WebSphere Support

I am in the process of convincing certain others of the ability of IDEA as
one of the best development environments available. I'd like to know if IDEA
has any support for IBM WebSphere, and if so, what kind of support ?
Are there any issues using IDEA with WebSphere Thin or Standard Client
containers ? Specifically, running a WAS client in the IDEA debugger ?


Tony Morris
Software Engineer
Gold Coast, Australia
"Motorcycles have a fork, not 'forks'. If they had forks, they would have
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I have been using the IDEA debugger with WebSphere for the last 12 months with no problems - debugging both client-side and server-side.

Simply connect to the client or server application remotely (requires a small change to the relevant websphere start-up scripts)

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I'm using 3.0.5 to debug Websphere 4.0.5 AES + WAS client and have encountered some problems with the debugger lately. The WAS server crashes quite often in debug mode, the client does so only sometimes. However the problems started when I got a new PC with XP Prof. installed. On my old machine (NT4.0) Idea ran quite smoothly with WAS 4.0.5.

BTW: I've got no Websphere related problems with Aurora (since 939).

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I have the same problems with WAS5.0 it crashes frequently while in debug mode and without a plugin there is no jsp debugging.

The interesting thing is that IBM uses the same version of jasper to produce its jsp->servlet code as the supported tomcat version. I don't think it would be terribly hard to port the existing tomcat plugin to support jsp debugging on websphere i just havent been able to find the time to do it myself.

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Andre,

your OS is also WinXP? Have you tried Aurora?

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Hi,

If there's anyone out there successfully using Idea 5 and using WebSphere 5.1 as their app server would you mind posting how to instructions. I am sure they would be much appreciated by at least a few of us.

Thanks in advance.

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Hi,

I spent some time on the subject, it is possible to have java code
debugging however jsp debugging seems not achievable yet.

Spencer Marks wrote:

Hi,

If there's anyone out there successfully using Idea 5 and using WebSphere 5.1 as their app server would you mind posting how to instructions. I am sure they would be much appreciated by at least a few of us.

Thanks in advance.



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I am mostly interested in deploying ejbs.
Would you mind passing along the settings you use?
Thanks,

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Can you use remote debugging to debug jsp on WebSphere rather than the app server.

Thanks again.

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Last time I was not touched the ejb module (but will try)

I created ear file from 'Enterprise Application' module, with necessary
ibm specific descriptors and deployed it via console.

Spencer Marks wrote:

I am mostly interested in deploying ejbs.
Would you mind passing along the settings you use?
Thanks,


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Best regards,
Maxim Mossienko
IntelliJ Labs / JetBrains Inc.
http://www.intellij.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

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Yes, and I used remote debugging (having switched on Debugging Service)

Maxim Mossienko wrote:

Last time I was not touched the ejb module (but will try)

I created ear file from 'Enterprise Application' module, with necessary
ibm specific descriptors and deployed it via console.

Spencer Marks wrote:

>> I am mostly interested in deploying ejbs. Would you mind passing along
>> the settings you use?
>> Thanks,




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Best regards,
Maxim Mossienko
IntelliJ Labs / JetBrains Inc.
http://www.intellij.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

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