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watsonx Code Assistant Ideas

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WCA PL/1 to Java support

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

Read an old COBOL program and document it in english such that a business user could read and understand it

With COBOL programmers retiring, clients struggle to identify critical business logic hidden in old COBOL code. This ability is also important for refactoring old COBOL code, creating APIs and Integration points, and in deciding which capabilities...
4 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 2 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 ...
4 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Future consideration

Support for Japanese for watsonx Code Assistant for Red Hat Ansible Lightspeed.

Several Japanese customers & business partners are requesting Japanese support for watsonx Code Assistant for Red Hat Ansible. Many companies in Japan use Ansible to automate their day to day tasks in IT Operation. While Japanese customers and...

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

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

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

Cobol Migration Assistance (Migration from 4.x to 6.x)

There are many customers still struggling to complete Cobol Migrations. Sun Life Canada is one example where its taking them long time to migrate COBOL 4.x to 6x. We can introduce a new feature/module within WCA4z to help customers migrate from CO...
4 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Future consideration

Automatic migration of legacy Java to current Java

My client, and I guess many others, have a significant legacy Java environment. This requires a lot of manual effort to migrate them to current (Java17+) environments. Using WebSphere Application Server Migration Assistant, OpenRewrite and generat...