Web-based training for selected Rational products

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This education page contains links to retired, web based training courses for selected IBM Rational products and concepts.

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The courses linked to in this document were formerly available to users for a fee. They have since been relocated and are now available for your education at no charge. Click the course code to access the course material. The course opens in a separate tab or window depending on your browser.

Note: These courses might contain hyperlinks that have expired since the course was originally published. These links are not essential to the content of the course.



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Rational Application Developer


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
RD150 Essentials of IBM Rational Application Developer:  Getting Started 2 This course helps designers and developers get started using IBM Rational Application Developer. Students gain a hands-on experience with IBM Rational Application Developer as they are introduced to a number of features, supporting concepts, and integration with other tools. Students learn the basic skills needed to use Rational Application Developer for developing applications while also learning how to set up projects and basic UML editing techniques.

Originally published on 2/4/2005
RD155 Essentials of IBM Rational Application Developer: Team Development 2 This course discusses team development features of IBM Rational Application Developer. A comprehensive development solution shows how Rational tools provide a consistent, collaborative framework for today's complex software development activities. Good code documentation is also essential to efficient collaboration in teams. In this course, learn how to collect and easily publish the Javadoc content of your projects.

Originally published on 2/11/2005
RD160 Essentials of IBM Rational Application Developer: Develop J2EE Components 2 This course discusses the IBM Rational Application Developer features for developing J2EE applications. These features include the WebSphere Test Environment (WTE), application publishing, Web Services support, and EJB development capabilities. Using IBM Rational Application Developer, you can develop, assemble, and deploy component-based, platform-independent enterprise applications that take advantage of J2EE version 1.4 capabilities.

Originally published on 12/30/2005
RD165 Essentials of IBM Rational Application Developer: Introduction to SDO 2 This course discusses Service Data Object (SDO) technologies as they relate to connecting data sources with EJB and JSF components.

Originally published on 12/30/2005
RD170 Essentials of IBM Rational Application Developer: Presentation Layer 2 This course discusses the features in IBM Rational Application Developer that create the presentation layer components. These components include: Web portals and portlets, JavaServer Faces, and Struts framework.

Originally published on 5/26/2005
RD175 Essentials of IBM Rational Application Developer:  Static Code Analysis 2 This course discusses the features IBM Rational Application Developer provides for validating code with Code Review.

Originally published on 6/16/2005
RD180 Essentials of IBM Rational Application Developer: Component Testing 2 This course introduces component testing with IBM Rational Application Developer while describing the available component testing options and strategies for testing.

Originally published on 6/7/2005
RD185 Essentials of IBM Rational Application Developer: Runtime Analysis 2 This course discusses the features that IBM Rational Application Developer provides for Runtime Analysis.

Originally published on 6/15/2005




Rational Build Forge


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
RS185 Essentials of creating a project with IBM Rational Build Forge 7 In this introductory course, you'll learn how to create and configure a Build Forge project. You can find other sources of information related to IBM Rational Build Forge, as well as related courses on the Resources page of this course.

Originally published on 1/2/2008
RS186 Essentials of optimizing a project with IBM Rational Build Forge 4 The Essentials of optimizing a project with IBM Rational Build Forge course is for team members who will create, manage, optimize, and maintain automated software build processes, including configuration managers and build engineers.

Originally published on 4/29/2008




Rational ClearCase


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
RS101 Principles of Software Configuration Management with ClearCase UCM
2
This course introduces the software developer to the principles of  software configuration management, as well as to IBM Rational's software  configuration management solution: IBM Rational ClearCase UCM.

Originally published on 1/15/2005
RS125 Essentials of IBM Rational ClearCase for Developers
4
Essentials of IBM Rational ClearCase for Developers teaches  developers how to perform common day-to-day tasks in Rational ClearCase. It  focuses on teaching the concepts and skills developers need to successfully  manage source code change in their development environments.

Originally published on 6/12/2006
RS126 What Is New for ClearCase 7.1.2
2
After taking this course, you will know about the new features in IBM Rational ClearCase V7.1.2.
RS137 Essentials of IBM Rational ClearCase UCM for Developers
4
This course introduces the concepts of IBM Rational ClearCase Unified Change Management (UCM), a development best practice that integrates artifact and activity management. You will learn to use Rational ClearCase UCM and Rational ClearQuest to perform common, day-to-day software development tasks such as joining a project, checking out files from source control, checking in files to source control, and merging your work with the work of others.

Originally published on 5/7/2007
RS503 When Good VOBs Go Bad
2
When Good VOBs Go Bad is a web-based training course that provides an overview  of how to identify, prevent, and resolve VOB database problems. The course is  intended for IBM Rational ClearCase administrators. and includes case studies  for the student to use to practice diagnosing VOB problems and recommending  appropriate resolutions.

Originally published on 1/15/2005




Rational ClearQuest


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
RS105 Principles of Defect & Change Tracking with Rational ClearQuest 2 This course provides an introduction to defect and change request tracking, and instruction on how to use IBM Rational ClearQuest to manage this process. Students will learn to use IBM Rational ClearQuest to submit change requests, track change requests from submission to resolution, and generate charts and reports for change and defect tracking results. Students will leave this course with a working knowledge of the functions and tools provided by IBM Rational ClearQuest to manage defect and change tracking.

Originally published on 1/15/2005
RS120 Essentials of IBM Rational ClearQuest, v7.0 6 This course introduces students to using IBM Rational ClearQuest to track  change requests. It covers the basic concepts involved in change management and  how IBM Rational ClearQuest facilitates creating change records, controlling the  change management process, and communicating status to project stakeholders  using queries, reports, and charts.
RS121 What Is New for ClearQuest 7.1.2 1 After taking this course, you will know about the new features in IBM Rational ClearQuest V7.1.2.
RS590 Mastering IBM Rational ClearQuest Designer, v1.0 4 This course examines the IBM Rational ClearQuest Designer, a client/server administrative application used to create and modify schemas and create and upgrade user databases in IBM Rational ClearQuest. Through web-based interactions, guided simulations, self-checks, and five optional labs taken at the end of the training, you will learn how to use the IBM Rational ClearQuest Designer to:
  • Create, modify, and link fields
  • Define new states, actions, and state transitions
  • Apply IBM Rational ClearQuest packages and add new record type families
  • Automate various IBM Rational ClearQuest functions
  • administrate users and groups
RS595 Mastering Importing and Exporting IBM Rational ClearQuest Data 4 This course teaches experienced ClearQuest administrators how to use IBM Rational ClearQuest tools to import and export data.

Originally published on 1/15/2005




IBM Rational DOORS


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
QN213 IBM Rational DOORS Web Access, v1.4 1 IBM Rational DOORS Web Access v1.4 is a foundation level course designed to provide you with the necessary skills to access and edit Rational DOORS requirements data through the web. This course demonstrates how to review requirements, create and edit requirements, get different views of requirements data, use traceability, and direct requirements commentary.
QN216 Getting started with IBM Rational DOORS V9.2 3 IBM Rational DOORS (Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System) is a requirements management application. In this course, you learn how to get started using Rational DOORS to complete practical tasks. You practice developing skills using the New Family Car Project in the Training database.
QS225 Best Practices for Rational Change Management and DOORS Users, V9.3 4 In this course, you learn to use IBM Rational DOORS Change Management Integration to perform change management on your requirements in Rational DOORS. You begin by learning why you should use the integration and how it can be applied to the enterprise. Next, you learn the three basic modes of operation for the integration. You then learn the operations and procedures needed to manage each of these modes. Throughout the course, you have the opportunity to practice your new skills through interactive simulations.




Rational Focal Point


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
QG156 Introduction to IBM Rational Focal Point 4 In this course, you learn to use IBM Rational Focal Point. Topics include information structure, login procedures, available views, and methods of adding elements. In addition, you learn to display, edit, filter, and find elements.

Originally published on 12/27/2010




Rational Functional Tester


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
RT105 Principles of Test Automation for GUI Testing 2 This course provide instruction for using IBM Rational testing tools for GUI testing by showing you how to approach a test automation project and how to deal with the critical factors that can lead to project success.

Originally published on 1/15/2005
RT205 Essentials of IBM Rational Functional Tester, Java Scripting 5 This course provides basic instruction for getting started with test automation tools for use in testing Java and Web applications. Testers can build, enhance, and maintain scripts in a full-function Java IDE that integrates with the IBM Rational Software Development Platform products. Hands-on lab exercises are provided so that you can explore the power of using Functional Tester immediately. The IBM Rational Functional Tester application builds effective and resilient test scripts using Java code and ScriptAssure technology.

Originally published on 1/21/2005
RT800 Web Testing with IBM Rational Functional Tester 2 This course covers common problems encountered while using IBM Rational Functional Tester to test Web applications. It includes modules on 'Setting Up for Web Testing', 'Testing Table Data', 'Testing Dynamic HTML' and 'Using Regular Expressions'.

Originally published on 2/8/2005




Rational Insight


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
RP800 Managing Performance Using IBM Rational Insight, v1.0 2 This course provides an introduction to performance management using IBM Rational Insight. The course focuses mainly on working with the ready-to-use reports and dashboards that are included with Rational Insight. The course teaches basic skills to view Rational Insight reports and dashboards, and discusses how analyze the metrics provided to identify the source of a performance problem. The ready-to-use reports and dashboards in Insight enable organization to manage performance in alignment with the IBM Rational Performance Measurement Practice and the IBM Measured Capability Improvement Framework (MCIF).
RP801 Customizing Reports and Dashboards in IBM Rational Insight, v1.0 2 This course provides an introduction to customizing reports and dashboards in IBM Rational Insight v1.0. The course focuses mainly on working with the Rational Insight reporting data model, which contains data and metrics that support the IBM Performance Measurement Practice. It discusses how to identify reporting requirements, identify data needs, and design reports. Then, it teaches basic introductory skills to implement reports in Insight using the IBM Cognos Report Studio component.




Rational PurifyPlus


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
RD125 Essentials of Rational PurifyPlus 3 This course introduces IBM Rational PurifyPlus. Focus is on  runtime analysis and instruction on how to use IBM Rational PurifyPlus to identify hard-to-find runtime errors, performance bottlenecks, and untested code. The course also examines the use of IBM Rational PurifyPlus to automate and integrate runtime  analysis into daily development activities to ensure more reliable, scalable, and durable software products.

Originally published on 1/15/2005




Rational Quality Manager


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
RT220 Principles of Test Management with IBM Rational Quality Manager, v1.0 2 This course helps you understand the synchronization of business objectives, utilization of collaborative information, using adaptive and customizable test plan management, determining the most efficient test coverage patters, automating to accelerate test creation and execution, and running on-demand reports for instant project status.




Rational RequisitePro


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
RR101 Essentials of IBM Rational RequisiteWeb, v7.0 5 This course provides an overview of requirements management processes, and an introduction to creating and managing requirements using IBM Rational RequisiteWeb.
RR210 Essentials of IBM Rational RequisitePro v7.0 7 This course provides instruction for IBM Rational RequisitePro, Rational's tool for capturing and managing requirements for a project. Hands-on labs are used to enhance the concepts presented in the course. Students gain an understanding of RequisitePro project structure and use the tool to apply software development best practices as recommended in the Rational Unified Process. The computer labs guide students through building and adding data to a class project within the context of a controlled Requirements Management process.
RR215 Essentials of Using IBM Rational RequisitePro Baseline Manager 2 This course explains the use of IBM Rational RequisitePro Baseline Manager to:
  • Create a baseline
  • Compare baselines
  • Generate report
  • Create a new RequisitePro project from an existing baseline

Originally published on 1/15/2005




Rational Rhapsody


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
QQ211 IBM Rational Rhapsody Workspace and Model Organization 4 This course introduces you to the IBM Rational Rhapsody interface to show how you can navigate easily and efficiently. You will become familiar with the functionality of various windows, toolbars, and buttons so that you can use these tools to develop Rational Rhapsody projects. The model organization for a system and software development project described in this course enables sharing and reusability across teams, and enables your organization to model efficiently.

Originally published on 10/8/2009
QQ216 IBM Rational Rhapsody DiffMerge Tool 6 The IBM Rational Rhapsody DiffMerge tool supports team collaboration by showing how a Rational Rhapsody design has changed between revisions. The Rational Rhapsody DiffMerge tool then gives you the capability to merge changed units as needed. A Rational Rhapsody unit is any project or portion of a project that can be saved as a separate file.

Originally published on 1/12/2010




Rational Software Architect


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
RD205 Essentials of IBM Rational Software Architect: Getting Started 2 Essentials of IBM Rational Software Architect help designers and developers get  started with using IBM Rational Software Architect. Students gain a hands-on  experience with IBM Rational Software Architect as they are introduced to a  number of features, supporting concepts, and integration with other tools.  Students learn the basics of model templates and using the UML diagram types  that IBM Rational Software Architect supports.

Originally published on 3/4/2005
RD215 Essentials of IBM Rational Software Architect: Team Development 2 This course introduces team development with IBM Rational Software Architect,  including configuration management features and best practices.

Originally published on 3/14/2005
RD225 Essentials of IBM Rational Software Architect: Patterns and Transforms 2 This course introduces patterns and transformations in IBM Rational Software  Architect. When these features are used within a larger development team, they  help automate routine modeling and coding tasks.

Originally published on 3/22/2005
RD330 Essentials of IBM Rational Software Architect: Model Analysis-Code Review 2 This course introduces the automated code review features in IBM Rational  Software Architect.

Originally published on 4/21/2005
RD335 Essentials of IBM Rational Software Architect: Developing J2EE Components 2 This course discusses the features IBM Rational Software Architect provides  for developing J2EE applications. These features include the WebSphere Test  Environment (WTE), application publishing, Web Services support, and EJB  development capabilities.

Originally published on 12/30/2005
RD340 Essentials of IBM Rational Software Architect: Introduction to SDO 2 This course discusses Service Data Object (SDO) technologies as they relate  to connecting data sources with EJB and JSF components.

Originally published on 12/30/2005
RD345 Essentials of IBM Rational Software Architect: Presentation Layer 2 This course discusses the IBM Rational Software Architect features for creating presentation layer components.

Originally published on 5/23/2005
RD355 Essentials of IBM Rational Software Architect: Component Testing Features 2 This course introduces component testing with IBM Rational Software Architect  while describing the available component testing options and strategies for testing.

Originally published on 6/7/2005
RD360 Essentials of IBM Rational Software Architect: Runtime Analysis 2 This course discusses the features that IBM Rational Software Architect provides for Runtime Analysis.

Originally published on 6/13/2005
RD510 Applying the Enterprise Patterns in IBM Rational Software Architect 3 This course introduces the patterns in developerWorks's Enterprise Patterns asset, available for IBM Rational Software Architect. Enterprise Patterns is a set of well-known patterns for designing and implementing J2EE applications. In the course, students learn about the problems these patterns address, the solutions they provide, and about how the patterns are implemented and applied  in IBM Rational Software Architect. The course features tool-based demonstrations, quizzes, and hands-on lab exercises.

Originally published on 7/18/2006




Rational System Architect


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
QB134 Fundamentals of IBM Rational System Architect, V11.4 8 The Fundamentals of IBM Rational System Architect course provides an introduction to using IBM Rational System Architect. Working with a simple scenario, you learn about the Rational System Architect environment, including an overview of:
  • Supported methodologies and notations
  • Encyclopedia concepts
  • Drawing techniques
  • Model components
  • Reporting
QB166 Getting Started with IBM Rational System Architect, V11.3 4 The Getting Started with IBM Rational System Architect e-Learning course teaches you how to use Rational System Architect to build and edit architectural diagrams, such as Business Process, Functional Hierarchy, Activity, and Data Flow diagrams. Using a sample encyclopedia in Rational System Architect, you learn how to load, open, and modify the encyclopedia.
QB195 Analyzing Enterprise Architecture with Rational System Architect Reports 3 This course teaches how to use the Rational System Architect native reporting engine to create reports that analyze the nature of your enterprise architecture to discover waste, overlap, risk, and redundancy. This course describes the Rational System Architect reporting language and how you can customize pre-built Rational System Architect reports to meet your own needs.

Originally published on 11/29/2010
QB294 Managing User Access to IBM Rational System Architect Encyclopedias 4 This course teaches you the purpose, features, and advantages of both the Rational System Architect Encyclopedia Manager and Catalog Manager programs. These auxiliary programs give you power and control over your encyclopedias. In this course you learn how the programs are launched, why they are used, how they connect to your database repository of encyclopedias, and how to use them to manage your encyclopedias and users.

Originally published on 6/29/2010
QN206 Business Process Modeling Notation for IBM Rational System Architect v11.3 4 Get a jump start on capturing, analyzing, and optimizing your organization's business processes with the IBM Rational training course, Business Process Modeling Notation with IBM Rational System Architect. In this course, you will learn how to use Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) in the context of IBM Rational System Architect. You will learn about the BPMN symbols, rules, and modeling techniques that will make for successful collaboration within your organization. Finally, you will learn how to connect BPMN symbols together to make a coherent Business Process diagram that displays the flow of your business processes.
QQ293 Managing IBM Rational System Architect Encyclopedias and Catalogs, V11.3 4 This course teaches you the purpose, features, and advantages of both the Rational System Architect Encyclopedia Manager and Catalog Manager programs. These auxiliary programs give you power and control over your encyclopedias. In this course you learn how the programs are launched, why they are used, how they connect to your database repository of encyclopedias, and how to use them to manage your encyclopedias and users.




Rational Team Concert


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
RS810 Essentials of IBM Rational Team Concert V2.0 8 This is a one day web-based training course designed as an introduction to IBM Rational Team Concert for software developers. Students will learn to utilize IBM Rational Team Concert to effective manage their work items, collaborate and share work with their team using Jazz source control, request and analyze software builds, and monitor the status of their Eclipse-based development projects using reports and web-based dashboards.




Systems, Modeling, Unified Process, and Design Management concepts


Course Code Title Duration (hours) Description
QQ221 The Systems Modeling Language Part 1: Foundation Concepts 2 The purpose of this course is to teach you the basics of the Systems Modeling Language 1.0 (OMG SysML). From this foundation level knowledge, you build a deeper understanding of SysML. This course briefly explains the key SysML diagrams and defines and illustrates SysML terminology and concepts. A standardized and robust modeling language is considered a critical enabler for Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE). Several vendors have now implemented SysML in their tools. The examples in the course are taken from diagrams in IBM Rational Rhapsody with the SysML profile applied. Concepts of behavior are not covered in this course but are covered in a follow-on course that also includes coverage of the behavioral diagrams.

Originally published on 10/19/2009
QQ226 The Systems Modeling Language Part 2: Diagram Basics 2 This course is the second in the Systems Modeling Language (SysML) course series. SysML diagrams are briefly mentioned in The Systems Modeling Language Part 1: Foundation Concepts course, and key SysML diagrams are explained further in this course. The Block Definition and Internal Block diagrams are the structural diagrams explained in this course. Concepts of behavior are explained along with Activity, Sequence, and State Machine behavioral diagrams.

Originally published on 10/29/2009
RD103 Principles of Modeling with UML 2.0 2 This course introduces the basic principles of object technology and visual modeling using the Unified Modeling Language (UML), version 2.0. You will learn the four principles of visual modeling and the basic building blocks of the UML as well as the benefits of the use case driven, architecture-centric process that the UML supports.

Originally published on 1/30/2010
RD107 Principles of Use-Case Modeling with UML 2.0 2 This course introduces the basic principles of use case modeling using the Unified Modeling Language (UML) 2.0. The objective of the course is to teach the novice how to use a use case model. The course covers the basics of use case diagrams, use case specifications, and activity diagrams.

Originally published on 2/1/2010
RD112 Principles of Analysis I with UML 2.0 3 This course introduces developers and analysts to the basic principles of object-oriented analysis that is involved in finding classes and collaborations, and assigning responsibilities to classes.

Originally published on 3/17/2010
RD117 Principles of Analysis II with UML 2.0 2 This course gives an overview of the basic principles of object-oriented analysis involved in modeling the object interactions. Using interaction diagrams (sequence and communication diagrams) and class diagrams, the student will learn how to model both the dynamic view of use case behavior and the static view of the use case itself.

Originally published on 3/19/2010
RD122 Principles of Modeling Behavior with UML 2.0 3 This course teaches how to model behavior using state machine diagrams. State transition matrices and sequence diagrams are explored as means of deriving the state machine diagram. The course also introduces the UML 2.0 concepts of structured classes and ports.

Originally published on 2/26/2010
RD145 Essentials of Model Driven Architecture 4 This course introduces Model Driven Architecture (MDA) and Model Driven Development (MDD). It outlines the roles of MDD and MDA in the software development process by providing examples of MDA models, transformations, bridges, model languages, and model and code synchronization.

Originally published on 1/15/2005
RP105 Principles of IBM Rational Unified Process v7.0 3 This course provides a conceptual background for IBM Rational Unified Process (RUP) v7.0. It details the navigation, structure and main elements of RUP, as well as how RUP is applied to iterative software  development. After taking this course, students will be able to begin implementing software development techniques that will aid the success of their software development projects.
RD041 Introduction to Collaborative Design Management 2 This course teaches how to use Rational collaborative design management tools to integrate design into the overall application and systems engineering lifecycles and to enable teams to collaborate on designs across organizational boundaries. In particular, the course demonstrates how to share design models in order to conduct design reviews, to annotate model elements, and to enable traceability between design elements and other life cycle artifacts.

Originally published on 9/9/2011


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2013/12/2

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software Documentation
Software Development Rational Build Forge Documentation
Software Development Rational ClearCase Documentation
Software Development Rational ClearQuest Documentation
Software Development Rational DOORS Documentation
Software Development Rational Focal Point Documentation
Software Development Rational Functional Tester Documentation
Software Development Rational Insight Documentation
Software Development Rational PurifyPlus Documentation
Software Development Rational Quality Manager Documentation
Software Development Rational RequisitePro Documentation
Software Development Rational Rhapsody Documentation
Software Development Rational Software Architect Documentation
Software Development Rational System Architect Documentation
Software Development Rational Team Concert Documentation

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