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IBM Rational Test Workbench Eclipse Client v8.7 New Features- This video is a brief introduction to the new features in IBM Rational Test Workbench (RTW) Eclipse Client version 8.7. We’ll look at the new features for testing mobile apps and desktop web applications, as well as some other major new features in the Eclipse client, such as the ability to work with functional tests in the Eclipse Client and the ability to run workbench tests from IBM UrbanCode Deploy.
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Rational Developer for System z & i (v9.0): Default font change - This article details the steps needed in order to successfully change fonts within the RSE view.
By default eclipse uses the O.S. default font, therefore the windows default font has to be changed to the desired font which will result in the eclipse fonts being updated.
To change the Windows default font follow the steps below.
1. On the Windows 7 O.S. click on 'Start, type 'Color scheme' and select Change window colors and metrics.
Here is a note which addresses the queries like: "Why is Eclipse so slow?" and "Why does Eclipse crash so much" when using IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) Eclipse client.
With little efforts and self troubleshooting you can watch the memory consumption over time which gives an indication if the IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) Eclipse client is using too much memory.
Eclipse Heap Status
Hovering the mouse over the widget gives you a tooltip with more information. Clicking the garbage can icon forces a System.gc(). More options are available with a context menu:
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Here is another good lesson, among many that I happened to learn, while working with a customer using IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC). While this may not serve as a supported solution for the issue reported, perhaps it can serve as a pointer or guide on the types of things to look for.
I hope this gives some idea for users and the steps that can be taken, in case of a similar situation.
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The IBM Rational Software Development Platform(SDP) is an open, proven, complete and modular solution comprised of a comprehensive set of tools, proven best practices and professional services. This modular solution provides all the tools that individuals and teams need to successfully build, integrate, extend, modernize and deploy software and software-intensive systems.
By automating and integrating the business process of software development, the IBM Rational Software Development Platform helps organizations create software that differentiates their business performance.
Licenses for SDP products are of two types:
Activation Kit are node lock licenses. These licenses are not specific to any host IDs. These are .jar files which needs to be applied to the product using Installation Manager (IM). Even though these .jar files does not contain any "Host Details" of a client machine, you will have to use the the activation kit based on the quantities purchased.
For example, if you have purchased 2 quantities, you can use the same activation kit on two machines (Provided both the machines have the same version of the product). There are different activation kits for different versions of the application. Note: Using the activation kits on more machines other than the purchased orders will lead to compliance issues.
2) Floating Keys:
Floating keys are based on Client/Server architecture. In order to use a floating license key one needs to install "Rational License Key Server". Let us discuss how a floating key works. For example, if you have ordered 5 Floating keys and assuming that the license server is UP and serving the keys and your users are pointing to the license server and able to communicate with the server machine. Then, the first user who launches the application, will be able to check out 1 license for that application. Likewise, the second, third, fourth and fifth user will launch their applications and successfully check out a key each. Now, if the sixth user has to launch the application and check out the key, he/she needs to wait until one of the user logs out of the application and closes it. This way that license is freed and available for the next user. Having understood the working of a Floating license key, let us now proceed to know how to configure the SDP applications to pick up one.
d) Accept the agreement
h) After successful communication, navigate through the on screen instructions and hit finish
Author: Kiran Byrappa
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Now available on the IBMRationalSupport YouTube channel: a series of tutorials on Rational ClearQuest Designer! You can find all ten videos, nearly an hour's worth of schema designing goodness, in this playlist:
These videos focus specifically on the ClearQuest Designer interface first introduced in ClearQuest 7.1. Here is a sample:
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Check out these recently published white papers for Rational License Server and the Rational Logiscope Eclipse integration!
Author: Indraneel Paul
Abstract: This white paper provides recommendations for maintaining a stable and efficient license service. The white paper also provides tips for enhancing the performance. Included is a case study on the performance benchmarks of Rational License Key Server 8.1.1. This white paper covers the different aspects essential for a successful deployment, such as system requirements, system resources, and network and security considerations.
Released: September 29, 2011
Author: Sandhya Boray
Abstract: The integration between Rational Logiscope and Eclipse enables you to be more efficient in the handling of code and modeling. This document describes the procedure to setup the integration between the two tools and optimize their strengths.
Released: October 28, 2011
PUBLISHED: New ClearCase Whitepaper: Leverage Eclipse product capabilities to simplify VOB content handling for CCRC
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Special thanks to author Fred Bickford!
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This white paper provides you with information about how to extend the use of IBM Rational ClearCase Remote Client (CCRC) by leveraging known capabilities of Eclipse.
Many thanks to author Fred Bickford!
Read the whitepaper: Extending the use of CCRC by leveraging known Eclipse capabilities
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How and Why to create Custom Ant Tasks - Extend IBM Rational Application Developer functionality by invoking Eclipse APIs from Ant tasks
This article describes how to create custom Ant tasks within IBM Rational® Application Developer, which is built on the Eclipse platform. It also explains why you might want or need to do so. The example in this article provides a useful function not currently available in the integrated development environment (IDE): a custom Ant task that you can use to delete all generated files marked as derived.