node.js

Obey your commands: Home automation using Watson and PubNub

Integration of voice control in smart devices is buzzing, and adoption continues to grow. Voice control provides a more natural way of interacting with connected apps and devices ranging from news feeds, traffic information to acting as personal assistants in the home. These intelligent devices respond to commands spoken in our own voice and act immediately.

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Making bots talk with Watson and PubNub

Speech enabled devices are leaping forward, and voice is becoming the dominant bot interface. Digital assistants, or bots, as they are widely known nowadays, speak more like humans. Their popularity is growing with a multitude of apps that can make your life easier, and their application is found in domains like customer service, home automation, chat and news readers to name a few.

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Get real-time billing insights from your Bluemix account

I’m a Cloud technical sales in SPGI and so I meet current and future Bluemix customers regularly. One of the main questions that usually comes to the forefront during these meetings is how to organize and administrate their BX accounts. Besides, they don’t have a clear process to do the mapping between their company structure and Bluemix Account Hierarchy.

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Securing single page apps with App ID service

The Investment Insights for Asset Managers offers a dashboard type user interface to allow users to analyze a set of stock portfolios based on the risk factor calculated. The application uses a combination of services like Watson Discovery News, Investment Portfolio, Predictive Market Scenarios and Simulated Instrument Analytics. All of the services configured using Node.js for the backend and AngularJS for the front end.

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The Container Industry Moves On From Single Instance…

Interest in containers has surged in the DevOps community since IBM co-founded the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in 2015. Innovation in open cloud technology creates challenges with interoperability and integration. The Foundation is run by developers, for developers to minimize those challenges by promoting cloud native applications and services.

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Roland Garros 2017: Bluemix and Watson Analytics

On Sunday, May 28th Roland Garros (French Open) opened its gates to the latest running of the tournament. As one of the four Grand Slam events in Tennis, there is a keen focus on ensuring the event runs smoothly and provides fans with the experience and insights they would want from such a prestigious event. This year IBM has provided a solution using Watson Analytics to help the content team understand and review key web metrics to help guide decision making throughout the event.

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2.2 Deploy and scale a kubernetes chat app on IBM Bluemix

In the previous BlueChatter post, we looked at deploying and scaling a Node.js chat app using Cloud Foundry and Docker Container approach. In this post, we will look at how to deploy, scale and manage a Kubernetes application. We will reuse the same BlueChatter node.js application for this example.

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Getting Started with Nexmo on Bluemix

Nexmo, The Vonage API Platform, provides tools for voice, messaging and phone verification, enabling you to embed programmable communications into mobile apps, websites and business systems. Nexmo APIs include SMS text messaging, two-factor authentication, voice, chat, and social media connect.

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Serverless computing and Watson service chaining via OpenWhisk : Part 3 of 3 expose an action or sequence

By now, you should be aware of what OpenWhisk is and leverage OpenWhisk Sequence to chain Watson services. Also, you should have created Swift and NodeJS actions for transforming the JSON to required formats. In this post, you will learn how to expose an action or a sequence (Chain of actions) as a RESTful endpoint via OpenWhisk API Gateway and OpenWhisk CLI.

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