Rational Application Developer version 7.5 Best Practices

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This article answers some of the commonly asked questions related to IBM® Rational® Application Developer version 7.5 and provides best practice recommendations on a number of different topics.


* Updated - See Change History.

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Common Best Practices


JAR included in lib under EAR project root (click to expand)
Migrate EJB 2.x to EJB 3.0 (click to expand)
How to migrate "some" projects (click to expand)
Removing the .compatibility file (click to expand)
Validating migration (click to expand)
Version control and migration (click to expand)
Restarting a failed migration (click to expand)
Migration and start-up performance (click to expand)


Incremental validation (click to expand)

J2EE Best Practices

Deployment Descriptor Editors:

Create JAX-WS Deployment Descriptor (click to expand)
Define security roles using EJB 3 DD (click to expand)
Define security roles using EAR DD (click to expand)
Binding and Extension descriptors (click to expand)
EJB Security Identity (click to expand)

Related information

Rational Application Developer v7.0.x.x Best Practices
Rational Application Developer v5.x/6.x Best Practices

Document information

More support for:

Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software

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Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

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