If you need to get a jump on developing components for IBM Workplace Collaboration Services, check out this wizard posted on alphaWorks.
"This plug-in for IBM Rational Application Developer provides a kick-start for developers who want to start creating Workplace components. It contains a wizard for creating the skeleton projects that make up a server-side collaborative component for IBM Workplace Collaboration Services. These skeleton projects are based on the CollabComponent sample included in the IBM Lotus Workplace Collaboration Services API Toolkit 2.5."
Please post your feedback and questions to the alphaWorks forum.