February 2, 2015

Best of Bluemix: RapidApps, Node-RED, Mobile Web Push

To call attention to popular articles on Bluemix available on IBM developerWorks, this weekly post will introduce three "best of" articles. This week's entry focuses on quick application building exercises using RapidApps, Node-RED, and IBM Mobile Web Push.

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February 2, 2015

IBM DevOps Services Wins Top Innovator Award

IBM DevOps Services has won the top innovator award in the coding environment category at next week's DeveloperWeek conference.

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January 30, 2015

AnswerHub Speeds Deployment and Attracts New Customers

In order to strengthen its knowledge management software capabilities, AnswerHub searched for a PaaS to enable enterprise customers to capture and share knowledge more effectively. With Bluemix’s cost-effective environment and its ever-evolving set of services and applications, AnswerHub expects to create new communities in hours rather weeks. This blog entry introduces the case study explaining how they leveraged Bluemix to pursue new avenues for business growth.

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January 28, 2015

TuftsMed – Not Your Average Hackathon

Participants from across diverse fields such as healthcare, technology, engineering, design, and business, come together to meet, share ideas, collaborate, and instill passion in one another for their ideas. After forming teams based on these creative ideas, participants work together to build those ideas into concrete products and business plans. This blog entry explains how is this different from other hackathons.

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January 27, 2015

An afternoon of Raspberry Pi with IoT Foundation

I recently was excited to receive a Raspberry Pi kit in the mail. I’d like to walk you through how I managed to connect a Raspberry Pi to the Bluemix IoT Foundation service in a few hours. I had heard that you should be able to complete this “in the time it takes to drink 2 beers”. Because it was during my normal workday, I had to forgo the beers and got interrupted by a conference call but still was able to complete this task the same afternoon I received the package in the mail.

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January 25, 2015

Best of Bluemix: Mobile Data, Watson, and Hadoop

To call attention to popular articles on Bluemix available on IBM developerWorks, this weekly post will introduce three "best of" articles. This week's entry focuses on getting started with IBM Mobile Data, Watson's Q&A API, and IBM Analytics for Hadoop.

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January 23, 2015

Tracking the spread of contagious disease using Bluemix

As I noted in my previous blog entry, Graduate students learn and innovate on Bluemix, the Bluemix platform as a service (PaaS) is not only a business solution, but also an excellent environment to learn and sharpen your programming skills. Today's entry presents a Bluemix application developed by my students called Plague Tracker. This blog entry describes the web solution we have developed for limiting the spread of contagious diseases.

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January 22, 2015

Checking in on InfoWorld’s review of IBM Bluemix

InfoWorld's Martin Heller continues his review of PaaS platforms with an assessment of IBM's Bluemix ecosystem, which went live last July, and brings together the company's portfolio of application development and deployment tools with a host of complementary services, all running on the robust SoftLayer global infrastructure. In all, despite pointing out some "wet paint" signs here and there, Heller's review (and the resulting score) are a fine half-year birthday present for the Bluemix ecosystem, and we're eager to compare it to the state of things in July, when the platform will be a year old.

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January 22, 2015

RSS Feed Status Updates!

The Bluemix Support team has just released an update to the Bluemix Status Dashboard at Support - Bluemix dev. It features an improved real-time status display and RSS feed.

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