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New! developerWorks Blockchain newsletter

Get connected with the Hyperledger developer community and to the latest IBM Blockchain news and development resources. This newsletter can help you discover and apply blockchain technologies to reduce friction in your business transactions. Browse the current issue.

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Bluemix articles & tutorials

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Bluemix Developer Center

Develop, deploy, and manage your apps in the cloud. Start your free trial, and browse tutorials, courses, sample code, and events to get proficient in a hurry!

Bluemix, the IBM Cloud platform, handles the implementation, hosting, and scaling details, so you can focus on building great apps.

Learning paths and courses

IBM Blockchain for developers

This learning path is designed for developers to quickly understand IBM's direction with blockchain technology and to give hands-on experience with a sample use case.

Cognitive Computing

Duration: 5 hours


Duration: 4 hours

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Cloud Application Developer certification preparation

Explore the key concepts that can help you prepare to pass the IBM Cloud Platform Application Development V1 exam.

A JavaScript developer's guide to Bluemix fundamentals

Use your JavaScript skills to easily develop and deploy your first app in the cloud.

A Java developer's guide to Bluemix fundamentals

Use your Java skills to easily develop and deploy your first app in the cloud.

A PHP developer's guide to Bluemix fundamentals

Use your PHP skills to easily develop and deploy your first app in the cloud.

Connect to Cloud: API Connect

Capitalize on your existing skills and enterprise apps by connecting to and from the cloud via APIs in a hybrid cloud approach.

Optimize Java apps on IBM Cloud

Prepare and migrate your Java apps to the cloud, then enhance and enrich them by adding data and cognitive (Watson) services.

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developerWorks TV


Use Bluemix to monitor and manage disk space in Informix on Cloud

Learn how easy it is to monitor and manage disk space in an Informix on Cloud hosted server environment.


Cloud management options: On-premise, hosted, and managed

Learn the difference in management overhead terms between on-premise, hosted, and managed cloud systems, using database products as examples.

Microservices TV (video series)

The Microservices TV videos keep you current on the latest news, trends, and how-tos on all things microservices.

See why developers are flocking to microservices to build all sorts of next-gen, cloud-native apps — and moving traditional middleware architectures to microservices.

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Cloud Dragon Dojo (video series)

The Cloud Dragon Dojo videos spotlight digitally eminent IBMers talking about Devops, the cloud, their methods, research, and results.

Get the inside track on hot topics and emerging trends around Bluemix, Ustream, wellness analytics, cloud object storage, and OpenWhisk to name a few.

New Builders (episode series)

The New Builders podcast features interviews with innovative application developers, who reveal their best practices, latest projects, and favorite tools.

The growing popularity of graph databases, containerization, Watson, and microservices are just a few of the revolutionary movements you'll hear about.


Bluemix and PureApplication: Build a hybrid cloud

Vijay Bhadriraju explains how you can automate processes with an IBM hybrid cloud solution by using IBM PureApplication and IBM Bluemix to enable new mobile services for your customers.

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Technical books and white papers