node.js

October 22, 2018

Use Your Own Provider for Mail Sent with IBM Cloud App ID

With IBM Cloud App ID’s Cloud Directory feature, you can add sign-up and sign-in to your mobile or web apps and create a user registry to manage users. Cloud Directory supports sending email messages to your users to verify their email address, allows them to reset their password, and more.

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October 9, 2018

Deprecation of Separate Application Management in IBM SDK for Node.js Buildpack

We are deprecating the Application Management feature, and it will eventually be removed. With the removal of Application Management, your Node.js droplet will be smaller so your push times to the cloud could become shorter.

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July 24, 2018

Aligning the Node.js Buildpack to Community Runtimes

Starting with our next release, the IBM Node.js buildpack on IBM Cloud and IBM Cloud Private will provide the community edition binaries as a default.

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June 26, 2018

Use your own UI and Flows for User Sign-Up and Sign-in with App ID

With IBM Cloud App ID, you can easily add authentication and authorization to the apps and APIs that you have running on IBM Cloud. App ID lets you add enterprise sign-in, or social sign-in, or you can use the Cloud Directory feature to allow users to sign up directly from your app with an email and password. App ID provides a default sign-up and sign-in widget with out-of-the-box user flows, such as reset password and email verification.

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April 25, 2018

Securing Angular+Node.js Applications using App ID

One of the most common architectures of modern applications is Single Page Applications (SPAs), where a single HTML page interacts with a backend application via JavaScript to dynamically generate its content. In this blog, we look at how a single page application can integrate authentication and authorization via IBM Cloud App ID.

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February 15, 2018

Database-driven Slack chatbot with Conversation service

Ever wanted to build a Slackbot, a chatbot integrated into Slack, on your own? I am going to show you how easy it is to integrate Slack or Facebook Messenger with the IBM Watson Conversation service. As a bonus, the bot is going to access a Db2 database to store and retrieve data. The code in the tutorial uses a serverless fashion with IBM Cloud Functions.

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February 14, 2018

New Node.js 8 runtime for IBM Cloud Functions

Introducing a new runtime for JavaScript IBM Cloud Functions based on Node.js version 8. Now you can take advantage of the new features that are offered by the recently released Node.js version 8 on Long Term Support

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February 8, 2018

Turn-key Kubernetes with data visualization and analytics

There are many reasons why you might choose Kubernetes as your platform for hosting your application(s). In Cloud Foundry, for each application, the platform provides the isolation, OS, runtime, networking and management capabilities. This opinionated environment is ideal for some use cases. Kubernetes provides similar capabilities but gives you the control of the OS, runtime, networking rules of each service, communication between services in your cluster and more.

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January 18, 2018

Build and Deploy a MEAN Stack Application on IBM Cloud

MEAN is a collection of JavaScript-based technologies — MongoDB, Express.js, AngularJS, and Node.js — used to develop web applications. From the client and server sides to databases, MEAN is a full-stack development toolkit. This tutorial walks you through the creation of a web application using the popular MEAN stack. It is composed of a Mongo DB, Express web framework, Angular front-end framework and a Node.js runtime.

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