The name SAP is acronym for Systems, Applications and Products in Data
Processing. SAP is an extremely complicated system where no one individual
can understand all of it.
SAP runs on a fourth generation programming language language called Advance
Business Application Programming (ABAP). It have many of the features
of other modern programming languages such as the familiar C, Visual Basic,
and Power Builder. Your programs name conventions begins with a letter
SAP graphical user interfaces (SAPGUI) runs on Windows / NT / Unix / AS400.
When you are using 3.x you can used the SAPGUI 4.x, there are no conflicts
as the SAPGUI is basically a front end tools.
If you create dialog screen, remembers to tick Development
Tools (utility programs for the Screen Painter) when you are installing
In SAPGUI 4.x, you can configure whether to use the
present 3.x screen design or the New 4.x Visual design (which is very graphical
and computer resource hungry).
Disable the login image to reduce the memory usage.
In transaction SM30,
create a new entries with Name HIDE_START_IMAGE
and Value to be set YES.
SAP have move towards the Windows Explorer Screen
Format (all the Menu on the left of your screen).
SAP is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software product capable of
integrating multiple business applications, with each application representing
a specific business area. These applications update and process transactions
in real time mode. It has the ability to be configured to meets the
needs of the business.