Serverless

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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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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Running Go Programs as IBM Cloud Functions

IBM Cloud Functions is a functions-as-a-service platform that is powered by Apache OpenWhisk. It is a readily extensible serverless platform that supports functions authored in various programing languages including Node.js,Python, Swift, Java, and PHP. A feature of IBM Cloud Functions that has been around for some time but not well documented is support for native binaries: any executable that is binary compatible […]

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For Performant Swift Serverless actions…

While coding and drafting “Mobile app with a Serverless Backend”, We came up with an idea to use Swift on the server-side for the iOS app (it’s an interesting use case).So, that it will cater the full stack swift developers out there. The same is true for the Android version of the app as well.

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Your top 2017 IBM Cloud picks

2017 has been a year of transition, especially in the realm of exciting new technologies. We're wrapping up 2017 with your top picks from the year, including announcements, how-to's and innovative use cases, to help you prepare for what's to come in IBM Cloud next year.

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New Cloud Functions UI Enhancements

The IBM Cloud Function UI is updated to include new functionality which allows for easier Action, Sequence, and Trigger management. The following areas of the UI are updated to provide a more flexible environment to work with your IBM Cloud Functions entities.

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Tutorials to get your mobile development up and running

Recently, we announced new tutorials to get you started on IBM Cloud. In continuation of our effort to bring in structured and well-defined tutorials, we are adding a mobile section

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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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Secure your mobile serverless backend with App ID

Learn how to implement user authentication and application logic with App ID and Cloud Functions in IBM Cloud.

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