Extend existing RPG assets to a web service-based approach
Rational Developer for i for SOA Construction provides the tools
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Date archived: December 20, 2016 | Last updated: October 04, 2011|First published: April 26, 2011
IBM® Rational® Developer for i for SOA Construction (sometimes referred to as RDi SOA) is a software bundle for IBM® System i® developers. Because it combines Rational® Developer for Power Systems Software™, RPG and COBOL development tools for IBM i (RD Power) and Rational® Business Developer, it offers a complete solution to rapidly extend existing RPG and COBOL applications to a web or SOA environment. This article describes a scenario where RDi SOA is used to leverage existing RPG assets and transition to a services-based approach for delivery of key business functions.
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