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December 13, 2018

Slack Chatbot with PostgreSQL Backend

Learn what it takes to replace a database service for an existing IBM Cloud solution tutorial. Build a serverless Slack chatbot backed by PostgreSQL.

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November 23, 2018

Python 3.7 Runtime Now Available in IBM Cloud Functions

We are happy to announce that you can develop Python Actions using Python 3.7. You can use this version of Python by specifying the runtime in the CLI with "--kind python:3.7" or selecting Python 3 in the UI when creating a new Action.

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October 12, 2018

Cloud Functions Package Design and Best Practices

Whether they're JARs, libs, Gems, or modules, successful programming languages provide an ability to share and re-use code. IBM Cloud Functions is no different—it enables developer productivity through installable packages. But what makes a good package?

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August 30, 2018

Querying Your Distributed Application Data Using IBM Cloud Object Storage and IBM SQL Query

In this third part of a four-part series on Operationalizing SQL Query, we'll bring together the microservices we deployed in Part 1 to query data in IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS) using the techniques we developed in Part 2 using IBM SQL Query with the goal of connecting our application's data to Business Intelligence (BI) tools.

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August 13, 2018

CI/CD Pipeline for OpenWhisk Functions Using Whisk Deploy

The article presents a technique for developing a CI/CD pipeline in IBM Cloud for OpenWhisk functions using Whisk Deploy configuration cataloged in GitHub.

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August 8, 2018

Creating A Microservice Data Lake With IBM Cloud Object Storage and IBM SQL Query

Is your application's data a stream trickling into a puddle or a rising tide overwhelming the levees? Either way, IBM has you covered with tools to store, retrieve, query, and gain insights from data of any size.

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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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December 4, 2017

Building Your Decoder Ring At CloudNativeCon

Today I’m blogging from ISTIO Day at CloudNativeCon in Austin. IBM has a whole cache of event activities for attendees looking to unlock the secrets to accelerated DevOps, container ops, distributed logging, container security, microservices, and serverless computing. We’ll also have tips & tricks for building cloud native.  Coming out of the conference, developers will […]

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October 10, 2017

Introducing Serverless Composition for IBM Cloud Functions

Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) bring to the cloud a set of properties that are central to the serverless computing promise: little to no concern about infrastructure operations, auto provisioning and auto scaling, and pay-per-use with zero cost for idle time. While these benefits are driving the growth of FaaS, developers are quickly realizing they need a better programming […]

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