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IBM Rational Alternatives & Competitors

(23)3.1 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software? Tons of people want Java Integrated Development Environments (IDE) . IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse, Visual Studio, and NetBeans are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software.

Top Alternatives to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software

  • IntelliJ IDEA
  • Eclipse
  • Visual Studio
  • NetBeans
  • Xcode

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software

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  1. IntelliJ IDEA

    (1,663)4.6 out of 5

    IntelliJ IDEA includes an amazing set of tools which work out-of-the-box: support for Maven, Gradle and STS; integration with Git, SVN, Mercurial; built-in Database Tools; and many more.

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  2. IntelliJ IDEA includes an amazing set of tools which work out-of-the-box: support for Maven, Gradle and STS; integration with Git, SVN, Mercurial; built-in Database Tools; and many more.

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    Rajnesh K.
    RK
    1. First of all I like the rich user interface. 2. It has cognitive design. 3. Inbuilt compilation is there. 4. Code auto completion. 5. Auto save code. 6. Free to use its community version. 7....Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, IntelliJ IDEA is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    #2
    #2
  3. Eclipse

    (2,187)4.2 out of 5

    Eclipse is famous for our Java Integrated Development Environment (IDE), but our C/C++ IDE and PHP IDE are pretty cool too. You can easily combine language support and other features into any of our default packages, and the Eclipse Marketplace allows for virtually unlimited customization and extension.

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  4. Eclipse is famous for our Java Integrated Development Environment (IDE), but our C/C++ IDE and PHP IDE are pretty cool too. You can easily combine language support and other features into any of our default packages, and the Eclipse Marketplace allows for virtually unlimited customization and extension.

    Categories in common with IBM Rational:

    CC
    free off cost to use and develop software

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, Eclipse is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
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    #3
  5. Visual Studio

    (2,585)4.4 out of 5

    Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for developing console and graphical user interface applications along with Windows Forms or WPF applications, web sites, web applications, and web services.

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  6. Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for developing console and graphical user interface applications along with Windows Forms or WPF applications, web sites, web applications, and web services.

    Categories in common with IBM Rational:

    Rajnesh K.
    RK
    1. Cross platform. 2. Code auto completion feature is good. 3. Cognitive and rich user interface. 4. Variety of themes available. 5. Best for all languages to code.

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, Visual Studio is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    #4
    #4
  7. NetBeans

    (620)4.1 out of 5

    NetBeans IDE. The Smarter and Faster Way to Code. Quickly and easily develop desktop, mobile and web applications with Java, PHP, C/C++ and more. NetBeans IDE is FREE, open source, and has a worldwide community of users and developers.

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  8. NetBeans IDE. The Smarter and Faster Way to Code. Quickly and easily develop desktop, mobile and web applications with Java, PHP, C/C++ and more. NetBeans IDE is FREE, open source, and has a worldwide community of users and developers.

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    mani g.
    MG
    It's easy to use to develop the java application. its great built in application and web server glassfish and you can also integrate another server. it has great debugging tool you can easily...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, NetBeans is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    #5
    #5
  9. Xcode

    (772)4.1 out of 5

    Xcode 6 introduces a radically new way to design and build software. Swift is an innovative new programming language for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch and, when combined with Xcode tools, makes programming a delightfully live experience. Live rendering within Interface Builder displays your hand-written UI code within the design canvas, instantly reflecting changes you type in code.

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  10. Xcode 6 introduces a radically new way to design and build software. Swift is an innovative new programming language for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch and, when combined with Xcode tools, makes programming a delightfully live experience. Live rendering within Interface Builder displays your hand-written UI code within the design canvas, instantly reflecting changes you type in code.

    Categories in common with IBM Rational:

    UI
    The logging mechanism. Easy to find logs in this.

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, Xcode is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
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    #6
  11. Oracle JDeveloper

    (119)4.0 out of 5

    Oracle JDeveloper is a free integrated development environment that simplifies the development of Java-based SOA and Java EE applications. JDeveloper offers complete end-to-end development to Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Fusion Applications with support for the full development life cycle.

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  12. Oracle JDeveloper is a free integrated development environment that simplifies the development of Java-based SOA and Java EE applications. JDeveloper offers complete end-to-end development to Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Fusion Applications with support for the full development life cycle.

    Categories in common with IBM Rational:

    Saman Z.
    SZ
    Oracle JDeveloper is very easy to handle The best point is that it is beneficial for making robust applications It is very fast It has a very good UI It supports java and SOA as well It is...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, Oracle JDeveloper is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
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    #7
  13. BlueJ

    (114)3.9 out of 5

    BlueJ is a development environment that allows you to develop Java programs quickly and easily. Its main features are that it is: Simple, designed for teaching, interactive, portable, mature and innovative.

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  14. BlueJ is a development environment that allows you to develop Java programs quickly and easily. Its main features are that it is: Simple, designed for teaching, interactive, portable, mature and innovative.

    Categories in common with IBM Rational:

    Kumar S.
    KS
    BlueJ is a great IDE which helps students or new coders to integrate their work together and it supports Java applets and can support multiple combinations.

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, BlueJ is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
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    #8
  15. Selenium IDE

    (99)4.1 out of 5

    Selenium IDE is an integrated development environment for Selenium scripts. It is implemented as a Firefox extension, and allows you to record, edit, and debug tests. Selenium IDE includes the entire Selenium Core, allowing you to easily and quickly record and play back tests in the actual environment that they will run in.

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  16. Selenium IDE is an integrated development environment for Selenium scripts. It is implemented as a Firefox extension, and allows you to record, edit, and debug tests. Selenium IDE includes the entire Selenium Core, allowing you to easily and quickly record and play back tests in the actual environment that they will run in.

    Categories in common with IBM Rational:

    Saikiran S.
    SS
    Recording the interactions with the web browser to create test cases. Assigning the values to any control using selenese commands. Converting test cases into programming language. Debugging and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, Selenium IDE is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
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  17. Eclipse Che

    (18)4.1 out of 5

    Next-Generation Eclipse IDE. Eclipse Che is a developer workspace server and cloud IDE.

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  18. Next-Generation Eclipse IDE. Eclipse Che is a developer workspace server and cloud IDE.

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    Kaleb-John L.
    KL
    Eclipse Che makes setup issues for developers a thing of the past. It really simplifies the setup process by removing the need for local environment configurations. It uses a very familiar Eclipse...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, Eclipse Che is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    #10
    #10
  19. Codenvy

    (59)4.2 out of 5

    Codenvy makes developer workspaces instant. Leverage pre-built environments that support nearly every language and stack. Run it behind your firewall, connected to your systems and projects to remove configuration maintenance from development. Deploy it to your own datacenter or any cloud. Codenvy is based on Eclipse Che, an open source project and is available on-premises as well as white label and SaaS. Codenvy supports Java, JS, PHP, Python, Android and more.

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  20. Codenvy makes developer workspaces instant. Leverage pre-built environments that support nearly every language and stack. Run it behind your firewall, connected to your systems and projects to remove configuration maintenance from development. Deploy it to your own datacenter or any cloud. Codenvy is based on Eclipse Che, an open source project and is available on-premises as well as white label and SaaS. Codenvy supports Java, JS, PHP, Python, Android and more.

    Categories in common with IBM Rational:

    AL
    I am a heavy user of the Cloud 9 IDE and a big fan of the complete cloud based coding environment. So, I was very excited to give Codenvy a whirl. I must say that I was not disappointed. I'm always...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, Codenvy is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
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    #11
  21. AWS Cloud9

    (54)4.4 out of 5

    AWS Cloud9 is a cloud-based integrated development environment (IDE) that lets you write, run, and debug your code with just a browser.

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  22. AWS Cloud9 is a cloud-based integrated development environment (IDE) that lets you write, run, and debug your code with just a browser.

    Categories in common with IBM Rational:

    Aasim P.
    AP
    Mostly I like there on demand instances and storage services.

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, AWS Cloud9 is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
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    #12
  23. MyEclipse

    (21)4.3 out of 5

    MyEclipse is a robust suite of tools for Java EE, Web, and Mobile development. Comprehensive support for WebSphere, Spring, and dozens of other technologies thoroughly equip your enterprise for all types of cloud_-application development _- an incredible value, for all popular stacks.

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  24. MyEclipse is a robust suite of tools for Java EE, Web, and Mobile development. Comprehensive support for WebSphere, Spring, and dozens of other technologies thoroughly equip your enterprise for all types of cloud_-application development _- an incredible value, for all popular stacks.

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    PS
    This is one of the best and optimizable Java EE Development tool, help you create and view DB. We can also test the application on multiple servers

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, MyEclipse is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    #13
    #13
  25. Codeanywhere

    (15)3.6 out of 5

    Codeanywhere allows its users to share their files, folders, or entire development environments to collaborate with each other in real time.

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  26. Codeanywhere allows its users to share their files, folders, or entire development environments to collaborate with each other in real time.

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    UC
    Gitlab is great for its complete control it gives the users over the project, Can easly follow up assignments, Can have members across

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, Codeanywhere is:

    More usable
    #14
    #14
  27. Amazon Corretto

    (15)4.8 out of 5

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    Doolitha S.
    DS
    What I like best is because its free to use. That alone is sufficient to be in love with this JDK. Easy to use and has a lot more features and perfectly works with IntelliJ.

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, Amazon Corretto is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Better at support
    #15
    #15
  29. JCreator

    (14)4.1 out of 5

    JCreator is the development tool for every programmer that likes to do what he does best: programming. It is faster, more efficient and more reliable than other Java IDE's. Therefore it is the perfect tool for programmers of every level, from learning programmer to Java-specialist.

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  30. JCreator is the development tool for every programmer that likes to do what he does best: programming. It is faster, more efficient and more reliable than other Java IDE's. Therefore it is the perfect tool for programmers of every level, from learning programmer to Java-specialist.

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    Naomi O.
    NO
    That is highlights the areas where the coding is incorrect and suggests possible solutions

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, JCreator is:

    More usable
    Better at support
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    #16
  31. UEStudio

    (7)4.6 out of 5

    UEStudio is an editor built upon the powerful features of the popular text editor UltraEdit. UEStudio delivers additional features for teams and developers, things like intelligent code completion, project management, and deep Git integration.

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  32. UEStudio is an editor built upon the powerful features of the popular text editor UltraEdit. UEStudio delivers additional features for teams and developers, things like intelligent code completion, project management, and deep Git integration.

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    SC
    UEStudio is wonderful, it is capable of writing code in an innumerable number of languages. It has a user interface at the height of publishers such as Visual Studio Code, Brackets or Atom. I also...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, UEStudio is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    #17
    #17
  33. Codota

    (4)4.1 out of 5

    Codota is an AI-powered Java IDE.

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  34. Codota is an AI-powered Java IDE.

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    IH
    Can be used in the background when using some libraries/frameworks.
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    #18
  35. Intel System Studio IoT Edition

    (3)3.5 out of 5

    This Eclipse*-based IDE for developing in C++ or Java comes with the built-in capability to easily integrate sensors via the UPM and MRAA libraries. Get numerous templates and other tools to initiate projects.

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  36. This Eclipse*-based IDE for developing in C++ or Java comes with the built-in capability to easily integrate sensors via the UPM and MRAA libraries. Get numerous templates and other tools to initiate projects.

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    Raymel A.
    RA
    This is an IDE specially tailored for those x86 enthusiasts migrating to the development of microcontrollers applications. It is very easy to follow the step-by-step tutorials targeted for the a...Read more
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    #19
  37. LyciaStudio IDE

    (3)5.0 out of 5

    By integrating applications into well-known and powerful open-source technologies, Lycia takes the company's software investment to a new and evolutive path that will not only protect them from decomissioning, but provide a solid starting point for rich and sustainable evolution.

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  38. By integrating applications into well-known and powerful open-source technologies, Lycia takes the company's software investment to a new and evolutive path that will not only protect them from decomissioning, but provide a solid starting point for rich and sustainable evolution.

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    Ivan V.
    IV
    Lycia's versatility and easy of installation and configuration are among its best features. Since it used popular platforms as its base, using it is very easy and straightforward. If you know the...Read more
    #20
    #20
  39. Red Hat OpenJDK

    (3)4.3 out of 5

    The Red Hat build of OpenJDK is a free and open source implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE).

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  40. The Red Hat build of OpenJDK is a free and open source implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE).

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    SP
    Building and run images locally is the best part of which I like most. Also, we can deploy it easily. Functionality provided by Red Hat OpenJDK is awesome and no more outside add-on installation...Read more