August 6, 2015

How to build and IoT enabled foosball table

To demonstrate the Internet of Things (IoT) in action and the impact it has on the world of gaming, our IBM Cloud Technical Evangelists set out to combine a Raspberry Pi, a foosball table, and a plethora of Bluemix services into an new demo product.

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August 5, 2015

ASP.NET 5 buildpack updates for beta4 support

We just pushed out a new version of the ASP.NET 5 buildpack in Bluemix! The update allows you to run applications using the ASP.NET 5 beta4 release. This post explains the differences you may notice. More...

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August 5, 2015

The Robot Hunt App makes an appearance at Agile 2015!

More than 2,300 attendees have made the trip to Agile 2015 here in Washington, DC for the Agile Alliance’s annual conference. We met more than 300 of them at the IBM DevOps booth just in the space of a day! Their interests varied. Some are team managers asking how they can quickly sample user data to structure around tests. Others work in integration, and are concerned with pipelines, deployment automation, or how to quickly stand up an environment for prototyping. Many are developers who have allowed me to show them some of what Bluemix has to offer.

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August 5, 2015

Bluemix Garage Opens Toronto Location

Oh, Canada! Today, the Bluemix Garage announced the opening of its Toronto, Canada location. The Toronto Bluemix Garage is located in the DMZ at Ryerson University, Canada’s top university incubator and a dynamic startup community. The Garage team provides consulting services to empower businesses to build innovative applications on Bluemix using IBM Design Thinking, Lean Startup, and Extreme Programming.

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August 5, 2015

Bluemix OpenWhisk, Cloud Foundry, Containers or Virtual Servers?

IBM Bluemix allows you to pick the right infrastructure for deploying your applications, but how do you know what is right for you? IBM Bluemix offers four ways for you to run your applications. These environments, referred to as compute options, are: IBM Bluemix OpenWhisk (OpenWhisk), Instant Runtimes (Cloud Foundry), IBM Containers (Docker), and Virtual Servers (OpenStack).

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August 4, 2015

Enterprise Cloud Culture Shock: The Next Phase of Enterprise Modernization

This is the introductory blog post on Enterprise Cloud Culture Shock. It will be part of a series of blog posts and other articles on the elements of culture shock that an enterprise might encounter when adopting lean/agile methods and cloud technologies.

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August 3, 2015

dashDB functions for spatial analysis are all about location

When you buy a house, what are the 3 top most things to look for? The answer is LOCATION, LOCATION, and LOCATION! When you open a business, you want to avoid traffic hotspots and accident hotspots. You want to explore nearby places and know navigation information about streets and intersections. You’ll also want to know information like where is the nearest airport. Who can answer all these questions? The dashDB functions for spatial analysis!

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August 3, 2015

Convert your APIs to revenue channels

Everyone seem to be building API these days. But, in the rush, sometimes they miss the golden opportunities that can make their APIs shine. Learn how to convert your measured API metrics and KPIs into actual revenue, by listening to this discussion with IBM API Program Director Andy Thurai and Programmable Web/API Science founder John Musser. More ...

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August 2, 2015

Best of Bluemix: Elastic apps, iOS8 games, and 5 advantages for developers

This weekly post showcases some of the best new tutorials, videos, and other content published each week on developerWorks. Featured are articles on creating an iOS 8 game, an introduction to Bluemix fundamentals, and making your application "elastic" on Bluemix. More...

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