MobileFirst

July 21, 2015

Best of Bluemix: iOS apps, DevOps, and Data Analytics

This weekly post showcases some of the best new tutorials, videos, and other content published each week on developerWorks. The featured topics are Bluemix and the MobileFirst Platform for iOS, using scrum methods with DevOps Services, and the DataWorks service. More...

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May 7, 2015

Mobile Apps Offline and Online – Part I

In the dynamic and ever-changing realm of mobile, context is critical to the success of your applications. Users may be at home sitting on the couch, or they could be on top of a mountain with very limited connectivity. There’s no way to predict where someone will be when they’re using your app, and as many of us painfully know already, there is never a case when you are always online on your mobile devices. Well, this doesn’t always have to be a problem. Regardless of whether your app is online or offline, it is important that your app does what it needs to do – solve a problem and provide value. This three-part tutorial will walk through the creation of a sample application called GeoPix, which leverages IBM MobileFirst on IBM Bluemix to capture data and image attachments locally (even offline) and replicate those changes to an online data store so that the user experience is never compromised.

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April 20, 2015

MobileFirst on Bluemix: Part 5 – Monitoring and Logging

IBM MobileFirst is a platform for efficiently and securely delivering applications on mobile devices. It provides application monitoring and operational analytics, multi-platform push notification management, data storage with online/offline persistence, security, and more. The IBM MobileFirst Platform is available as an on-premise server or on the IBM Bluemix cloud offering. This is the last installment of this five-part series.

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April 15, 2015

MobileFirst on Bluemix: Part 4 – Push Notifications

IBM MobileFirst is a platform for efficiently and securely delivering applications on mobile devices. It provides application monitoring and operational analytics, multi-platform push notification management, data storage with online/offline persistence, security, and more. The IBM MobileFirst Platform is available as an on-premise server or on the IBM Bluemix cloud offering. This is the fourth installment of this five-part series.

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April 14, 2015

MobileFirst on Bluemix: Part 3 – Consuming Data from Cloudant

IBM MobileFirst is a platform for efficiently and securely delivering applications on mobile devices. It provides application monitoring and operational analytics, multi-platform push notification management, data storage with online/offline persistence, security, and more. The IBM MobileFirst Platform is available as an on-premise server or on the IBM Bluemix cloud offering. This is the third installment of this five-part series.

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April 10, 2015

MobileFirst on Bluemix: Part 2 – Updating the Node.js Backend

IBM MobileFirst is a platform for efficiently and securely delivering applications on mobile devices. It provides application monitoring and operational analytics, multi-platform push notification management, data storage with online/offline persistence, security, and more. The IBM MobileFirst Platform is available as an on-premise server or on the IBM Bluemix cloud offering. This is the second installment of this five-part series.

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April 8, 2015

MobileFirst on Bluemix: Part 1 – Getting Started

IBM MobileFirst is a platform for efficiently and securely delivering applications on mobile devices. It provides application monitoring and operational analytics, multi-platform push notification management, data storage with online/offline persistence, security, and more. The IBM MobileFirst Platform is available as an on-premise server or on the IBM Bluemix cloud offering. In this series, we’re going to focus on the MobileFirst for Bluemix cloud offering for delivering a native application to the iOS platform.

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March 30, 2015

The fast track for enterprise mobile apps: IBM MobileFirst Platform for iOS

Do you want to take the fast track to building a mobile app for iOS without worrying about IT infrastructure? Now you can because IBM MobileFirst Platform for iOS offers a powerful backend that runs on Bluemix, complete with a set of services that cover common backend needs, including data, push notifications, security, and analytics.

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January 19, 2015

Webinar Q&A: Developing iOS Apps on Bluemix using IBM MobileFirst Platform

Thank you all who joined Bluemix's first webinar of the year, Developing iOS Apps on Bluemix using IBM MobileFirst Platform for iOS.  The MobileFirst platform team demonstrated how quickly developers can build iOS applications.  The demo code is available for download for those that want a starting point. Don't forget to join us on Wed, Jan 28th for a step by step demonstration of How to Use Microservices to Build a REAL Cloud App.  

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