• The “SAP Certified Development Associate- ABAP with SAP NetWeaver 7.40” certification exam verifies that the candidate possesses foundational knowledge in the area of ABAP Development. This certificate proves that the candidate has a fundamental understanding within the Development Consultant profile and is able to apply the associated prerequisite skills practically under supervision of an expert consultant in a project environment.

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

ABAP Programming> 12%

Explain how to create different types of ABAP program using basic ABAP language elements, the different modularization techniques, and appropriate event blocks

ABAP Dictionary> 12%

Describe the functions of the ABAP Dictionary, including the creation and use of database objects and also data types

Data Types and Data Objects8% – 12%

Know the differences between objects,  data objects and data types, and describe when to use the different data types available

Classical User Interfaces8% – 12%

Build ABAP reports with selection screens,  either displaying data in a classic list or a classic ALV grid, whilst using appropriate event blocks for the necessary logic in the ABAP program.

SQL Statements including Update Strategies8% – 12%

Read data in an efficient way from the SAP database, and perform database updates using the update technique, with appropriate logical locks.

Enhancements and Modifications8% – 12%

Describe the options for adapting SAP standard applications and when to use them, and understand how to find and implement the different types of enhancement.

ABAP Objects8% – 12%

Explain how to develop object-oriented ABAP applications and ABAP classes, using all useful object-oriented programming techniques

Web Dynpro for ABAP< 8%

Describe the programming approach and architecture of Web Dynpro for ABAP, including the use of the Context and Controllers

SAP NetWeaver Overview< 8%

Describe the SAP NetWeaver Application Server Architecture and the ABAP processes which run on it, and explain how ABAP requests are processed

Internal Tables< 8%

Define and use standard, sorted and hashed internal tables, and describe the advantages and limitations of each table kind

ABAP Tools< 8%

Use the ABAP Workbench to create all kinds of Repository Object, and use the most important ABAP analysis tools, including the ABAP Debugger and the Code Inspector