Why develop with Informix
IBM® Informix® is a low-administration, easy-to-use, and embeddable database that programmers love to use. It supports a wide variety of development platforms, such as Java, .NET, PHP, and Web services, enabling developers to build database applications in their language of choice. Informix is designed to handle RDBMS data and XML out of the box, and can easily be extended to handle new data sets.
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- Informix Genero
Accelerating a new generation of mobile and cloud-based applications.
Learn how Informix integrates tightly with .NET and Visual Studio to speed application development.
Learn more about using PHP with Informix, including information about the latest PDO drivers and other resources.
- Ruby on Rails
Reduce your code and accelerate your development with Informix and Ruby on Rails.
- Data Studio
Find out about this no-cost development tool for application DBAs who work with SQL, XML, Java and Web Services.
Rational Business Developer Extension provides developers of any background a powerful programming paradigm for Web and SOA application for COBOL and Java Runtimes.
- Informix ESQL/C
An SQL API for embedding Structured Query Language (SQL) statements directly into a C program.
- Informix ESQL/COBOL
An SQL API for embedding SQL statements directly into COBOL code.
- Informix JDBC
A Java database connectivity (JDBC) driver -- the JavaSoft specification of a standard API that allows Java programs to access database management systems.
- Informix Client Software Development Kit (CSDK)
A single package of several application programming interfaces (APIs) for rapid, cost-effective development of solutions for IBM Informix databases.
- Informix SQL (I-SQL)
A database application development system that provides the speed, power and security required by large or small database applications.
- OpenAdmin tool for Informix
A PHP-based, Web browser administration tool for managing one or more Informix databases from a single location.
- Other Informix tools