Create your first program in ABAP on Eclipse

Once you have added Package under Favorite Packages, its time to create your first ABAP program in Eclipse.

Right click on your package and select New -> ABAP Program.

Create your first program in ABAP on Eclipse

In the window, give Program Name and Description and click Next.

Create your first program in ABAP on Eclipse

It asks you to select a transport request. Select the transport request in which you want to save the ABAP Program and click Finish.

Your ABAP Program is created.

I have added a simple write statement in the program. The ABAP coding syntax in Eclipse is same as that in ABAP workbench.

Create your first program in ABAP on Eclipse

Save, Check and Activate ABAP Program

On the toolbar, you will find the save, check and activate button. Save, Check and Activate the program the way you do in ABAP.

Create your first program in ABAP on Eclipse

Press drop down next to Run button and select Run As -> ABAP Application to execute the program.

Create your first program in ABAP on Eclipse

You will see the output.

Create your first program in ABAP on Eclipse

You just finished creating your first ABAP program in Eclipse. But wait, your objective is to get familiar with ABAP in Eclipse, so continue reading the next article Using ABAP in Eclipse code completion feature .
If you happen to know this feature of code completion then you can read How to Create Static code Templates in ABAP on Eclipse .

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