Rapidly create a Node.js app using a Bluemix boilerplate and DevOps Services

Launch a Node.js starter app in just a few minutes

Lauren Schaefer demonstrates how to create an operational Node.js app in under 90 seconds using the Bluemix boilerplate. She also demonstrates how to use IBM DevOps Services to edit the app using the web IDE, automatically deploy the app by simply pushing changes to her Git repository, and set up a collaborative team environment for app development.

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Lauren Schaefer, Growth Hacking Engineer and Social Media Lead, IBM DevOps Services, IBM

Photo of Lauren SchaeferLauren Schaefer, (@lauren_schaefer) is a Growth Hacking Engineer and the Social Media Lead for IBM DevOps Services. Since joining IBM in 2009, Lauren has held a variety of roles including software developer, test automation specialist, and automation developer. She holds BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from North Carolina State University.



04 August 2014

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The IBM Bluemix platform is designed from the ground up for speedy development. In this series of short videos, you'll see how quickly you can update an app, redeploy it, and set up a collaborative team environment for your app using IBM DevOps Services.

Zero to Node.js Cache Web Starter app in 90 seconds

In this video, Lauren describes how to go from zero to an operational Node.js Cache Web Starter app in only 90 seconds by using the Bluemix boilerplate. She explains how Bluemix is a cloud-based platform for building, managing, and running apps and describes how to use the Bluemix catalog to select the boilerplate you need.


Edit and redeploy a Node.js app in 2 minutes

Next, Lauren describes how to edit and redeploy a Node.js app in only two minutes by leveraging IBM Bluemix and IBM DevOps Services. She uses DevOps Services' web IDE to quickly and easily edit the code and then deploy the app.


Automatically deploy a Node.js app whenever you push code

In this video, Lauren describes how to automatically deploy a Node.js app whenever you or one of your teammates pushes code to your Git repository.


Easily collaborate on a Node.js app

Lauren continues by describing how to invite friends to join your DevOps Services project as well as how to share your project on Facebook.


Easily track your work for a Node.js app

Next, Lauren describes how to easily organize and track your work for a Node.js app by leveraging DevOps Services.


Simple sprint planning for a Node.js app

Finally, Lauren shows how to use DevOps Services to easily plan your sprints.

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  • Visit IBM DevOps Services to create an account and start managing your software project online.

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