Development of distributed applications, optimized for WebSphere and IBM Bluemix
Rational Application Developer for
WebSphere Software 60 day no-charge trial
IBM® Rational® Application Developer for WebSphere® Software accelerates the development, quality assurance, and deployment of Java, Java EE, Web 2.0, mobile, portal and service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications for distributed platforms and IBM Bluemix. Both expert and novice developers can increase productivity and efficiency by using its many integrated capabilities for easier development, testing, analysis and delivery of applications.
Rational Application Developer for WebSphere:
- Accelerates development and maintenance of web and mobile application front ends with tools for established, as well as new and emerging programming models and technologies.
- Speeds the development of back end services and applications with productivity tools supporting the latest Java, Java EE and SOA programming models.
- Is optimized for IBM middleware, including the lightweight Liberty Profile, the full WebSphere Application Server profile, the IBM WebSphere Portal Server and the IBM Bluemix cloud development platform.
- Includes advanced test and analysis tools to help you achieve higher initial code quality while accelerating application development, testing, deployment and management.
- Provides flexible deployment options and rich integrations with Rational Collaborative Application Lifecycle Management and IBM DevOps Services solutions to help raise productivity and improve quality outcomes at both team and individual practitioner levels.
Accelerates development and maintenance of web and mobile applications
- Enables rapid multiplatform back-end application and service development using Java, JEE, OSGi, SCA, Node.js, and other technologies
- Includes productivity tools such as Rich Page Editor and integrated browser-based mobile device simulator.
Speeds the development of services and Java applications
- 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
- Assemble and connect reusable service components with Open SCA architecture and or “service mapper” tools.
- Build a modular architecture for a dynamic bundle-based system using OSGi framework.
Optimized for IBM middleware
- Optimized deployment tools for Liberty and full WebSphere Application Server.
- Ready for use with the IBM BlueMix cloud development environment and IBM DevOps Services
- Consolidate applications and content complete with search, personalization and security capabilities using WebSphere Portal Server. Includes updated server and profiling tools for Java 7 and for multiple versions of WebSphere Application Server.
- Choose from multiple, complete versions of WebSphere Application Server for your local testing use.
- Use provided wizards for identifying and migrating projects created in earlier releases.
Advanced test and analysis tools
- Dynamic analysis: provides both sampling-based and trace-based profiling capabilities to identify performance trouble spots and then analyze them in detail to identify corrective actions.
- Code coverage analysis: provides detailed information about program execution paths and coverage metrics, to help ensure desired levels of test coverage. Leverages integration with Rational Team Concert to set code delivery policy gates based on coverage levels.
- Static analysis: includes over 500 predefined rules for coding guidelines and best practices, as well as quick-fix suggestions and an extensibility interface for customizing or creating your own rules. Provides numerous basic and advanced code metrics
Flexible deployment options and rich integrations with Rational Collaborative Application Lifecycle Management solution
- Install only the features you need using fine-grained installation controls for creating a smaller, more responsive IDE tailored to your needs.
- Develop and test in a virtualized environment with IBM Bluemix.
- Improve planning, collaboration, change management and more by integrating with IBM Rational Team Concert™, IBM DevOps Services, IBM Rational ClearCase®, Git, and other ALM and SCM solutions .
- Analyze and collaborate during debug sessions with Rational Team Concert integration ("park" the full state of a debug session and pass the session to a colleague for further analysis).
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