Andrew Trice

January 15, 2018

Getting to know the Shell command in the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI

The recent version 1.1 release of the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI introduced some great new features to help developers become even more productive... A new project creation flow, new helper utility methods, and multi-container application support, just to name a few. In this post I'd like to focus on one new feature in particular: the shell command.

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September 7, 2017

Enable existing projects for IBM Cloud with the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI

The IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI (formerly referred to as the Bluemix CLI dev plugin) was recently promoted to 1.0, and is loaded with features that enable developer productivity. One of the most recent additions is the "enable" command. This feature is still in Beta, but we're releasing it to you to gather feedback so that we can make it even better.

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September 5, 2017

Deploying to Kubernetes with the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI

The recent release of the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI (formerly referred to as the Bluemix CLI dev plugin) is packed full of new features, including enablement for existing projects, productivity enhancements, bug fixes, and what I'd like to focus on in this post, support for Kubernetes deployments.

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June 6, 2017

Introducing the IBM Developer Extension for Visual Studio Code

We're delighted to introduce to you the IBM Developer Extension for Visual Studio code. This extension provides access to capabilities from the IBM developer CLI directly within the Visual Studio Code editor's command palette. It enables you to quickly access a subset of bx dev commands for both Docker and CloudFoundry workflows, including app deployment, starting/stoping/restarting apps on Bluemix, viewing remote app logs, and more - all without the need to leave the editor's context.

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March 17, 2017

How to sharpen Watson Visual Recognition results with simple preprocessing

The IBM Watson Visual Recognition service can obviously tag images for content, recognize faces, and find similar images, but that’s not all it can do. If the condition you want to identify is only within a smaller region of a larger image, the entire image might not be classified with high enough confidence and a positive result could be missed. This post shows you how you can improve Watson Visual Recognition's ability to detect finer details.

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February 3, 2017

New command line tools for Watson Services

As developers, we're always looking for new ways to make our lives easier - better tools, new SDKs, new services and cognitive computing. They're all new ways to make tasks more efficient, more scalable, or just simply easier to get things done. This blog introduces some new command line tools for interacting with IBM Watson services.

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January 8, 2017

Using the new OpenWhisk Debugger

If you haven't seen it yet, now's your opportunity to check out OpenWhisk debugger. It allows you to debug OpenWhisk actions on your local machine, in a rich debugging environment, just like you are debugging local code.

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January 4, 2017

Exposing OpenWhisk RESTful APIs with API Gateway

With the recent promotion of OpenWhisk to general availability, you not only get the incredibly powerful, scalable, event-driven programming model for building your actions (functions) using serverless computing, but something else slipped into the release that you may not have noticed: The OpenWhisk API Gateway The API gateway is an experimental new feature that enables you to […]

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December 16, 2016

Prepping your OpenWhisk code for GA

It’s been an exciting year as advances in serverless computing, and OpenWhisk in particular, have transformed the way that we can build our applications and APIs. Learn how to prep your code for the GA.

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