Special offering during TechEd 2015: ABAP 7.40 SP8 - Developer Edition Download free of charge in SAP Store
The download provides the software required to install and run SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP 7.40 SP8. You can explore it and learn how to develop modern ABAP applications with core data services and SAPUI5 or you can get an overview on SAP's client/server technology. Just as its brothers in the Amazon or Azure Cloud it is preconfigured to run the Database Feature Gallary and the Enterprise Procurement Model programming examples out of the box.
Go to the the SAP Store for downloading. The store offers the solutions for different countries in different currencies. We offer free packages, so the items are available globally. In case you can't see the item or can't download it just change the country option in the store to U.S. ore Germany.
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This edition runs on a Linux 64 Bit version. It has been successfully tested on:
Linux newbies don't hang up: you find a step by step instruction on how to set up a Linux VM and how to run the AS ABAP installation SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.40 SP8 - Developer Edition to Download: A Step by Step Guide for Linux Newbies.
Linux geeks can now go ahead downloading the software and following the concise installation instructions SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.40 SP8 - Developer Edition to Download: Concise Installation Instruction. And I encourage all Linux newbies to download it nevertheless and give it a try with the step by step instruction mentioned above. Have fun.