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Accelerate development of web and mobile applications

IBM® Rational® Application Developer for WebSphere® Software simplifies and accelerates front-end development with the latest Web 2.0 and hybrid mobile technologies, including HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript, Dojo, jQuery, JSON, Cordova and others. It enables rapid multiplatform back-end application and service development using Java, JEE, OSGi, Node.js and other technologies. This software includes productivity tools such as Rich Page Editor and integrated browser-based mobile device simulator.

Speed the development of services and Java applications

This software allows you to develop, test and deploy web services, REST and other types of services with J2EE, Java EE, EJB, JPA, JAX-WS, JAX-RS, JMS, EJB Query Language, modern Java Batch (Compute Grid), CDI and more.

Optimize for IBM middleware

Get optimized deployment tools for Liberty and IBM WebSphere Application Server. This software is ready for use with the IBM Bluemix® cloud development environment and IBM DevOps Services. It allows you to consolidate applications and content complete with search, personalization and security capabilities using IBM WebSphere Portal Server. It includes updated server and profiling tools for Java 7 and for multiple versions of WebSphere Application Server.

Use advanced test and analysis tools

Dynamic analysis provides sampling-based and trace-based profiling capabilities to identify, analyze and correct performance trouble spots. Code coverage analysis integrates with IBM Rational Team Concert™ to provide detailed information about program execution paths and coverage metrics. Static analysis includes over 500 predefined rules for coding guidelines and best practices, quick-fix suggestions and an extensibility interface for customizing or creating your own rules.

Benefit from flexible deployment

IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software integrates with the IBM Rational Collaborative Application Lifecycle Management solution to allow you to develop and test in a virtualized environment with IBM Bluemix. It helps improve planning, collaboration, change management and more by integrating with application lifecycle management and software configuration management solutions. You can analyze and collaborate during debug sessions.

Flexible pricing and deployment

With the new IBM Cloud DevOps for Hybrid Deployment bundle, IBM delivers a new consumption model based on FlexPoints. FlexPoints can be purchased and allocated across the applications included in the bundle according to needs of the business.

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