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.
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]
FREE newsletter - get IBM Software news, special #PowerSystems features - subscribe: http ://b it.l y/rs 1rZn #POWER7 We just published a special Power Systems Edition of the newsletter, which you can see here - http ://w ww-1 48.i bm.c om/t ela/ webm ail/ NlDy nami cPag e/95 40/3 2113 /cos meti c?we b_pa ge_i d=54 6427 & pre=0 - and we're also including Power Systems-related content in each monthly issue.
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.
Subscribe to the IBM Software Newsletter - or update your
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Power-related software news and features in every issue of the IBM Software
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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]
IBM Rational® Developer for i for SOA Construction V8.0.3 is a comprehensive application development and modernization solution. It is based on Eclipse. It provides a powerful, flexible, and extensible workbench environment for IBM i development with support for RPG, COBOL, CL, DDS, SQL, C++, Java, and EGL (an open source business application language developed on Eclipse).
IBM Rational Developer for i for SOA Construction V8.0.3 helps you: Reduce development costs Simplify the development of service-oriented architecture (SOA)... [More]
Check-out these instructor-led, free workshops to learn about and
experience application development on Power Systems through
e-conference-led presentations, and extensive hands-on labs.
For more details about the C/C++ Development Tools for AIX workshop and
the RPG/COBOL Development Tools for IBM i workshop, see Link: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/offers/techbriefings/details/r-rationalpowercc.html
For more details about the COBOL Development Tools for AIX workshop, see Link:... [More]
Explore and experience a day in the life of application development on Power Systems (AIX and IBM i). Developer for Power Distance Learning
helps you discover how developers can improve, remake and modernize
existing production applications on power systems by exploiting decades
of business value embodied in the code. IBM® Rational® Developer for
Power Systems software provides a comprehensive development environment
for creating and maintaining applications on IBM® System i® and IBM
Ever wonder what life would be like if the power
of Rationals full application development solution for IBM Power Systems could be harnessed? How much time could be
saved? How many boring status meetings could be avoided? How happy would end users be with
the improved performance and capabilities of the applications?
Check out the Enterprise Modernization Power Systems Sandbox and experience what life can be
like with Rationals
application development solutions for IBM System i, IBM AIX, and Linux on Power.
We have created three playlists on the
IBMRational Youtube Channel to show what you can do with Rational
Developer for Power, and how you can do it. As we create more videos
they'll be added to these playlists, so all you need to do is
bookmark the playlist and you'll have access to all the demos
COBOL Development with Rational Developer for Power
and C++ Development with Rational Developer for Power
Uses of Rational Developer for Power