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
Tomorrow (Friday Jan 8) is the 4th webcast in the freee RDi series being run by Sirius Computer Solutions (on of our IBM business partners) and co-presented by me. This webcast will focus on the Application Diagram, a tool within RDi that can generate visual overviews of the structure of a set of source members or programs / service programs. This includes: A visual call graph for ILE RPG, COBOL, and CL source members A visual graph showing the ILE bindings between modules, programs, and service programs Here are the details for joining, this... [More]
System i Developer (a.k.a Susan, Jon, Paul, and Skip) have updated their RSE Pin-up with 10 new shortcuts and new tips on customizing the RPG editor. These 10 new shortcuts now bring the total to 46; including what I would consider to be the core, must know, RSE keyboard shortcuts. Printing and posting this is a must for anyone using the RSE!
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The Rational Developer for Power Systems Software V188.8.131.52 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 184.108.40.206. 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 220.127.116.11 Fixpack: Readme doc: ... [More]
Fix Pack 1 for RD Power v8.0 is now available. The fix pack contains fixes to version 8.0. Link to the RD Power 18.104.22.168 Release Notes: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27020492 To install the fix pack, start the IBM Installation Manager and click on 'Update'. The fix pack is also available as a downloadable zip (100MB). You will find it on the Download section of the support site at: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24028500 Also
available: December 2010 AIX
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Joe Pluta wrote an excellent article on how the 2 different ordering channels for Rational Developer for i http://www.ibmsystemsmag.com/ibmi/developer/general/rational_procurement1/?page=2 We recently got a question on how to get the activation kit for RDi if you ordered through the hardware channel. http://archive.midrange.com/wdsci-l/201401/msg00143.html You should have a CD in your media pack the contains the activation kit. The description should be on the CD label. For RDi 9.0 the activation kit CD number should be... [More]
The 22.214.171.124 fixpack is now available for Rational Developer for Power Systems Software V8.0. Also available is the April 2011 AIX PTF for Rational Developer for Power Systems Software V8.0 and the April 2011 Power Linux PTF for Rational Developer for Power Systems Software V8.0. Fix List: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27021392 126.96.36.199 Fixpack: Readme DCF: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27020962 Download DCF: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24029233 To install the fix pack, start the IBM... [More]
I don't know how many times a day I have to hit Ctrl+z to undo Word or PowerPoint's "auto correction" of my i to an I (as in Rational Developer for I, Rational Team Concert for I, or IBM I). So I finally bit the bullet and removed those auto-correction rules since I don't generally write about myself in Word or PowerPoint. Honestly, i have no idea why it took me so long
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.
You may have heard about Rational Developer for Power Systems Software , which now has support for COBOL and C/C++ development on AIX as well as IBM i application development. It is easy to kick the tires by downloading the trial from here . But if you only have 3 minutes just check out the YouTube video below and be amazed at the COBOL functionality now available for AIX developers. For more information go to the product web site at http://www-01.ibm.com/software/rational/products/rdp/ .
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 .
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.
Fix Pack 2 for RD Power v7.6 is now available. The fix pack contains fixes to version 7.6. To install the fix pack, start the IBM Installation Manager and click on 'Update'. The fix pack is also available as a downloadable zip (~200MB). Readme: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27020917 Download link: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24029161 The following corrections and enhancements have been included in this fix pack. IBM i:
SE45905 - Free form SQL formatter removes plus characters '+' from statements.
Fix Pack 5 for RDi v7.5 is now available. Note: there was no 188.8.131.52 The fix pack contains fixes to version 7.5. To install the fix pack, start the IBM Installation Manager and click on 'Update'. The fix pack is also available as a downloadable zip (580MB). You will find it on the Download section of the support site soon. You can also download the zip from: http://public.dhe.ibm.com/software/awdtools/rdi/v75/7505/zips/rdi-184.108.40.206.zip Link to the RDi 220.127.116.11 Release Notes:... [More]