Rational Developer for zEnterprise

IBM® Rational® Developer for zEnterprise® gives zEnterprise 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.

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Rational Developer for zEnterprise is a workstation product with z/OS server elements. To effectively try out the product, you need access to both the z/OS server and the workstation portions.

You can also try Rational Developer for System z as part of the Enterprise Modernization Sandbox for System z.

When you download this trial, you are entitled to submit technical problems and questions through our limited online support program.

Browse the how-to resources including tutorials, articles, demos, production documentation, webcasts, forums, a searchable knowledge database, and more.

Languages supported: Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, English International, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese Brazilian, Spanish

How to convert trial code to product code

Converting trial code to product code is a simple process of installing a license activation kit that you download from IBM after you purchase the product. You will not have to uninstall or reinstall the product. Please note that there is optional packaged software which will be available for official download to supplement the trial after purchase via your Passport Advantage site.

Learn more about how to get your Rational license keys.

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z/OS server component Windows™, Linux® (HTTP or Download Director)

Workstation component Windows, Linux (Installation Manager (Recommended), HTTP or Download Director)

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