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IBM i

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Incorporate a keep alive feature for use in VPN environments.

The RDi would send an active ping to the connected host systems even when resources are not being synced between the client and the host. The keep alive (ping) would occur every 20 seconds. The reason for this is because statefull firewalls have a...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Display Data Queue View in RDi

I would like to see a view in RDi to display a data queue.This could be a Show in Table action on a Data Queue object in the Object Subsystem.It does not have to be editable. View-only is fine Use Case: I have lots of data queues in my set of prog...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Search for a string in a spool file

I would like to beable to search for a text string in a spool file. Use Case: When I compile a program I have to goto the green screen to check the error in the program listing. Would like to be able to check for error without going to the green s...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Please expand content assist for SQLRPGLE programs

I use content assist to help develop SQLRPGLE programs with embedded SQL. I think it would helpful if the content assist was expanded. Most notably the SQL FETCH statement only presents a generic option. It would be helpful if there was a way to s...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

IBM i Search with multiple criteria

Under this menu path, Search - IBM i, it would be very helpful to include an option to add multiple search strings. Use Case: I need to search for a program where I referenced the DDR file and also used an HSSF service program. We might use the DD...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

RPG comment *

RPG comments with * in position 7 are not being filtered view code. When you do filter view comment they show and when you do filter view code they show. When prompting on a comment line the line type is clearly identified as: Line type:Comment. U...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Cursor Progression in FIND dialog is Different

RDP 9.1.The cursor progression in the "Find/Replace" dialog has changed from previous releases. After entering a search value, the <Tab> key moves focus to the first checkbox option ("Case sensitive") rather than to the "Next" button. (So, n...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Auto Generate Procedures

Today in Eclipse when coding Java applications you can type a call to a method without the method existing. When eclipse sees that the method does not exist it gives an auto correct option to create the method based on the parameters passed in the...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Future consideration

ILE RPG New Procedure Wizard Preferences

New procedure wizard creates creates its declarations in all upper case. It would be nice if the ILE RPG preferences page had an option to control the case to be used in the same way that Control Blocks do. Use Case: Currently the wizard creates t...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

LPEX RPG Filter view code does not remove all comments

Using IBM Rational Developer for i Version 9.0.1, editing or view RPGLE code. "Filter view -> Comments" works correctly, showing only comments, but "Filter view -> Code" retains many comments, especially those with 'C' or 'c' in column six. ...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect