Rational Application Developer V8.5 Beta and WebSphere Application Server Developer Tools for Eclipse v8.5 Beta have been announced on WASdev.
IBM® WebSphere Application Server Developer Tools for Eclipse V8.5 Beta
IBM® WebSphere Application Server Developer Tools for Eclipse (Beta) provides a development environment for building and deploying Java EE and OSGi applications. The workbench provides support for WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Beta, V8.5 Beta Liberty Profile, V8.0, and V7.0. It contains tools for managing and publishing to a local or remote server, and for controlling incremental publishing. Web development tools help developers create Web 2.0 and mobile applications. Included is a Rich Page Editor, a multi-tabbed editor that makes it easy to edit HTML files, add Dojo widgets to HTML pages, and create and edit web pages for mobile devices.
When combined with Eclipse SDK and Eclipse Web Tools Platform, WebSphere® Application Server Developer Tools for Eclipse (Beta) provides a lightweight environment for developing Java EE applications.
IBM® Rational Application Developer V8.5 Beta
Rational® Application Developer V8.5 Beta provides an award-winning development environment for building applications that run on WebSphere Application Server V8.5. The workbench contains wizards and editors helping you build standards-compliant, business-critical Java EE, Web 2.0, and Service Oriented Architecture applications. Integration with Rational Team Concert provides a team-based environment that helps developers share information and work collaboratively. Code quality tools help teams find and correct problems early before they escalate into expensive problems.