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October 11, 2018

Java Microservices with MicroProfile – Rest Client and JSON-B

To help us effectively implement REST, powerful languages like Java provide a vast library of convenient tools to use. Today's blog will highlight two features, MicroProfile's Rest Client 1.0 and JSON-B, and how to build them into your Java EE microservice application to help you achieve the benefits of cloud-based application performance, scalability, and simplicity. 

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October 1, 2018

Java Microservices with MicroProfile – RESTful APIs and Dependency Injection

With Java EE's JAX-RS annotations, HTTP-centric nature, and format independence supporting a wide variety of content types, it's easy to develop RESTful APIs on the Java EE platform. This installment of our Java Microservices from Spring Boot series explains how our team used these awesome features to build our simple storefront application using Eclipse MicroProfile.

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September 24, 2018

Migrating Java Microservices from Spring Boot to MicroProfile

Spring or MicroProfile, which one should you pick for more interaction between backend microservices? Which one is more easily adaptable to different user interaction patterns?  And most of all, which one allows you to write less code? This series explores the migrating of our reference Java microservices app from Spring Boot to MicroProfile.

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July 2, 2018

Now available: WebSphere Application Server in IBM Cloud new monthly pricing option

We are introducing a new reserve contract pricing option that allows customers to purchase WebSphere in our IBM Cloud public offering through a pre-paid monthly subscription. These subscriptions are available for multi-tenant deployments in 8 VCORE 16GB increments with a minimum 6-month term.

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June 18, 2018

Modernize your old JPetStore app with containers, Kubernetes and AI

Follow the GitHub tutorial and video to update JPetStore, a traditional Java web app, into a modern sales channel using Docker containers, Kubernetes, Watson Visual Recognition and text messaging.

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October 20, 2017

Vaadin Bakery: Jump-start your business web app

Vaadin Bakery App Starter is a proven full-stack reference application you can use as a starting point for many serious business web apps. It contains many commonly needed features, like RDBMS database accessed using solid JPA+EJB (or Spring) -based persistency and business layer, mindful authentication and authorization, and a UI code structure suitable for non-trivial, large-scale business applications.

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October 9, 2017

Using Spring for REST on Liberty Buildpack

During a recent development sprint our team was investigating frameworks in place to support Social Login for a RESTful application. In our research, we found that the common social login areas we were looking at Twitter, Facebook and Google all provided solid documentation on how to integrate into an application.

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September 7, 2017

WebSphere on the Cloud: Application Mitigation

Do you have a modernized WebSphere application in your business running on your on-premise infrastructure? If you’ve migrated your old application code to the present-day WebSphere Application Server (WAS) version and updated your development environments / delivery pipelines to modern practices, it’s time to move your application to the WebSphere Application Server as a Service. In the last blog entry, we explained how you can modernize your existing WebSphere applications with minimal changes and migrate them to the cloud, lowering your costs and simplifying maintenance. This blog entry, we'll cover how to iteratively moving core pieces of compute-based business logic to cloud-based services.

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September 6, 2017

Developing a secure, scalable mobile app in minutes

Kinetise has added a new feature to its platform for the ultra-fast development of native mobile apps called Embedded API Adapter. To refresh your memory – Kinetise is a Rapid Mobile Apps Development Platform that enables you to develop custom, API-driven apps in just a few minutes. Imagine having a short workshop with a business owner who has an app idea and being able to complete the app ready for production deployment. That's the power of using Kinetise!

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