StrongLoop, an IBM Company, is one of the leaders of the Node.js community. They offer powerful API capabilities and Node.js DevOps tools, which means exciting things for Bluemix. For those starting from scratch wanting to create a Node.js application with powerful API and CRUD capabilities, look to the LoopBack framework. For those with existing Node.js applications, look to using StrongLoop Arc’s management and DevOps tools to actively monitor your application.
StrongLoop Arc is a graphical UI for the StrongLoop platform that complements the StrongLoop slc command line tools. Arc includes tools for building, profiling, and monitoring Node.js apps.
See StrongLoop on Bluemix!
In the video below, Al Tsang, StrongLoop CTO, explains how StrongLoop and Bluemix will be combined into a seamless hybrid experience. He briefly summarizes the strengths of each product and then demonstrates a sample application leveraging StrongLoop Arc’s local management capabilities now available on Bluemix.
Multiple environments are pretty common in a project when building a solution. They support the different phases of the development cycle and the slight differences between the environments, like capacity, networking, credentials, and log verbosity. These two tutorials will show you how to manage the environments with Terraform.