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Industry standard issue tracker for Rational Developer

Rational Developer (for i, z) is a great tool, and like all similar applications, RDi continually has a host of minor defects and possible enhancements.Opening an APAR with IBM for this sort of thing is overly complex and an antiquated sort of use...

REST API feature to search documents using watson assistant which is not available yet RAM

We are looking for REST APIs for RAM search that can be invoked via URL.and can be integrated with watson assistant.

Allow remote source when debugging in RDi

Provide the ability for a system definition in RDi to reference another system for source code.A possible implementation would be to associate a debug configuration with a system definition.

RDi - add proc interfaces to editor's filter view

Add proc interfaces to available filter views in the editor. Currently, the filter views are date, code, comments, control, procs, etc. When procs are chosen the dcl-proc and end-proc statements in RPGLE are shown. Add a view for proc interfaces t...

Add text formatting capability (eg. font sizing, bolding, highlighting) to the editor.

Add to code readability and code comments for documentation purposes and emphasize important lines or blocks of code.

Please change the icon for Rational Developer for i (RDi)

Please change the icon for Rational Developer for i (RDi). The current one is horrible and looks like a fuzzy dark meaningless spot. When this icon was originally changed about 2 years ago I called support thinking there was a problem with my in...

In PL/I MPO to Java converter in J2C Add the ability to use bit values other than multiples of 8

During a POC, IBM Germany is attempting to use the PL/I MPO to Java tooling in J2C packaged with IDz but supplied by RAD.The include file has bit fields that are currently not supported.This request is to add support for bit fields other than in m...
about 2 months ago in Rational Analysis, Design & Construction / Application Developer 0 Under review

Creating a new Faces project should include the HCL portlet bridge

After updating portal to CF18 from HCL, faces portlets do not build. HCL (apparently) provided a new portlet bridge jar file which RAD cannot see. The portal runs the portlets just fine but the portlets do not build in RAD.

Support the Workspace path

The Path Variables in the linked Ressources has currently no effect.
10 months ago in Rational Analysis, Design & Construction / Application Developer 0 Future consideration

Data structure constant dimension used with SQL statements

Allow constants to be used for dimension size on data structures that are used in SQL queries. It currently works fine if it's not used with SQL statements.
almost 2 years ago in Rational Analysis, Design & Construction / Application Developer 1 Future consideration