Welcome to the IBM Rational Developer for i hub; a place for the RDi community to mingle and discuss all things RDi and a central place to help you find the RDi information you need. It's an area where you can get to know the developers
I’ve compiled a short list of sources to help folks get started with RD Power. If you know of any references that can be added to this list, let me know and I’ll update this entry to include them.
8.5.1 announce and content Eric Simpson has written another blog entry on the availability of 8.5.1 I hope to have an article with some details of the 8.5.1 features available soon - improvements made to compare and to RPG Live! 8.5 announce and content
IBM Announcement Letter
I have finally published an article... [More]
BM Rational Developer for Power Systems
Hear from Bill Smith, Product Manager, about the
capabilities of the latest release of Rational Developer for Power
Systems Software for IBM i, AIX and Linux. Focus will be on a new class
of workflow driven Advisor tools for porting and optimizing C and C++
applications for AIX. Listen to the podcast.
IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software is a family of
software development tools that afford proven benefits of increased
developer productivity and skills transferability. For a full use case,
see “Sky High.”
Until now, one could have accurately described it as an Integrated
Development Environment (IDE) optimized for developing on Power Systems
technology. However, new capabilities just introduced extend it into
something more: an integrated development, optimization and porting
environment, if you will. Read more
Tap Your Full Potential with POWERful Software Development If you've made the wise investment in IBM Power Systems, why not maximize it with Rational Developer for Power Version 8.5? This compelling new IDE offers powerful code performance recommendations, code coverage analysis and code porting capabilities -- all of which add up to better software, rolled into production faster, with fewer bugs and higher uptime.
The Rational® Developer for Power® family of offerings provides integrated
environments for developing, modernizing, porting, and optimizing workloads for
IBM® i, AIX® , and Linux™ on Power .
Version 8.5 enhancements include:
For C/C++ for AIX and Linux on Power
Performance Advisor for C/C++ for AIX & Linux (workflow-driven
performance analysis and advisory tools for optimizing application
performance) Enhancements to basic C/C++ IDE when working in remote
projects For COBOL on AIX and for C/C++ on AIX and Linux
IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software is a family of software
development tools that afford proven benefits of increased developer
productivity and skills transferability. For a full use case, see “Sky High.” Until now, one could have accurately described it
as an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) optimized for developing on Power
Systems technology. However, new capabilities just introduced extend it into
something more: an integrated development, optimization and porting environment,
if you will. Read more .
Check out this webinar by IBM Systems Magazine about Smart Tools on IBM
i, AIX, and Linux for Faster Time to Market
Get an early look at
the next version of Rational's offerings for Power Systems. New advancements in
compilers and significantly enhanced development tools will give your
organization a competitive advantage!
Listen to the replay .
Read Dave Dykstals latest article about RD Power v8.0.3. Although this is a service release, it contains some significant new functions. Check out the improvements described in
the IBM i enhancements section, which are a direct result of many Requests for Enhancement (RFEs) of the IBM® i
operating system support in Rational Developer for Power. Then read up about common AIX and Linux support, including reconciler updates and launch configuration updates. Next, see COBOL on AIX features that include a new COBOL editor, a new structured... [More]
The Rational Developer for Power Systems Software V126.96.36.199 fix pack is now available. Customers can go to Installation Manager and click Update or go to FixCentral to find the downloadable files for RD Power 188.8.131.52. Also available is the January 2012 AIX server runtime refresh for Rational Developer for Power Systems Software V8.0 and the January 2012 Power Linux server runtime refresh for Rational Developer for Power Systems Software V8.0. Fix List: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27021392 184.108.40.206 Fixpack: Readme doc: ... [More]
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Hear from Bill Smith, Product Manager for Rational Tools for Power,
about the new functionality in the latest release of Rational Developer
for Power Systems Software for IBM i, AIX and Linux for Power. He will
also introduce the new migration and porting rules framework. Roland
Koo, Product Manager for Compilers, will present the new performance and
productivity enhancements in the COBOL for AIX 4.1.1 compiler. Listen to the podcast.
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The Rational Developer for Power Systems Software V8.0.3 refresh pack is now available. For new customers, you can download a full electronic image of 8.0.3 or order the physical media using Passport Advantage or AAS. Existing customers can update to the 8.0.3 level. Also available is the October 2011 AIX refresh for Rational Developer for Power Systems Software V8.0 and the October 2011 Power Linux refresh for Rational Developer for Power Systems Software V8.0. Fix List: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27021392 8.0.3... [More]
Rational® Developer for Power Systems Software™ offers
integrated development environments for the major development workloads
on IBM® i, AIX®, and Linux™,
including RPG, COBOL, DDS, CL, C/C++, Java™ on IBM i, Java,
C/C++ on Linux, C/C++, COBOL,
and Java on AIX. Version 8.0.3 enhancements include:
Support for GNU C/C++ compiler, including a parser, compile result
integration and the ability to debug applications compiled using the
GNU compiler A new migration and porting assistance framework, and an initial
set of rules for COBOL... [More]