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Using the source scanner

While you can use the binary scanner reports to make changes in your application, the WebSphere Application Migration Toolkit (aka source scanner) is great for developers making code changes.

To learn more about updating your code by using the source scanner, review this content:

  • What is the WebSphere Application Migration Toolkit?

    The source scanner is an Eclipse based tool that allows you to scan your application source using the same rules contained in the binary scanner. It allows you to see the modernization suggestions in-line with your code. Where possible, the source scanner provides quick fixes that you can choose to apply to your code.

  • Fast iterative development of cloud-native apps using Liberty dev mode

    As you’ve modernized the runtime of your apps to use Liberty, you can take advantage of the Liberty dev mode to help you develop and test your apps in a production-like environment locally.

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