Model-based Rapid Application Development for IBM i

CA 2E incorporates application development design models, native code generation, and deployment facilities into a single development environment. Using a data-driven approach, CA 2E automatically generates the code, database designs and definitions, help text, and other objects necessary to build applications for the IBM i® operating system.

Product Capabilities


  • Model-based development leveraging business requirements in design
  • Native code generation in RPG III and IV, COBOL and COBOL ILE
  • Object definition and reuse
  • Supports team-based development projects with a ‘Workgroup’ feature
  • Impact analysis to help manage design objects


The CM First Difference


CM First resells CA 2E (Synon) and its associated products including CA 2E Web Option (Web 2E) and CA 2E CM (Change Management / Implementer). CM First is a proud member of the CA Technologies resale, technical support, training, implementation and technology partner programs for their suite of model-based development tools.


  • International market presence
  • Authorized by CA to perform advanced services such as product health checks, upgrades, and audits
  • Authorized by PTC to perform CA 2E CM/Implementer sales and services to CA 2E customers
  • Integration with CM MatchPoint for end-to-end application lifecycle management including mixed environments that have CA Plex
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