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Enhance New Web Project wizards to allow folder location outside of workspace
Our team uses RAD for Java/WebSphere application development. In RAD 8.5 and 9.0, we need to use the New Web Project wizard to create web application projects. This wizard lacks the ability to select a project location. We store projects outsid...
There is currently no commercial quality JSF component library available which is supported for use in RAD. Since JWL was deprecated by IBM, we developed our web applications using RichFaces. RichFaces has a pretty decent visual appearance but b...
RAD and DevOps: ANt Tasks to export partial EAR/WAR/EBA etc.
With RAD or the Build Utility we can export a full EAR/WAR/EBA etc.If we use the RAD Ant tasks as the way to create the artifacts to use in a DevOps scenario with IBM UrbanCode Deploy, it would be useful to be able to build a jar file that contain...
WADL is a standard used to describe RESTful services.Typically, when interacting with a RESTful service, the client application needs to parse the emitted JSON or XML and reconstruct some Java objects to represent that data.The information require...
Merge Page Designer and Rich Page Editor into Page Editor
I use Rational Application Developer v9 with the Page Designer and the Rich Page Editor and I especially use the "Code an Action"/Quick Edit button to get a quick snippet of my code. I find it tiring to have to switch between the Page Editor and t...
When creating EJB client JAR file in RAD 8.5, depending on the steps taken, the location of the jar is either root of the EAR or the EAR lib directory.This becomes confudsing to the developers.This is also affecting our common build script we are ...
Report variable name from Symbol Table in Purify Report
Comment to Customizing Purify intrumentation and reporting by Madhu (986729997 asked if a purify report for MLK be:MLK: 340 bytes leaked at 0x932423, the variable: loginInstead of:MLK: 340 bytes leaked at 0x932423It is assumed that Purify has acce...
Search wizard should have 'Consider derived resources' activated by default.
The default behaviour of the search wizard should be to find ALL occurrences of a file including 'derived' versions. The 'consider derived resources' checkbox could be relegated to a 'twisty' in the wizard which allows various filter criteria to b...
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