IBM® Rational® Business Developer is designed to meet the needs of business developers, providing a simplified, highly productive, and comprehensive development environment for the EGL language. It includes tools to develop, test, and debug EGL applications and services that can be generated as Java™ or COBOL and deployed to various application servers, such as WebSphere Application Server, and enterprise environments on System z and Power Systems. EGL also simplifies development of open standards-based Web 2.0 style applications, thus providing a common language across both client and server.
The resources below provide information on installing and using Rational Business Developer, as well as for contacting IBM for support after you download the trial version of this product.
Support from IBM
When you download the trial version of the Rational® Software Development Platform products, you are automatically entitled to online technical support at no charge for the evaluation period.
- Assistance with downloading the product is available online.
- Assistance with purchasing this product is available online.
- Rational Business Developer on developerWorks
- EGL forum
- Accelerate Web and SOA development with IBM Rational Business Developer (PDF)
- Use IBM Rational Business Developer wizards to create a Web application
- Rational technical library on developerWorks
- All Rational tutorials
- Rational Global User Group Community
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You can explore the available purchasing options for Rational Business Developer.
To help you get started quickly and maximize your productivity with IBM Rational products, a variety of service options are available, including technical support, professional services, and instructor-led and Web-based training.
IBM Rational Business Developer is available for purchase with either authorized user (single user) or floating (concurrent user) licenses. Read a guide to selecting the licensing option that is best for you.
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- Enterprise Generation Language: Leveraging existing IT skills and resources for today's modern applications
- Rational Business Developer: Executive Overview
- Create and consume Web services using a simple and powerful tool (PDF)
- EGL forum
- Rational Business Developer zone on developerWorks
- Accelerate delivery of business solutions with IBM Rational Business Developer software (PDF)