StrongLoop, an IBM Company, is one of the leaders of the Node.js community. They offer powerful API capabilities and Node.js DevOps tools, which means exciting things for Bluemix. For those starting from scratch wanting to create a Node.js application with powerful API and CRUD capabilities, look to the LoopBack framework. For those with existing Node.js applications, look to using StrongLoop Arc’s management and DevOps tools to actively monitor your application.
StrongLoop Arc is a graphical UI for the StrongLoop platform that complements the StrongLoop slc command line tools. Arc includes tools for building, profiling, and monitoring Node.js apps.
See StrongLoop on Bluemix!
In the video below, Al Tsang, StrongLoop CTO, explains how StrongLoop and Bluemix will be combined into a seamless hybrid experience. He briefly summarizes the strengths of each product and then demonstrates a sample application leveraging StrongLoop Arc’s local management capabilities now available on Bluemix.
Deploying a cloud-native application and integrating IBM Cloud Databases is easy using the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to set up IBM Cloud Databases for PostgreSQL and deploy a Node.js application using the database with the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service.
In this first part in a series dedicated to looking at geographical data, we're going to introduce you to OpenStreetMap data, import that data into an IBM Cloud Databases for PostgreSQL deployment, and make queries on some of the non-conventional data stored in hstore columns