Ramratan Vennam

February 10, 2017

Deploy and manage Bluemix Java applications from IntelliJ

Currently, there is no Bluemix plugin for IntelliJ, but you can do many of the deployment tasks using the powerful cf-maven-plugin. These tasks include push, start, stop, delete and scale applications as well as explore, create, bind, unbind and delete services. Best of all, it is very easy to set up.

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May 24, 2016

Rapid Application Development with Mendix on Bluemix

Bluemix is all about rapid application development. It's about empowering anyone with an idea to quickly create solutions by stitching together various frameworks, services and API's on the cloud.  It's about bringing development time down from months to weeks to even days. We're constantly looking to simplify the lives of our developers by bringing the very best technology to their fingertips. And today, we're excited to see Mendix on Bluemix!

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February 23, 2016

Bluemix OpenWhisk, Instant Runtimes, Containers or Virtual Machines?

IBM Bluemix allows you to pick the right infrastructure for deploying your applications, but how do you know what is right for you? IBM Bluemix offers four ways for you to run your applications. These environments, referred to as compute options, are: IBM Bluemix OpenWhisk (OpenWhisk), Instant Runtimes (Cloud Foundry), IBM Containers (Docker), and Virtual Machines (OpenStack).

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January 12, 2016

Using React for our Bluemix application

React is a view-layer JavaScript framework/library for single page web applications. Its true value shines when you want a data-driven UI with many components.

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October 8, 2015

Gartner Symposium 2015: Conversations and Coffee at the IBM Cloud Cafe

Being my first time attending Gartner Symposium, I didn’t know what to expect. Getting on the bus from my hotel to Disney World, my immediate reaction was - wow was I under-dressed. Everyone was in suits! OK - this really is a C-Level conference.

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October 1, 2015

Enterprise transformation with Bluemix Hybrid

Those following the Bluemix story understand the true power of Bluemix – allowing developers to focus on faster, better and easier ways to build applications in the cloud. Developers are able to choose from a catalog of over 100 services and stitch them together to create powerful cognitive, Internet of Things, and mobile applications. It is no surprise that we are onboarding over 15,000 new users per week! Today IBM announced the third leg of our hybrid strategy – Bluemix Local. This post presents a typical scenario of an enterprise customer using Bluemix Local to build a hybrid solution.

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September 25, 2015

Remote debug Java applications on Bluemix using Eclipse

You can now attach the Eclipse debugger to do line-by-line debugging of a application running on Bluemix! The remote application debug capability has been introduced for JEE applications and Liberty servers that are published using the Eclipse Tools for Bluemix plugin.

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August 11, 2015

Build a PHP MySQL application and database

Alright, you asked for it! You got it. A very simple PHP application on Bluemix that talks to a MySQL database. No bells and whistles. It's perfect for a new developer.

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August 5, 2015

Bluemix OpenWhisk, Cloud Foundry, Containers or Virtual Servers?

IBM Bluemix allows you to pick the right infrastructure for deploying your applications, but how do you know what is right for you? IBM Bluemix offers four ways for you to run your applications. These environments, referred to as compute options, are: IBM Bluemix OpenWhisk (OpenWhisk), Instant Runtimes (Cloud Foundry), IBM Containers (Docker), and Virtual Servers (OpenStack).

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