IBM® Rational® Developer for i provides an integrated development environment (IDE) to create, maintain and modernize applications on the IBM i platform. It integrates developer tools such as search, edit, build and analysis, refactoring capabilities and debuggers with the widely used Eclipse framework for faster, easier application development and modernization. Rational Developer for i integrates with IBM Rational Team Concert™ for better application lifecycle planning and management.
Enable developers to work in both host-connected and disconnected modes using tools that reside on the developer’s desktop.
Support various approaches to RPG and COBOL application modernization. Use system i tools with the widely used Eclipse framework for faster application development.
Choose from three product editions: RPG and COBOL Tools; RPG and COBOL + Modernization Tools, Java Edition; RPG and COBOL + Modernization Tools, EGL Edition.
Optimize your work process with integrated development tools. Remote System Explorer connects with IBM i servers to search and manage server-side files and run server scripts.
Language-aware source editing capabilities include color tokenizing, outline views, content assist and integrated compile error feedback. Visual analysis tools assist in understanding application structure and dependencies.
Reduce training time with a modern Eclipse-based development environment when working on heritage RPG and COBOL applications. Rational Developer for i supports a range of programming models and languages including Java®, Java EE, C/C++, RPG, COBOL, CL and DDS.
Use Rational Team Concert, a lifecycle management software that supports remote-based teams. Enable source control, build automation and collaborate on lifecycle management projects using a common platform that includes agile, formal, and hybrid planning and reporting.
Choose the purchase option that is right for you. Purchase it with: RPG and COBOL Tools; or RPG and COBOL + Modernization Tools, Java Edition.
Try how effectively Developer for i creates and maintains applications on IBM i systems.
App developers requiring dedicated use of a single entitlement
Companies with contractors or employees that can share an entitlement
Companies that have a limited time need for additional entitlements
per license per term
Full copy of Rational Developer for i
Single user access
Similar to Floating User Single Install
Trial lasts for 120 days
Entitlement delivered through Rational license key support
Not a perpetual entitlement
May be upgraded to any permanent entitlement by purchasing a Rational Developer for i activation kit
Includes 1 year of subscription and supporta
Multiple users share entitlement; one at a time
Will need to be reacquired once the fixed term period has expired
Includes 1 year of subscription and support
Incudes subscription and support for the duration of the term
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