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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 23, 2019

Bring Eclipse CHE 7.0 to IBM i

Eclipse Che as a zero-install development environment that runs in a browser, Eclipse Che makes it easy for someone to join your team and contribute to a project.

Use Case:

The goal is to have a developement environement which is based on the server.
This is helpful so not every developer has to install RDI or other client-based developer tools. PDM is one of those server-based developement tools.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Apr 18, 2020

    IBM has no plans on delivering this feature

  • Guest
    Feb 25, 2019

    Personally I don't think this is going to happen. For one IBM and Rational have made a huge investment in the current client based technology. It would be hard to justify replacing or even just adding support for something like Eclipse CHE. Also, we still have issues with RDi on it's own. I'd rather development teams focus their attention on making RDi better, vs just trying to move that into the browser. It's not that I don't think that it won't work, but really I just feel we have more important issues to work on.