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What Rational Developer for i can do for your business?

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.


Boost developer productivity

Enable developers to work in both host-connected and disconnected modes using tools that reside on the developer’s desktop.

Modernize your applications

Support various approaches to RPG and COBOL application modernization. Use system i tools with the widely used Eclipse framework for faster application development.

Choose your tool set

Choose from three product editions: RPG and COBOL Tools; RPG and COBOL + Modernization Tools, Java Edition; RPG and COBOL + Modernization Tools, EGL Edition.

Rational Developer for i key features

  • Increased productivity
  • Greater business agility
  • Improved team efficiency
  • Flexible packaging