Create, maintain and modernize applications on IBM i

Rational Developer for i
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IBM® Rational® Developer for i is an integrated development environment (IDE) built on the Eclipse platform. Designed for creating and maintaining applications on IBM i systems, it resides on the developer’s desktop, supporting development in both host-connected and disconnected modes.

The three editions of IBM Rational Developer for i represent the evolutions of products previously marketed under the following names: IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software RPG and COBOL Tools for i, IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software Power Tools for i, and IBM Rational Developer for i for SOA Construction.

Rational Developer for i helps derive more value from software development resources.

Increased developer productivity

Increased business agility

Increased team efficiency

Flexible packaging

All three editions of Rational Developer for i include tools to support C, C++, CL, DDS, and SQL development on IBM i:

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May 2014 Update: RDi version 9.1 enriches tooling support for free-form RPG, enables the Outline view to be filtered by object description, introduces a new code coverage analysis capability for IBM i compiled languages. It supports Power 8 architecture and IBM i 7.2, and introduces support for Windows 8.1 on the developer desktop. In addition, license activation kits for Authorized User licenses are now included as part of the product downloadable images. The underlying Eclipse version remains at 4.2.2.

The product name IBM(R) Rational(R) Developer for i(R) was introduced at v9.0. The product packaging under this name includes three product Editions. The various editions were were formerly marketed under these names:


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