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Best of Bluemix: Node.js, DevOps, APIs, and Raspberry Pi

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best of bluemixThis weekly post showcases some of the best new tutorials, videos, and other content published each week on developerWorks. In case you missed any of them, this week’s post features some of the most popular tutorials and articles from the past 6 weeks.

  • Build your first Node.js website
    This popular 3-part series takes you step-by-step through building a dynamic website with Node.js, with no installation required! If you’re just starting out, this is a great place to begin your exploration.
  • Intro to IBM Bluemix DevOps Services
    Want to learn how to deploy and make changes to a simple application? Plan and track your app? Or deploy your app to Bluemix automatically whenever you want? Look to this four-part tutorial series for all your answers.
  • Build a managed API with IBM Bluemix
    This tutorial walks you through creating an API, publishing the API to your Bluemix organization, and ultimately using the API from sample application code. The attached video provides a great overview so you can get a feel for how things work before diving in.
  • Build a remote-controlled Raspberry Pi 2 monitor for your IBM Bluemix apps
    For the open hardware-minded, this fun tutorial shows you how to set up a Raspberry Pi 2 to monitor uptime and access time for a running IBM Bluemix app, capturing the results in a graphing app that you can deploy to Bluemix. You’ll also code a desktop application that controls the Raspberry Pi 2 monitor remotely. 

Check out the Bluemix page on developerWorks for more great how-to and introductory content on Bluemix, including quick-starts, a list of tutorials available for each Bluemix service, and more.

Do you have ideas for Bluemix topics you’d like to see more of on developerWorks? We’d love to hear from you! Comment here or email the dW editor-in-chief your ideas!

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