Category Archives: Rational Team Concert

RTC V4.0 Enterprise Extensions Build Administration Workshop available on jazz.net!

My colleague, Jorge Díaz, and I have been hard at work the last several months preparing a workshop for System z build administrators to learn the concepts and steps involved in migrating and maintaining source control and build infrastructure using … Continue reading

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More RTC EE videos available on jazz.net

Back in August, I shared some New RTC EE 3.0.1 videos available on jazz.net. Since then, several additional videos have been published: Rational Team Concert: Enterprise Extensions dependency build overview Rational Team Concert: Enterprise Extensions 4.0 dependency build enhancements Rational Team … Continue reading

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Delivering your dependency build outputs back to the stream

Several months back I started on an effort to create an Ant task that would deliver outputs of a dependency build back into the SCM. I did a couple quick tests to make sure that the underlying support was there … Continue reading

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Pre-processing your promotion build

Suppose you want to run some checks on the build outputs you are going to promote, for example to ensure they were not compiled with the debug option on. You’ve written a custom REXX script that parses the generated promotionInfo.xml … Continue reading

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Migrating your mainframe application to Rational Team Concert for SCM and build

Your organization has successfully been using RTC for work items and planning, and you’re now ready to move your source control and build as well to take advantage of the full capabilities available to you and reap the benefits of … Continue reading

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New Enterprise Extensions blog to follow!

Two of the RTC-EE developers have started blogging! Check out their first post here on the great improvements made to the IBM i capability in RTC V4. I am especially excited about the Useful Links page they’ve included on their … Continue reading

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A simple build chaining example

Imagine the case where your mainframe application is not purely COBOL, but also leverages Java, web services, etc. In this scenario, you will not be able to build with dependency build alone. What can you do to coordinate the build … Continue reading

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