This book allows you to find the answers you need to typical ABAP development problems and tasks. You’ll discover best practices for developing solutions, and learn how to apply ABAP to solve different types of problems. The recipes range from simple appetizers to complex main courses — and some sweet desserts, of course! Each chapter is a short tutorial in itself, organized and consolidated into an easy-to-read format. The various code samples, screenshots, and different icons will help you to follow the best practices. Enjoy your ABAP meal!Best PracticesLearn best practices for programming and the solutions to both simple and complex programming problems.Programming TechniquesDiscover various techniques for dynamic, database, transactional, persistence, interface, and security programming in ABAP.Comprehensive Approach to Problem SolvingExplore the context of a problem, solution alternatives, and the thought process involved in the development of a solution.Instructive IconsEasily identify quick tips, step-by-step instructions, and warnings, thanks to the use of helpful icons throughout the text.Numerous Examples and Source CodesExplore coding examples in every chapter, as well as two source code bundles that you can install on your local AS ABAP system.Highlights- String processing techniques- Dynamic and reflective programming- ABAP and Unicode- Database programming- Transactional programming- XML processing in ABAP- Web services and programming with the ICF- Email programming- Security programming- Logging and tracing- Interprocess communication- Parallel and distributed processing with RFCsThe AuthorJames Wood is the founder and principal consultant of Bowdark Consulting, Inc., an SAP NetWeaver consulting and training organization. With almost 10 years of experience as a software engineer, James specializes in custom development in the areas of ABAP Objects, Java/J2EE, SAP Process Integration, and the SAP NetWeaver Portal.
This book is for both developer and decision makers of R/3 implementation teams who need to understand in-depth and practically the benefits, financial risks and technical backgrounds of IDocs and ALE in interface development. It describes the implementation of interfaces in an R/3 roll-out, imporatnt technologies such as RFC, OLE and Workflow and common standards like EDIFACT, ANSI X.12 or XML. A large number of recipes deliver templates as a starting point for own enhancements. It is for everybody who depends on fast and cost-effective solutions for EDI and it also discusses why many EDI projects are ten times as expensive as they could be.Preparing the reader with the essential knowledge to survive the outrageously fast growing world of data communication and ecommerce via internet and intranet, the book shows in a destilled manner how enterprises using R/3 can efficiently implement Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) both with external partner and with inhouse satellite systems.This book in the tradition of IT-cookbooks, where the reader will find quick recipes and reliable information to cover all aspects of SAP Interfacing and quickly became a standard work for the R/3 world.
Solve your Ruby programming problems that occur during your day-to-day scripting work. This book contains a varied selection of practical and interesting code recipes designed to make your coding life easier. Ruby Recipes includes solutions to problems in working with data, handling exceptions, writing blocks, and using regular expressions.This book provides ready scripts for both simple complex scripting tasks, which you can use readily or with only minor modifications. These scripts cover areas such as collections, classes and structures, functional programming, and log handling. With these handy recipes at your fingertips, you will be able to solve those niggling problems and become even more efficient. What You Will Learn Install and run RubyRead and write data Write functionsWork with arrays, ranges, hashes, and iteratorsHandle dates and timeProcess XML as textMaster OOP concepts such as classes, objects, subclassing, and inheritanceConnect to databases Who This Book Is For Programmers new to Ruby, and web developers interested in knowing the foundations of the language.
Quickly discover solutions to common problems, learn best practices, and understand everything wxPython has to offer. This book is for anyone wanting to learn more about how to use the wxPython desktop GUI toolkit. It assumes some prior knowledge of Python and a general understanding of wxPython or GUI development, and contains more than 50 recipes covering various tasks and aspects of the toolkit.wxPython Recipes guides you step by step. The book takes you through how to create user interfaces in Python, including adding widgets, changing background images, manipulating dialogs, managing data, and much more. Examples target both Python 2.x and 3.x, and cover both wxPython 3.0 and Phoenix, offering a complete collection of ideas to improve your GUI development.What You'll LearnWork with UI elements such as widgets, buttons, images, boxes, and moreHandle data in files and notebooksImplement XML and using XML resources (XRC)Customize the behavior of panels and objects Who This Book Is ForPeople who are already familiar with the Python programming language and also have a basic understanding of wxPython.Readers who understand event loops and the basics of creating user interfaces with another Python UI toolkit, such as Tkinter or PyQt.
Java 7 Recipes offers solutions to common programming problems encountered every day while developing Java-based applications. Fully updated with the newest features and techniques available, Java 7 Recipes provides code examples involving Servlets, Java FX 2.0, XML, Java Swing, and much more. Content is presented in the popular problem-solution format: Look up the programming problem that you want to solve. Read the solution. Apply the solution directly in your own code. Problem solved! The problem-solution approach sets Java 7 Recipes apart from other books on the topic. Java 7 Recipes is focused less on the language itself and more on what you can do with it that is useful. The book respects your time by always focusing on a task that you might want to perform using the language. Solutions come first. Explanations come later. You are free to crib from the book and apply the code examples directly to your own projects. - Covers all-new release of Java: Java 7 - Focuses especially on up-and-coming technologies such as Java FX 2.0 - Respects your time by focusing on practical solutions you can implement in your own code What you’ll learn - Develop Java SE applications using the latest in Java SE technology - Create great-looking user interfaces with Java Swing and Java FX 2.0 - Build web-based applications around Java Servlet technology - Generate graphics and work with media such as sound and video - Implement web services and applications to invoke them - Exploit the power of XML from within your Java applications Who this book is for This book is for experienced Java programmers new to Java 7 and those with some experience with Java 7.
Java SOA Cookbook offers practical solutions and advice to programmers charged with implementing a service-oriented architecture (SOA) in their organization. Instead of providing another conceptual, high-level view of SOA, this cookbook shows you how to make SOA work. It's full of Java and XML code you can insert directly into your applications and recipes you can apply right away. The book focuses primarily on the use of free and open source Java Web Services technologies -- including Java SE 6 and Java EE 5 tools -- but you'll find tips for using commercially available tools as well. Java SOA Cookbook will help you: * Construct XML vocabularies and data models appropriate to SOA applications * Build real-world web services using the latest Java standards, including JAX-WS 2.1 and JAX-RS 1.0 for RESTful web services * Integrate applications from popular service providers using SOAP, POX, and Atom * Create service orchestrations with complete coverage of the WS-BPEL (Business Process Execution Language) 2.0 standard * Improve the reliability of SOAP-based services with specifications such as WS-Reliable Messaging * Deal with governance, interoperability, and quality-of-service issues The recipes in Java SOA Cookbook will equip you with the knowledge you need to approach SOA as an integration challenge, not an obstacle.
If you have large quantities of data in a Microsoft Access database, and need to study that data in depth, this book is a data cruncher's dream. Access Data Analysis Cookbook offers practical recipes to solve a variety of common problems that users have with extracting Access data and performing calculations on it. Each recipe includes a discussion on how and why the solution works. Whether you use Access 2007 or an earlier version, this book will teach you new methods to query data, different ways to move data in and out of Access, how to calculate answers to financial and investment issues, and more. Learn how to apply statistics to summarize business information, how to jump beyond SQL by manipulating data with VBA, how to process dates and times, and even how to reach into the Excel data analysis toolkit. Recipes demonstrate ways to: * Develop basic and sophisticated queries * Apply aggregate functions, custom functions, regular expressions, and crosstabs * Apply queries to perform non-passive activities such as inserting, updating, and deleting data * Create and manipulate tables and queries programmatically * Manage text-based data, including methods to isolate parts of a string and ways to work with numbers that are stored as text * Use arrays, read and write to the Windows registry, encrypt data, and use transaction processing * Use the FileSystemObject, use XML with XSLT, communicate with SQL Server, and exchange data with other Office products * Find answers from time-based data, such as how to add time, count elapsed time, work with leap years, and how to manage time zones in your calculations * Deal with business and finance problems, including methods for calculating depreciation, loan paybacks, and Return on Investment (ROI) * Explore statistical techniques, such as frequency, variance, kurtosis, linear regression, combinations and permutations Access Data Analysis Cookbook is a one-stop-shop for extracting nuggets of valuable information from your database, and anyone with Access experience will benefit from these tips and techniques, including seasoned developers. If you want to use your data, and not just store it, you'll find this guide indispensable.
SQL Server 2012 Data Integration Recipes provides focused and practical solutions to real world problems of data integration. Need to import data into SQL Server from an outside source? Need to export data and send it to another system? SQL Server 2012 Data Integration Recipes has your back. You'll find solutions for importing from Microsoft Office data stores such as Excel and Access, from text files such as CSV files, from XML, from other database brands such as Oracle and MySQL, and even from other SQL Server databases. You'll learn techniques for managing metadata, transforming data to meet the needs of the target system, handling exceptions and errors, and much more. What DBA or developer isn't faced with the need to move data back and forth? Author Adam Aspin brings 10 years of extensive ETL experience involving SQL Server, and especially satellite products such as Data Transformation Services and SQL Server Integration Services. Extensive coverage is given to Integration Services, Microsoft's flagship tool for data integration in SQL Server environments. Coverage is also given to the broader range of tools such as OPENDATASOURCE, linked servers, OPENROWSET, Migration Assistant for Access, BCP Import, and BULK INSERT just to name a few. If you're looking for a resource to cover data integration and ETL across the gamut of Microsoft's SQL Server toolset, SQL Server 2012 Data Integration Recipes is the one book that will meet your needs. Provides practical and proven solutions towards creating resilient ETL environments Clearly answers the tough questions which professionals ask Goes beyond the tools to a thorough discussion of the underlying techniques Covers the gamut of data integration, beyond just SSIS Includes example databases and files to allow readers to test the recipes
From lambda expressions and JavaFX 8 to new support for network programming and mobile development, Java 8 brings a wealth of changes. This cookbook helps you get up to speed right away with hundreds of hands-on recipes across a broad range of Java topics. You&#8217;ll learn useful techniques for everything from debugging and data structures to GUI development and functional programming. Each recipe includes self-contained code solutions that you can freely use, along with a discussion of how and why they work. If you are familiar with Java basics, this cookbook will bolster your knowledge of the language in general and Java 8&#8217;s main APIs in particular. Recipes include: * Methods for compiling, running, and debugging * Manipulating, comparing, and rearranging text * Regular expressions for string- and pattern-matching * Handling numbers, dates, and times * Structuring data with collections, arrays, and other types * Object-oriented and functional programming techniques * Directory and filesystem operations * Working with graphics, audio, and video * GUI development, including JavaFX and handlers * Network programming on both client and server * Database access, using JPA, Hibernate, and JDBC * Processing JSON and XML for data storage * Multithreading and concurrency