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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 15, 2012

Automatic source verify

.NET and JAVA IDE's (including Eclipse) do automatic source verification with changes in the source. This feature enable the programmer to easily detect errors in the code as he/she types it.


Use Case:

Every day of a programmer using RPD. The user changes the source code and the IDE automatically shows errors related to the last changes.


Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    May 27, 2020

    This RFE has been re-evaluated.  Due to the relatively low number of votes, this RFE is now being declined.

  • Guest
    Sep 14, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Programming Languages
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

  • Guest
    Nov 26, 2012

    PLEASE allow it to be turned off. Can't have RDP locked up doing a verify that long...

  • Guest
    Nov 7, 2012

    This RFE will be under consideration for a future release. Status has been updated to Uncommitted Candidate.

  • Guest
    Oct 20, 2012

    Thank you for providing the additional information that we requested. This RFE is consistent with our strategy and product roadmap and IBM is continuing to evaluate.

  • Guest
    Oct 9, 2012

    First of all, thanks for your attention. I think that the line syntax check is good, but it will be really great if after any chance in the source, RDp automatically executes the source verification (I usually do it pressing Ctrl+Shift+V). This will reduce the time needed in correcting errors after a long programming session. Syntax checking is only that: a syntax check mechanism but it doesn't give any further details of the errors like missing fields definitions or undefined variables.

  • Guest
    Oct 9, 2012

    Just to clarify this request, could you please let us know what IBM i languages you are interested in for this support?
    Also the current support for ILE RPG is for the syntax check errors to be displayed after you have entered your code on a line and then move to the next line. Is this insufficient compared to seeing the errors as you type?

  • Guest
    Oct 2, 2012

    This RFE is consistent with our strategy and product roadmap and IBM is continuing to evaluate.