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Status Planned for future release
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 10, 2020

Update of Rules Designer to work in latest versions of Eclipse IDE

IBM Support Case Reference: TS003381904

The latest available version of the ODM Rules designer (8.10.3) does not work with the current versions of the Eclipse IDE (4.14 or 4.15).

This is preventing our developers from updating their IDE environment to run on the latest versions and therefore exposing a security risk as they need to keep older versions of the IDE on their machines just for rules editing.

Idea Priority Urgent
Use Case
Ability to deploy a current version of the Eclipse software onto a developer desktop and use the ODM Rules Designer plugin through Eclipse.
RFE ID 143062
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM Operational Decision Manager
  • Guest
    Nov 25, 2021

    Hello, I received a new device with a new version of MAC OS(Monterey), and as you know eclipse oxygen is not being supported now, any plan to add support for current version of Eclipse IDE?
    has been past more than a year since was posted this "idea". Thank you!

  • Guest
    Jun 17, 2020

    Thanks for your request. We understand that the version of Eclipse currently used in ODM is causing security concerns for you. For reasons of compatibility between updates of the 8.10.x release, we cannot provide an upgrade at this point. This is something we are considering for a future release (no committed plans yet).