IBM RAD (Rational Application Developer)

Recommended Duration:
2 Days
RAD 7.5. Complete coverage of the Visual Editor GUI for Applet or GUI Application creation will add a full day to the course (3 days).
Participants will learn how to code Java using the IBM Eclipse toolset provided by IBM's RAD tool.
Experienced Java developers needing to use IBM RAD; and WSAD or VisualAge for Java developers who need to migrate to IBM RAD.
Students must have programming experience or training. Prior limited experience with or training in Java is assumed. Knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts is required.
There are eight hands-on exercises and four optional exercises.
Major Topics
  • Eclipse 3.4
  • Projects and components
  • Upgraded standards support
  • Workbench features and shortcuts
  • Web Tools and Diagramming
  • HTML Page and CSS Designers
  • Struts
  • JSF (JavaServer Faces)
  • Java Perspective and Editor
  • Data Perspective and Wizards
  • Database connections: DB2, Oracle, Cloudscape, or MS SQL Server
  • XML Perspective, Editor, Deployment, schema generation
  • Data Source Explorer
  • Data Project Explorer
  • MVC Application Creation
  • Teams and CVS
  • Local history
  • Local and Distributed Debugging
  • Code Refactoring
  • Java Beans and POJOs
  • Applications
  • Servlets and JSPs
  • JSP Custom Tags
  • J2EE Perspective and EJBs
  • Visual Editor
  • Web Service Wizards
  • J2C Operation and Data Adaptors
  • UML Class/Sequence Diagrammer
  • Annotations View
  • Web 2.0 and AJAX using Dojo
  • Java Persistence API (JPA) Wizards and Views
  • WebSphere Application Server
  • Migration from RAD 6.0 or WSAD