Bluemix quick-start demos & guides

Quick-start demos

Explore IBM Bluemix

In this updated demo, David Barnes shows how to start developing and deploying applications using the latest Bluemix services.

Video: An Updated Overview and
                                            Demonstration of IBM Bluemix

Using Cloud Foundry runtimes

David Barnes shows how to develop, run, and manage code with the many Cloud Foundry runtimes supported in Bluemix.

Video: Bluemix Overview: Using
                                            CloudFoundry Runtimes to Develop and Manage
                                            Applications

The Bluemix user experience

Lead Bluemix designer Tarun Gangwani walks you through the Bluemix interface, and shows how to build your first application in minutes.

Video: Walkthrough of the
                                            Bluemix Platform User Experience



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Quick-start tutorials — Node apps


1. Deploy and update an app

Fork (copy) an existing app, deploy it to Bluemix, and then make changes to the running app. All the code you need is provided, and no setup is needed.

Laurens lovely landscapes app

2. Add a cloud service to a running app

Bind a service (a MongoDB database management service) to your app. Then restart your app, and browse and update the contents of your MongoLab database.

Laurens lovely landscapes app

3. Plan and make enhancements to your app

Plan updates to your app using DevOps Services. Then add a new service (Twilio text notifications) to your app and write code to use that service.

Laurens lovely landscapes app


Quick-start tutorial — mobile apps


Build a real-time chat app with Node-RED in 5 minutes

Use the Node-RED starter in Bluemix to get a set of nodes ready to be wired together and used.

Node-RED chat app


Quick-start videos — Java apps


Develop and manage Java apps with IBM Bluemix and DevOps Services (8 videos)

These 8 videos show you everything you need to know to get started with an agile Java development project. Start by finding and forking a Java app in less than 3 minutes, and continue with automatic builds and deployments, collaboration, tracking, and planning.

Java apps with Bluemix