Learn. Share your knowledge.
Explore the communities
Find technical articles, learn from featured authors, get downloads, support docs, and more.
Known as the Rational Cafes, members discuss application modernization tools and compilers.
Discuss aspects of product and systems engineering from concept to disposal as they relate to the IBM offerings.
Create and track enhancements that you want to see in Rational products.
Discuss ideas and solutions for application lifecycle management.
Collaborate with other members and IBM developers by using the same ALM tools that we use.
Learn from others who have transformed their organizations to agile software development methods.
Get help and share your experience, expertise, and ideas.
The IBM Champion program recognizes innovative thought leaders in technical communities. These experts go above and beyond to share their knowledge with the extended IBM community through articles, white papers, events, academia, and social media.
Get involved with the community
- Submit an article or idea
Send us your ideas! Or better yet, submit an article for publication on a topic we've not covered, or your experience with an IBM product or technology to share with the Rational community.
- Start a blog
developerWorks has blog accounts for both groups and individuals. Also check out this advice for maintaining an effective blog.
- Get started with community applications
Contribute to an existing blog
- The Invisible Thread
Posts here tend to challenge what we know about software development and focus on new trends in software usage, hence the invisible thread in our world today. To post here, contact Erika Horrocks.
- Rational community blog
Our newest blog, we use it to deliver news about the latest releases of technical articles; but the blog is certainly open to anyone who has a thought-provoking entry to pose to the larger community. To post here, contact Erika Horrocks.
- Jazz.net blog
If you use or develop for Jazz-based products, then this is the blog for you. To post here, IBMers can follow internal guidelines; non-IBMers, send a note to the blog webmaster to propose the topic for your post.
- IBM Rational Software Architect 9.0
- IBM Rational Developer for AIX and Linux
- IBM Rational Developer for i
Explore UrbanCode on developerWorks
Your UrbanCode resource to learn the latest product news, obtain product education and documentation, and share knowledge with other users and experts regarding continuous release and deployment!
Explore content; try free evaluation software; and learn how to apply key principles, best practices and more.
Everything you need to build great software. Make your next project easy.