October 22, 2018

Use Your Own Provider for Mail Sent with IBM Cloud App ID

With IBM Cloud App ID’s Cloud Directory feature, you can add sign-up and sign-in to your mobile or web apps and create a user registry to manage users. Cloud Directory supports sending email messages to your users to verify their email address, allows them to reset their password, and more.

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June 26, 2018

Use your own UI and Flows for User Sign-Up and Sign-in with App ID

With IBM Cloud App ID, you can easily add authentication and authorization to the apps and APIs that you have running on IBM Cloud. App ID lets you add enterprise sign-in, or social sign-in, or you can use the Cloud Directory feature to allow users to sign up directly from your app with an email and password. App ID provides a default sign-up and sign-in widget with out-of-the-box user flows, such as reset password and email verification.

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January 16, 2018

A hybrid Cordova mobile app with Push and Analytics in minutes

As promised while introducing "Tutorials to get your mobile development up and running", we are continuing our efforts to add more mobile solution tutorials. After quickly scaffolding a native iOS-Swift and Android mobile app with Push and Analytics, it's time to bring in the hybrid mobile app development flavor to the game with Cordova - Apache Cordova is an open-source mobile development framework. It allows you to use standard web technologies - HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript for cross-platform development.

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January 8, 2017

Using the new OpenWhisk Debugger

If you haven't seen it yet, now's your opportunity to check out OpenWhisk debugger. It allows you to debug OpenWhisk actions on your local machine, in a rich debugging environment, just like you are debugging local code.

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December 16, 2016

Prepping your OpenWhisk code for GA

It’s been an exciting year as advances in serverless computing, and OpenWhisk in particular, have transformed the way that we can build our applications and APIs. Learn how to prep your code for the GA.

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November 18, 2016

Use pure CSS to create “sticky” footers on a web page

Sticky footers are landing developers in, well, sticky situations. We'll teach you how to make the footer of your web page stay at the bottom—even if the page's content area is shorter than the user's browser window.

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April 7, 2015

Reaching Enterprise Backend with Bluemix Secure Gateway via SDK API

This document uses a simple hypothetical scenario in which an educational institution wants to develop a mobile or web application to access on-premises information contained in a MongoDB. The user develops an application that will be pushed into Bluemix and uses the Secure Gateway service to access the database. The application will connect to an on-premises instance of the Secure Gateway client that is running in a Docker image. When the client is connected, it will provide a secure connection from the user’s application to their backend database.

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February 18, 2015

Using the new Bluemix Visual Recognition service in Cordova

Before I begin, a quick disclaimer: I've been at IBM for a grand total of five days. Considering three were taken up by travel and orientation, I'm very much the new kid on the block here. I've only begun to look into MobileFirst and Bluemix, so you should take what I show here with the same confidence you would give anyone using a new technology for two days. In other words - proceed with caution!

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January 21, 2015

NodeCellar on Bluemix: Sample Application with Backbone.js, Twitter Bootstrap, Node.js, Express, and MongoDB

Node Cellar is a sample Node.js Express application that uses Backbone.js, Twitter Bootstrap, and MongoDB.  This application was written outside of IBM and was not intended to run on Bluemix.  However, with very little change, it will run on Bluemix just fine.

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