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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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AD Build call dynamic resolution outside paragraph

As discussed with the AD development team, the dynamic resolution works only with MOVEs inside the same paragraph with the CALL, plus a case when you have a MOVE to the same paragraph just before the PERFORM <para-with-the-call>, with the co...

Support for Eclipse IDZ in addition to VS Code

100s of developers in my client MetLife using eclipse based IDe
2 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 7 Future consideration

Refactoring Assistant to advise where good spots are to slice COBOL applications.

A developer could be advised by the refactoring assistant what are good points to slice a COBOL program so that they safe a lot of time in analyzing the COBOL code. This will allow the developer to increase the number of modules/programs they can ...
about 1 month ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Under review

Developers need the ability to interact with the LLM

Today the prompting and communication with the LLM is done for the transformation service using the ADDI meta data. Doing this, provides a very opinionated class hierarchy and code generation. This works will for customers with limited skills. But...

A search function is required to search "Key Conditions" because it is very difficult to find a paragraph when the list contains many hundreds of paragraph names

This is beneficial to anyone is attempting to refactor a COBOL program into a new service. The list of Key Conditions that is generated can be hundreds of lines long (we have one program with 889 paragraphs) and it is VERY difficult to locate a de...

WCA PL/1 to Java support

WCA PL/1 to Java.
9 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 4 Planned for future release

Refactoring Assistant: Automatically link to newly refactored code

The refactoring Assistant slice the monolith cobol into micro services. But then, you have a phase where you must adapt both cobol (the monolith, to make a "call" to the Refactored Cobol ans the refactored Cobol where you need to have a linkage se...
3 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Under review

GenAI assistant to talk with ADDI

It would be great if we could interact with all the data that ADDI has using a GenAI like assistant, so It would be like asking the most senior developer/product owner about all the components that addi discovers.
2 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Future consideration

WCA4Z to support ASSEMBLER language

Lot of mainframe applications are written in ASSEMBLER language. Clients are interested in modernizing those applications.
8 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Future consideration

Intellij IDEA support as IDE

My client - Bank of China, is very interested in WCA4Z Cobol2Java. The challenge now is their standardized Java IDE is Intellij IDEA which is very popular among Java developers. Currently, WCA4Z only support VS Code as IDE. To maximize the target ...
8 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Future consideration