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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Possibility to create IFS objects filters

Because many sources for IBM objects e.g programs, commands can be stored in IFS directories, it would be good to have possibility to define IFS directories and files filters like ones available for objects.
7 days ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 0 Submitted

Usage of Enumeration in "Outline"-View

When we declare fields, files, enumerations etc. we can see them in our Outline-view and click on them to jump to their declaration in the code.With normal fields, files etc. we also get the references which indicate in which line they are used an...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Show tables and columns used in embedded SQL statements in structure view

The structure view displays in an extremely complete way all the uses of files, formats and zones by the native instructions (dcl-f, read, update ...). On the other hand, all the files and zones used by static SQL statements do not appear, which ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Code Coverage Consolidation with multiple cczip files on same object not working in RDi9.8

In RDi 9.8, When executing multiple test cases on different procedures in a module or on a program, different cczip files are created. We use below approach to consolidate them and generate the final code coverage. However, it doesn't consolidate ...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Improve the Reconnect process for RDi

When working remotely for the past 2 years I connect to our corporate network via VPN prior to opening RDi. Everything works fine in RDi until my VPN connection drops. At this point RDi still shows as connected. When I reconnect the VPN and try to...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Let RDi correctly retrieve compile results when compiling two objects with the same same at the same time

The problem is, that the "Error List" view is not correctly loaded, when two objects of the same name but different types are compiled at once. In that case only the compile result of the second compile is displayed. The first idea is to change RD...
7 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

Add Compare/Merge API that ignores source sequence/dates

Probably the single most requested RDi function that customers ask for is the ability to do compare/merge of source members without impacting existing source sequence/dates - we cannot provide this ability without help from Eclipse/IBM, to either ...
7 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Allow RDi to use saved ACS configuration.

RDi includes Access Client Solutions (ACS), but it doesn't allow you to use a saved configuration (e.g. 5250 .HOD file). This limits the usefulness of this tool
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Add .ignore file to i Project

Add a .ignore file (similar to the Git .gitignore file or the svn:ignore property) so that the developer can specify files or members that must be ignored by the Remote Reconciler. That would be very useful if a developer stores multiple i Project...
8 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Bring back and improve Snippets in RDi

The Snippets view has been removed from RDi since version 9.8. Also the export, export for automatic distribution and import of Snippets was removed. Please bring back Snippets and improve them by adding "light scripting" or at least conditional c...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration