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Rational Application Developer V7 Programming Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 26 December 2007, updated 27 March 2008

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ISBN-10: 0738486671
ISBN-13: 9780738486673
IBM Form #: SG24-7501-00

Authors: Ueli Wahli, Henry Cui, Craig Fleming, Maan Mehta, Marco Rohr, Pinar Ugurlu, Patrick Gan, Celso Gonzalez, Daniel M. Farrell and Andreas Heerdegen

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    IBM® Rational® Application Developer for WebSphere® Software V7.0 (for short, Rational Application Developer) is the full function Eclipse 3.2 based development platform for developing Java™ 2 Platform Standard Edition (J2SE™ ) and Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition (J2EE™ ) applications with a focus on applications to be deployed to IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM WebSphere Portal. Rational Application Developer provides integrated development tools for all development roles, including Web developers, Java developers, business analysts, architects, and enterprise programmers.

    Rational Application Developer is part of the IBM Rational Software Delivery Platform (SDP), which contains products in four life cycle categories:

    - Architecture management, which includes integrated development environments (Application Developer is here)

    - Change and release management

    - Process and portfolio management

    - Quality management

    This IBM Redbooks® publication is a programming guide that highlights the features and tooling included with Rational Application Developer V7.0. Many of the chapters provide working examples that demonstrate how to use the tooling to develop applications, as well as achieve the benefits of visual and rapid application development. This publication is an update of Rational Application Developer V6 Programming Guide, SG24-6449.

    This book consists of six parts:

    - Introduction to Rational Application Developer

    - Develop applications

    - Test and debug applications

    - Deploy and profile applications

    - Team development

    - Appendixes

    Table of Contents

    Part 1. Introduction to Rational Application Developer

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. Programming technologies

    Chapter 3. Workbench setup and preferences

    Chapter 4. Perspectives, views, and editors

    Chapter 5. Projects

    Part 2. Develop applications

    Chapter 6. RUP and UML

    Chapter 7. Develop Java applications

    Chapter 8. Accelerate development using patterns

    Chapter 9. Develop Database Applications

    Chapter 10. Develop GUI applications

    Chapter 11. Develop XML applications

    Chapter 12. Develop Web applications using JSPs and servlets

    Chapter 13. Develop Web applications using Struts

    Chapter 14. Develop Web applications using JSF and SDO

    Chapter 15. Develop applications using EGL

    Chapter 16. Develop Web applications using EJBs

    Chapter 17. Develop J2EE application clients

    Chapter 18. Develop Web services applications

    Chapter 19. Develop portal applications

    Part 3. Test and debug applications

    Chapter 20. Servers and server configuration

    Chapter 21. Test using JUnit

    Chapter 22. Debug local and remote applications

    Part 4. Deploy and profile applications

    Chapter 23. Build applications with Ant

    Chapter 24. Deploy enterprise applications

    Chapter 25. Profile applications

    Part 5. Team development

    Chapter 26. ClearCase integration

    Chapter 27. CVS integration

    Appendix A. Product installation

    Appendix B. Additional material


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