RapidApps Sprint 8: New and Noteworthy Features- In this video Dr. Gili Mendel takes you through some exciting new abilities of the RapidApps program. IBM RapidApps is an extension of the IBM Cloud Platform, codenamed Bluemix. By being a part of the Bluemix beta, you can develop and manage applications across many different services and runtimes through a single dashboard. With RapidApps, business developers can design applications for web browsers, tablets, or mobile devices through a graphical user interface. You never have to work with any code or scripts to create a professional application.
Rational Developer Traveler, v1.0.3: Navigator and Shell (Video 1 of 3)- This 3 minute video features the Rational Developer Traveler Navigator View and TSO Shell, which is new in version 1.0.3. In this video you will see how to view the MVS file system with the Navigator view, create a Partitioned Dataset with the Navigator view, and then use the provided TSO Shell to copy an application into the newly created Dataset.
Rational Developer Traveler, v.1.0.3: Edit and Submit (Video 2 of 3)- This 3 minute video explains how to edit JCL with Rational Developer Traveler and then submit the JCL for processing on the host environment. You'll learn how to use the Rational Developer Traveler Editor to modify the application that was copied in the first video of this series. When the updates are complete, the JCL will be submitted for processing on the host environment using the option found within the RD Traveler editor.
Brian Svihovec is a Senior Software Engineer at IBM, where he has worked in Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC since 2001. Prior to working at IBM, Brian obtained a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Virginia Tech. While working at IBM, Brian spent 11 years as a member of the Rational Business Developer team, developing an Eclipse based IDE for the EGL programming language. For the past 2 years, Brian has been working on Rational Developer Traveler, which is a Lean Startup experiment to validate the benefits of a Web Based IDE for z/OS. When Brian is not working he is usually out for a run, playing roller hockey, or spending time with his family. Brian Svihovec, Rational Developer Traveler Web Client Lead (svihovec @ us.ibm.com)