IBM Rational Application Developer V8.5.1 Includes New Enhancements Aligned with IBM Worklight V5.5

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Rational Application Developer is an award-winning development environment, optimized for WebSphere Application Server V8.5 and the new Liberty Profile (a simplified lightweight run time for web and OSGi applications), WebSphere Portal, and IBM Workload Deployer. It can help improve the productivity of your development team, from novice developers just getting up to speed, to experienced senior professionals.


Your IT business demands agility, scalability, and efficiency that can be delivered through robust software and services. The backbone of your organization that delivers this software is the development team that needs to be enabled with the best-of-breed capabilities and tools to focus on delivering high-quality, innovative solutions on time and on budget.


Rational Application Developer helps accelerate the development of applications that leverage the latest programming models and styles such as Java EE 6, SOA, OSGi, Cloud, Web 2.0, Mobile Web, Portal, SCA, and Modern Batch. It includes tight integration with application server test environments to test, debug, fix, analyze, and maintain applications in an environment that mimics your production systems.


Rational Application Developer also includes integration with additional Rational products, such as Rational Team Concert™ , a platform for developers to become better connected with each other, project stakeholders, and the entire software lifecycle.


Rational® Application Developer V8.5.1 adds the following enhancements for alignment with Worklight V5.5:

  • Support for JQuery
  • Improved integration with Worklight Studio
  • Improved support for Apache Maven
  • New support for Java™ EE Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI)


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