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IBM i (AS/400) & Multi-Platform Web Application Development

WebSmart is an award-winning rapid development tool for creating RPG or PHP desktop and mobile web applications. Templates help you create applications in minutes, which can be customized in the WebSmart IDE.

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What you can do with WebSmart

Rich Web Apps

Templates generate the initial client and server-side code which you can customize to create any type of web application.

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Mobile Web Apps

Develop mobile web applications that work on all popular mobile platforms and include touch gestures and auto-resizing.

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Web Services

You can create Web Services to request and receive data from other servers and to parse XML documents or JSON strings.


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Why Use WebSmart?

Rapid web application development

Rapid Development

WebSmart's templates help you create web applications in minutes and shorten the web development learning curve by generating the starting HTML and RPG or PHP for you.

Any web application

Any Web Application

Anything you see in modern web applications can be created with WebSmart. It supports all the latest web technologies including mobile web applications for tablets and smartphones, and Web Services.

Multi-platform web applications

Multi Platform

WebSmart offers the flexibility to create IBM i or multi-platform (Windows, Linux, Unix) web applications over DB2, MySQL, Oracle or MS SQL data.

World-class support

World-Class Technical Support

Our technical support team is consistently rated one of the very best. You will receive unlimited support during your evaluation and for the life of your support agreement.

Leverage RPG and your IBM i

Leverage RPG and Your IBM i

WebSmart was built with RPG programmers in mind and eases their transition to web development. WebSmart also makes it easy to integrate existing RPG code to leverage your investment.

Strategic web application development

Strategic Web Applications

When your users and managers see how quickly you create web applications, they will start requesting them from you instead of the .NET or Java developers. Your team and your IBM i will then play a bigger strategic role in your organization.

Proven IBM i modernization software

Proven Software

Develop with confidence using a tool that has won 14 industry awards and is backed by an IBM i industry leader with over 36 years in the IBM i marketplace.

Integrated IBM i modernization suite

Integrated Suite

WebSmart is available as a standalone solution or as part of BCD's modernization suite that includes Presto (web GUI for green screens), Clover Query (web-based reports), Catapult (report distribution) and Nexus Portal.


I was able to put together an entire online ordering process by myself using WebSmart. It took about half the time that it took a web development firm with a staff of about five programmers doing a similar project. "

  • Carolyn Struck
  • Quadion Corporation
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