Develop. Innovate. Transform.

IBM Wazi Developer for Red Hat® CodeReady Workspaces (IBM Wazi Developer)— an add-on to IBM Cloud Pak for Applications — is a productive development environment which fully integrates into any enterprise-wide standard DevOps pipeline. It empowers developers by providing a developer experience for IBM z/OS® that is consistent and familiar.

IBM Wazi Developer comes with the following components:

• Code: Edit, build, and debug in your choice of VS Code™, Eclipse®, or Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces IDEs.

• Sandbox: Develop and test z/OS application components in a personal, virtual, containerized OpenShift z/OS environment.

You can protect and leverage your IBM Z® investments with robust and standard development capabilities that encompass IBM Z and multi cloud platforms.


Hybrid Multi Cloud

IBM Wazi Developer is portable across any cloud or hybrid platform and is optimized to run on OpenShift.

Choice of IDE

Edit, build, and debug using your preferred modern IDE — VS Code™, Eclipse®, or Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces.

Personal Sandbox

Develop and test z/OS applications using an insulated, containerized, z/OS sandbox.

Accelerated adoption

Developers who are not used to z/OS and IBM Z become productive faster in a familiar and accessible working environment.

Open Toolchain

IBM Wazi Developer integrates seamlessly into a standard, Git-based open tool chain to deliver CI/CD.

Flexible deployment

Flexibly rebalance entitlement over time based on your business needs.

IBM Wazi Developer key features

  • Essential z/OS developer capabilities
  • Modern editing experience for COBOL, PL/I and Assembler
  • Personal z/OS sandbox environment on Red Hat OpenShift
  • Modern debugging via the IBM Debug for z/OS
  • Modern workflows
  • Standard CI/CD pipeline