This course introduces the learner to the IBM Rational Developer for System z (RDz) product describing the general tasks that can be performed using it, as well as its configuration and other features. A guide to RDz’s GUI interface is provided including details on connecting to resources on a host system.
Although designed for application development personnel preparing to use IBM Rational Developer for System z (RDz), this course is also an excellent introduction to IBM Rational Developer for System z for anyone needing to know the basics: from management to application testers.
Completion of the Introduction to the IBM Enterprise Environment and z/OS Concepts and Components courses.
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe how RDz is used
- Identify RDz components and features
- Describe the steps associated with implementing RDz
- Describe the purpose of RDz Workspaces and Projects
Introduction to Rational Developer for System z
What is IBM Rational Developer for System z (RDz)?
Programming languages and application environments supported
RDz screen layout
RDz host and client components
Templates and wizards
Source File Management
Execution, testing and debugging features
Getting started with Rational Developer for System z
Installing and starting RDz
RDz perspectives and views
Connecting to a remote system
Projects and subprojects
Working with Datasets and Jobs
Remote Systems View
Working with files, directories, and datasets
MVS file mapping
Issuing system commands
Viewing Jobs and JES SPOOL
Code creation wizards