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October 12, 2018

Querying the IBM Cloud Databases API from the Command Line

Querying APIs can look like a lot of complex and hard work at times. Sometimes the best way to explain things is to show, and in this article, we're going to show the process of querying the API of the just-launched IBM Cloud Databases.

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February 12, 2018

A/B testing using App Launch on IBM Cloud Services

Yes, its mobile, mobile everywhere!! Every business aspires to have its own mobile app, hence the need for a mobile app is rapidly growing. To combat the competition, some app owners work hard on innovation, few others on engaging the customers and some try to evaluate their marketing strategies.

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July 12, 2017

Lively chatbots: Best Practices

More and more chatbots are being developed and there are good reasons for it. Not all chatbot projects succeed. Often, missing user acceptance is stated. The dialog system might not have hit the nerve, might not have fitted into the target environment. Would you talk with a friend who does not remember your name is repeating the same five phrases over and over again? I would not. So what can be done to make chatbots more lively, more human-like? Here are some best practices and ideas on how to implement them.

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July 6, 2017

Internet of Things – 4 getting started guides

We are excited to introduce the Getting Started guides for Watson IoT Platform. These guides demonstrate Watson IoT Platform best practices and help you develop a ready-for-production end-to-end IoT prototype system. The sample code in the guides can be scaled, secured, integrated with systems, fitting right into developers’ devOps development and build processes. Within the guides, there are additional links to task-specific documentations, API docs, client libraries (SDKs), and additional training materials.

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January 19, 2017

Get control of your Bluemix Application with built-in Bluemix Availability Monitoring

Are you in control of your Bluemix Application? Or do you lie awake at night unsure if your application’s response time and availability will remain healthy overnight? We just launched a new service to help you out called Bluemix Availability Monitoring. It allows you to enter your webpage URLs or your public APIs for hands-free continuous monitoring and alerting from up to 15 geographic locations around the globe.

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