This article explains how to work with timestamps in ABAP. It explains how to get the current system timestamp, convert a given date + time combination into timestamp or vice-versa. Timestamps can be used in some scenarios such as -
For example you need to compare two date+time combinations, instead of putting a logic, simple procedure is to construct a timestamp of date time combination and compare the both timestamps.
Tags: CONVERT DATE, CONVERT TIME STAMP, GET TIME STAMP FIELD, AFRU, CACS_DATE_GET_TIMESTAMP, CACS_TIMESTAMP_GET_NOW