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July 18, 2017

Deploying a Spring IBM Graph Application to Bluemix Kubernetes

In this blog post, I'll describe the process of connecting an IBM Graph service on Bluemix with a Spring application. Then we'll deploy that application to a Bluemix Kubernetes cluster, using Kubernetes secrets to securely pass configuration credentials.

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July 18, 2017

Spring, Liberty and Single Sign On

Have you ever wondered how you could protect your Spring app with the Bluemix SSO service? In this article, we’ll cover how you can convert a Spring application running on Liberty from using a manually configured Open ID Connect (OIDC) Server, to using the Bluemix Single Sign On service. A short while ago I wrote […]

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July 18, 2017

Deprecation: Single and Scalable Group Container Service in Bluemix Dedicated and Local

We are excited that the IBM Bluemix Container Service with Kubernetes has now gone live. IBM Bluemix Container Service now combines Docker and Kubernetes to deliver powerful tools, an intuitive user experience, and built-in security and isolation. The service leverages cloud services and Watson’s cognitive capabilities to enable rapid delivery of applications. It provides access to all of the DevOps capabilities of Kubernetes including rolling updates to support zero-downtime deployments of new versions.

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July 17, 2017

Quickly Develop, Build, and Deploy Applications on IBM Cloud with DevOps services

For development teams getting started with new cloud projects, whether they’re mobile, web, or IOT, setting up the needed resources, DevOps services and tools can take up a significant amount of time – time the delivery team could use being productive and innovative in their approach to continuous delivery of apps. Teams need to think about the following key aspects as they set up their new projects

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July 12, 2017

Lively chatbots: Best Practices

More and more chatbots are being developed and there are good reasons for it. Not all chatbot projects succeed. Often, missing user acceptance is stated. The dialog system might not have hit the nerve, might not have fitted into the target environment. Would you talk with a friend who does not remember your name is repeating the same five phrases over and over again? I would not. So what can be done to make chatbots more lively, more human-like? Here are some best practices and ideas on how to implement them.

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June 30, 2017

Getting started with Bondevalue on Bluemix

Bondevalue is a Singapore-based Fintech company that focuses on Asian bond markets. Unlike equities which have already been digitally disrupted, bonds have remained unchanged for decades with private bank clients unable to access live prices.

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June 30, 2017

Unified Inbox on Bluemix: What does UnificationEngine do?

With Unified Inbox’s UnificationEngine intelligent IoT messaging platform, users can communicate with their smart devices. Often called human-to-machine (H2M) communications, UnificationEngine enables users to send and receive messages to over 20 different global communications channels, including SMS, email, and the most popular social media, messaging, and chat platforms.

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June 29, 2017

IBM App Connect: Anyone can integrate!

IBM App Connect provides a business-user friendly, web-based tool to connect applications together to automate tedious and time-consuming tasks. It helps users to automate workflows and integrate data, apps and APIs across hybrid cloud environments. The user experience is designed to support a range of roles and needs; from simple, trigger-action flows across cloud apps to multi-step flows requiring sophisticated data transformation and mapping.

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June 27, 2017

The key to get your app running on the cloud. FAST.

Bluemix Continuous Delivery allows for integrated agile planning, coding, building, deploying, and collaborating with your team. You can get your app running on the Bluemix cloud within minutes. Continuous Delivery provides a very strong infrastructure to support your coding needs. Here are a few tips, tricks and hidden gems that can help you get coding at lightning speed.

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