Step 1 – Visit the IBM i Rational Developer website

Visit the IBM i Rational Developer Shop

It’s only a short stroll down to IBM's own version of Diagon alley to the IBM DOWNLOAD SHOP.

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I have no idea if this TRIAL download will work with my existing RDi license so lets try it out.


Rational Developer for i Download

IBM® Rational® Developer for i provides an integrated development environment (IDE) to create, maintain and modernize applications on the IBM i platform. It integrates developer tools such as search, edit, build and analysis, refactoring capabilities and debuggers with the widely used Eclipse framework for faster, easier application development and modernization. It resides on the developer’s desktop, supporting development in both host-connected and disconnected modes.

This product has all features enabled. Download the product for an evaluation period of 120 days. The simplest method to install the product at the latest fixpack level is to use the web install method. Alternatively, you can download the product zip images. For more options on how to install the product on multiple developer machines, see this technote

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How to fully activate the product

After evaluation, fully activating the product is a simple process of installing a license activation kit that you download from IBM after you purchase the product. You will not have to uninstall or reinstall the product. Please note that there is optional packaged software, which will be available for official download after purchase.


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