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JavaScript Essentials for SAP ABAP Developers

A Guide to Mobile and Desktop Application Development


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Rehan Zaidi
    Pages 1-13
  3. Rehan Zaidi
    Pages 15-29
  4. Rehan Zaidi
    Pages 31-47
  5. Rehan Zaidi
    Pages 49-64
  6. Rehan Zaidi
    Pages 65-81
  7. Rehan Zaidi
    Pages 83-95
  8. Rehan Zaidi
    Pages 97-110
  9. Rehan Zaidi
    Pages 111-125
  10. Rehan Zaidi
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  11. Rehan Zaidi
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  12. Rehan Zaidi
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  13. Back Matter
    Pages 167-169

About this book


Easily master JavaScript (JS) with this quick guide and develop mobile and desktop applications for SAP Fiori. This book equips ABAP/SAP developers with the essential topics to get started with JS.

The focus of JavaScript Essentials for SAP ABAP Developers is on the parts of the JS language that are useful from the perspective of an ABAP developer. The book starts with a brief intro to HTML, the basics of JS, and how to create and run a simple JS program. It then dives into the details of the language, showing how to make simple programs. It covers loops in detail, mathematical operations, and string and regular expressions in JS, as well as a taste of functions, followed by objects and object-oriented programming in JavaScript. The book provides:

  • Sample code and screenshots to help you fully understand JS
  • A chapter on JS best practices and recommendations
  • Differences and comparisons of the elements and data structures of ABAP and JavaScript to help you quickly master the material

What You’ll Learn:

  • Create and run a simple JavaScript program
  • Understand loops, operations, and expressions
  • Master the Create and Use functions
  • Use objects and object-oriented programming in JS
  • Apply the best practices of JS programming


SAP SAP ABAP SAP Priori JavaScript JavaScript Programming jQuery SAPIUS Javascript for ABAP JS Programming Desktop Application Development Mobile Application Development JS language

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.KarachiPakistan

About the authors

Rehan Zaidi is a consultant for several international SAP clients (both onsite and remotely) on a wide range of SAP technical and functional requirements, and also provides writing and documentation services for their SAP- and ABAP-related products. He started working with SAP in 1999 and writing about his experiences in 2001. Rehan has written several articles for both SAP Professional Journal and HR Expert, and also has a number of popular SAP- and ABAP-related books to his credit.

Rehan is co-founder of IMZ Technologies which provides SAP consulting to companies and helps clients (both onsite and remotely) with their SAP technical requirements (ABAP, Workflow, Quick development of Fiori apps, and S/4 HANA-related requirements). Rehan also creates documentation and training manuals for a number of companies based in the United States.

Rehan is interested in providing publicity options to ERP consulting firms. His clients are located in a number of countries and continents, including the Middle East (GCC region) as well as North America and Europe. He also is currently working on a new ERP programmer magazine.

Rehan may be contacted via email at: and

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