IBM® Rational® Application Developer for WebSphere® Software v7.5 (Application Developer, for short) is the full function Eclipse 3.4 based development platform for developing Java™ Standard Edition Version 6 (Java SE 6) and Java Enterprise Edition Version 5 (Java EE 5) applications with a focus on applications to be deployed to IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM WebSphere Portal. Rational Application Developer provides integrated development tools for all development roles, including Web developers, Java developers, business analysts, architects, and enterprise programmers. Rational Application Developer is part of the IBM Rational Software Delivery Platform (SDP), which contains products in four life cycle categories: - Architecture management, which includes integrated development environments - Change and release management - Process and portfolio management - Quality management This IBM Redbooks™ publication is a programming guide that highlights the features and tooling included with Rational Application Developer v7.5. Many of the chapters provide working examples that demonstrate how to use the tooling to develop applications, as well as achieve the benefits of visual and rapid application development. This publication is an update of Rational Application Developer V7 Programming Guide, SG24-7501.