Creating and Sharing Work Item Queries in Rational Team Concert

Creating and Sharing Work Item Queries in Rational Team Concert

Rational Team Concert uses work items as the “glue” to bind various artifacts together. It links source code change sets...

Anti-pattern: Using the IBM Rational Jazz Tools in Place of a Help Desk Suite

Anti-pattern: Using the IBM Rational Jazz Tools in Place of a Help Desk Suite

A common anti-pattern for the Jazz tools (RTC, RQM, and DNG) is using them in place of a true help...

How to Install IBM DevOps tools with IBM Packaging Utility and Installation Manager

How to Install IBM DevOps tools with IBM Packaging Utility and Installation Manager

IBM has an extensive catalog of desktop products, especially for application and database development. Some of those tools offer features...

Unpacking IBM Software from Passport Advantage the easy way

Unpacking IBM Software from Passport Advantage the easy way

Some of the IBM software can include multiple multi-gigabyte files, all of which are required for installation. IBM Rational Application...

Using JUnit to unit test IBM Rational HATS applications

Using JUnit to unit test IBM Rational HATS applications

Why unit testing? Any developer worth their salt, uses unit tests to validate that their code satisfies the task or...

Making IBM Rational HATS A Strategic Investment

Making IBM Rational HATS A Strategic Investment

Here is another presentation we did a the IBM Innovate conference in June 2014. Using HATS to create web services...

IBM Innovate 2014: How to become a Rational Developer for IBM i Power User

IBM Innovate 2014: How to become a Rational Developer for IBM i Power User

Moving from SEU/PDM to Rational Developer for i? This month we presented at the annual IBM Innovate Conference in Orlando...

Using rectangle selection style in Rational Developer for System z

Using rectangle selection style in Rational Developer for System z

I came across this almost by accident when teaching RDz to a customer recently. He wanted to know if RDz...

Innovate 2013: Software Archaeology on the Mainframe with IBM Rational Tools

Innovate 2013: Software Archaeology on the Mainframe with IBM Rational Tools

Another posting of ours from this past year’s IBM Innovate Conference, and mentioned on the Mainframe Insights blog. Software Archaeology with...

New JES features in Rational Developer for System z 9.0.1

New JES features in Rational Developer for System z 9.0.1

Job Entry System The JES now shows the return code of completed jobs. This saves you significant time in tracking...

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