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what IDE goes with websphere?

Tony Smith
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For people who worked with websphere before in a company, is it more common to see people use IDE that came with websphere or something like eclipse?

What is the most common IDE came with websphere? WSAD? I found Rational Application Developer at IBM site is that related product?
arulk pillai
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RAD (Ratrional Application Developer) & RSA (Rational Software Architect) are the standard ones. Both are built on top of eclipse. I think WSAD has been superseded by RAD & RSA.
[ October 28, 2008: Message edited by: arulk pillai ]

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Jeanne Boyarsky
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Arulk is correct. RAD/RSA 6 was the next version of WSAD 5. IBM likes to rename things.

RAD/RSA 7.5 just came out so you'd want to use that if just getting started.


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Patrick Finnegan
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Also myEclipse with WAS plugin. Probably the best value for money if you don't IBM Process Server or Portal extensions.
 
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