IBM® Rational® Developer for i is an integrated development environment (IDE) built on the Eclipse platform. Designed for creating and maintaining applications on IBM i systems, it resides on the developer’s desktop, supporting development in both host-connected and disconnected modes.
This trial has all features enabled. Download the trial for an evaluation period of 60 days. If the product activation kits are purchased, they can be applied to the trial to fully activate the product.
The simplest method to install the product at the latest fixpack level is to use the web install method. It also only downloads the files required by the selected installable features. Alternatively, you can download the full product zip image. For more options on how to install the product on multiple developer machines, see this technote.
Note: If you download the zip files, ensure that the zip files are all unzipped to the same local folder.
How to convert trial code to product code
Converting trial code to product code is a simple process of installing a license activation kit that you download from IBM after you purchase the product. You will not have to uninstall or reinstall the product. Please note that there is optional packaged software, which will be available for official download to supplement the trial after purchase.