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Install ABAP Development Tools (ADT) and abapGit Plugin

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Install ABAP Development Tools (ADT) and abapGit Plugin
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Install ABAP Development Tools (ADT) and abapGit Plugin

August 15, 2021
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August 15, 2021
Install ABAP Development Tools (ADT) and abapGit plugin for ADT.

You will learn

  • How to install ADT
  • How to install abapGit plugin
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Prerequisites

  • Operating System:
    • Windows 10, or
    • Apple Mac OS X 10.14 or higher
  • Microsoft VC Runtime:
  • Java Runtime:
    • ADT is validated and tested against OpenJDK and SapMachine JVMs (OpenJDK / SapMachine).
    • Recent Eclipse packages already include an AdoptOpenJDK. Any other JRE found on the system is not used. If this is not desired, see note 3035242 on how to remove the bundled JRE and use a custom one.


Step 1: Install ABAP Development Tools (ADT)
  1. Open the Eclipse download page to download the corresponding Eclipse version.

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  2. Click Download.

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  3. Select Show in folder in your browser.

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  4. Extract the Eclipse zip file with right-click.

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  5. Open the Eclipse-Java folder.

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  6. Open the Eclipse folder.

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  7. Double-click eclipse.exe to run the application.

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  8. Launch your workspace.

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  9. Close both pages.

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  10. Select Help > Install New Software.

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  11. Enter the latest ADT URL https://tools.hana.ondemand.com/latest in the Work with section, press enter, select ABAP Development Tools and click Next >.

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  12. Click Next >.

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  13. Accept the license agreement and click Finish.

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  14. Now ADT will be installed. Select Install anyway.

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  15. Click Select All and Accept selected.

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  16. Click Restart Now.

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  17. Now ADT is installed. Switch to the ABAP perspective. Therefore select Window > Perspective > Other Perspective > Other.

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    Then select ABAP and click Open.

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  18. Check your result.

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Step 2: Install abapGit plugin

HINT: Step 2 is only mandatory for cloud users.

To transfer your ABAP development objects from on-premise SAP systems to an SAP BTP, ABAP Environment instance, you can use the abapGit plugin.

  1. Open Eclipse and select Help > Install New Software.

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  2. Enter the abapGit URL https://eclipse.abapgit.org/updatesite/ in the Work with section, press enter, select abapGit for ABAP Development Tools (ADT) and click Next >.

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  3. Click Next >.

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  4. Accept the license agreement and click Finish.

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  5. Now ADT will be installed. Select Install anyway.

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  6. Click Restart Now.

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  7. Now abapGit for ADT is installed.

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HINT: Following this tutorial you will be able to update the latest version of Eclipse and ADT when new releases are available.

Step 3: Test yourself
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