Rational Programming Patterns

IBM® Rational® Programming Patterns™ modernizes pattern-driven programming and enterprise-wide repository services for Pacbase developers within the Rational Software Delivery Platform. It provides tools for a low-cost migration of all Pacbase development assets. Using a modern, comprehensive, and collaborative IDE allows Pacbase developers to maintain a high level of individual productivity, while unifying development processes and tools with System z and Java developers.

The resources below provide information on installing and using Rational Programming Patterns 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.

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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 Programming Patterns 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.

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