IBM® Rational® Developer for System z™ gives System z developers tools for traditional mainframe development and for integrated, mixed workloads. An interactive, workstation-based environment lets you connect to a mainframe and develop mainframe-based applications in COBOL, PL/I, Assembler, C/C++, and Java code, as well as workstation-based applications in COBOL, PL/I, and Java code.
The resources below provide information on installing and using Rational Developer for System z, as well as for contacting IBM for support after you download the trial version of this product.
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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.
- Product documentation
- Rational Developer for System z forum | All Rational forums
- Rational Developer for System z support page
- Rational Developer for System z Services
- Using Rational Developer for System z to create a CICS COBOL Web service provider
- Using Rational Developer for System z version 7.1 to work with COBOL programs
- Webcast: Using IBM Rational Developer for System z and IBM Rational ClearCase together to manage application development
- Rational Developer for System z technical library
- Whitepaper: Deliver robust products by linking testing and quality management
- Training and education
- All Rational tutorials
- Rational Global User Group Community
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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 Developer for System z 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.