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watsonx Code Assistant for Z

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Possibility for the testing capabilities that can be used as other usage than compare monotith Cobol to Java/ Cobol from scratch to monolith cobol

The tools could be used for generating Cobol or Java test set for validating any kind of program, refactored or not with no purpose to Transform them with AI (could be a good point for VsCode because zUnit isn't on it). And if it's possible, compa...
23 days ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Needs more information

Idenitfy code with duplicate functionality

A few customers I have talked to have asked how WCA4Z can identify duplicate code for them as part of the understand and refactor phases. Customers tend to have duplicate code across their applications that can be consolidated into reusable servic...
30 days ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 1 Planned for future release

(Automatic) Test generation from COBOL code

e.g. generation of test cases out of COBOL code for full reliability
3 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 1 Needs more information

Explainability of generated Java code

it's crucial to understand the rationale behind the generated Java code including but not restricting to the reference of Cobol code lines
3 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Planned for future release

Support of client specific coding guidelines

provide opportunity to incorporate client specific coding guidelines for instance use of project structures / folders
3 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Planned for future release

Support self-implemented common services / library functions

e.g. abend handling, error information generation, commit handling, …
3 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Planned for future release

Coherence in the transformation (re-use of same code / tables)

Coherence in the transformation (re-use of same code / tables) - code assistant should have a knowledge of already translated parts and should be able to reuse them when re-occuring
3 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Under review

Support of Java datatypes required for financial applications, e.g BigDecimal

Support of Java datatypes required for financial applications, e.g BigDecimal BigDecimals are a crucial datatype when handling Finance data
3 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Planned for future release

Support of SQL in Java for Z (SQLJ)

Support for static SQL in Java for z (SQLJ is standard by IBM). NB: Certain requirements prevent use of dynamic SQL (e.g. static build plans, trackable user authorisation)
3 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Planned for future release

An AI assistant to test COBOL code rewriting

For cases WCAT-I-1, WCAT-I-8, WCAT-I-11, WCAT-I-16, WCAT-I-17, it would be useful to have a tool for automating the generation of non-regression test cases, comparing the results of executing the original COBOL program and the transformed COBOL pr...
3 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 1 Future consideration