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Rational Rhapsody family
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IBM® Rational® Rhapsody® family provides a collaborative design, development and test environment for systems engineers and software engineers.

Improve productivity of MBSE and Agile development

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The Rhapsody family provides tailored solutions for Systems Engineers and Software Developers.


System Engineering

System Engineering

Analize, execute and validate requirements to specify robust architectures faster

Real-time and embedded Software Development

Real-time and embedded Software Development

Be agile and automatically generate fully executable code while complying with safety standards

Product editions:

Rational Rhapsody Architect for Systems Engineers: Low cost system engineering environment for analyzing and elaborating requirements, making architecture trade offs with parametric evaluations, and documenting designs while automatically creating systems specifications, interface design documents and systems test cases using SysML, UML, AUTOSAR or UPDM (additional add on).
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Rational Rhapsody Architect for Software: Low cost integrated software engineering environment to graphically architect C++, C, Java and C# applications using UML or AUTOSAR, reuse existing code with reverse engineering, generate code frames (including MISRA-C and MISRA-C++) automatically synchronize design and code, generate design documentation and graphically specify test cases.
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Rational Rhapsody Design Manager: Enables cross discipline teams to collaborate, share, review and manage design information across the engineering development lifecycle.
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Rational Rhapsody Designer for Systems Engineers: Includes all the capabilities of Rhapsody Architect for Systems Engineers above plus provides the ability to prototype, simulate and execute designs for early validation of requirements, architecture and behavior.
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Rational Rhapsody Developer: Embedded and real-time agile software engineering environment with full application generation for C++, C, Java and Ada (including MISRA-C and MISRA-C++), rapid prototyping and simulation for design level debugging, automated build generation for continuous integration and support for safety critical software lifecycle, in addition to the capabilities of Rational Rhapsody Architect for Software.
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