according to your need.