June 16, 2015

Node.js Foundation Launched

Node.js and io.js developer communities today are announcing a collaboration to merge their respective code bases and continue their work in a neutral forum, the Node.js Foundation. Node is the language of choice for new, cloud native web and mobile apps. Every week thousands of new users join Bluemix and with greater frequency than any other language, they choose Node. More...

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June 16, 2015

Liberty buildpack v1.19 – enhanced app management support

We just pushed out a new version of the Liberty for Java buildpack in Bluemix, version v1.19! The major enhancement in this release is the application management support. This introduces development mode, which enabled users to do remote debugging and incremental update against their Liberty applications in Bluemix. In addition, it provides a nice web dev console for managing the application “in-place” and direct shell access into the application container.

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June 16, 2015

How big is Big Data? Get hands-on experience today.

We've recently published the beginning of the Big Data Actionable Architecture on Bluemix series, starting with secured hybrid data warehouses. This workshop series introduces you what Big Data and Analytics capabilities are, how Bluemix supports them, and then gets you hands-on with Bluemix in walking through a real-world use case.

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June 15, 2015

Webinar: Deploying a Full Stack Node.js Application to IBM Bluemix

Join us tomorrow (Tuesday, June 16, 2015) at 11:00am Eastern / 8:00am Pacific for the webinar on Deploying a Full Stack Node.js Application to IBM Bluemix. You will learn how to deploy a full stack Node.js application to IBM Bluemix and how to quickly and easily add a Cloudant service to your Bluemix application. We’ll explore the Bluemix application manifest, buildpacks, deploy scripts, the Procfile, and configuration of Bluemix applications.

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June 15, 2015

Bluemix Node.js Buildpack v2.0 – Configurable npm, better cache control, shell access and more!

The IBM SDK for Node.js Buildpack v2.0 is now live on Bluemix! In this release, we’ve synced our Node.js buildpack with the latest CF community Node.js buildpack, which comes with a number of new features from the community. In addition, we have also revamped the App Management feature in the Node.js buildpack, which enables utilities like shell, node-inspector, and Bluemix Live Sync!

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June 12, 2015

Bluemix in the News

Too busy coding to keep up with all the exciting happenings in the Bluemix world? Well don't worry! Every other week, we will be working for you to compile this concise post summarizing announcements, videos, and events that Bluemix has been involved in because we understand your busy schedule, but we also know your desire to learn more about Bluemix!

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June 12, 2015

Get started with your Internet of Things project!

IBM Internet of Things Foundation is a fully managed, cloud-hosted service that makes it simple to derive value from Internet of Things (IoT) devices. We start with your device, be it a sensor, a gateway or something else. Using our recipes you can get it connected and begin sending data securely up to the cloud using the open, lightweight MQTT messaging protocol. To make your learning experience easier, we've collected a must-read list of resources! As our services change, I’ll update this post, so please bookmark it and return from time-to-time to see what’s new!

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June 11, 2015

Best of IBM Cloud: Self-Posting Facebook App, Single Sign On, and Object Storage

This weekly post showcases some of the best new Bluemix tutorials, videos, and other content published each week on developerWorks. Featured articles include how to configure your Bluemix server to auto-post to your Facebook feed, use social media credentials for your Bluemix apps single sign on, and how to use Bluemix's Object Storage service with the Go programming language.

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June 10, 2015

Using the Bluemix Status/Notifications Facility

The Bluemix Status page is the central place to find announcements about key events affecting the Bluemix platform and the major services such as planned maintenance windows, security bulletins, and other platform-wide announcements of general interest to users.

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