November 11, 2014

JavaEE mobile apps in the cloud with Bluemix and Vaadin

Whether your migrating your existing application to the web or are building your startup's new platform for the masses, your main goal is to maximize user experience and leverage developer productivity. These two factors will dictate your applications success. For JavaEE developers Bluemix and Vaadin are a perfect combo for achieving these goals. We’re thus happy to announce the release of a Vaadin Boilerplate for Bluemix. A Bluemix boilerplate is a runtime and an example application which in Vaadin’s case is a fullstack example app with a CRUD view, statistics view, map view and all persisted through EJB services via JPA to DB2 and running on WebSphere Liberty.

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October 13, 2014

Actionable Compression in the Palm of Your Hand: Using Ruby to Put Analytics in a Mobile App

The challenge with analytics has been two fold. First, the computational load resulted in processing subsets of data with tremendous hardware overheads. Secondly, it took a data scientist weeks, months, or years to give you useful analysis. The Bluemix team was excited to see a demonstration of IBM Blu Acceleration technology that made it possible to do on-the-fly analytics surfaced on a mobile application.

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September 5, 2014

Improving Customer Experience with Continuous Quality for Mobile Apps

The pace and nature of Development release cycles has changed dramatically. Seasoned developers working in traditional software delivery models are accustomed to a major product release every 12- 24 months, with point release every 3 months, to resolve bugs and introduce new functions that customers have deemed absolutely necessary.  This webcast on continuous quality discusses the implications of changes in the traditional release cycle.

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July 23, 2014

Replay of the Bluemix Virtual Meetup on Mobile Services

Today I hosted a virtual meetup on the mobile services in Bluemix.  It was a great session, with the experts sharing a lot of insights and demos.  Below is the replay, be sure to check it out!

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June 30, 2014

IBM Bluemix General Availability!

Today marks the general availability of IBM Bluemix, the open cloud platform intended to facilitate rapid development of applications in the cloud. With more than 50 services and flexible, pay-as-you-go pricing, the GA adds a lot of new functions since the last beta refresh.

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June 25, 2014

Migrating Mobile Cloud client applications from the Beta

If you created a mobile client app that accesses Mobile Cloud services during the Beta, you’ll need to update your app. Many APIs in the Mobile Cloud Services SDK have changed.

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June 25, 2014

What’s new in Mobile Cloud for June

The newest version of the Mobile Cloud services is now available on Bluemix! If you’ve been with us since the Beta, there are several key items you’ll want to know about. This post contains a general overview of the changes that were made to the Mobile Cloud SDK and services.

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April 24, 2014

Upgraded Mobile Cloud Services – What You Need To Know

On Thursday April 24th, the BlueMix team made some significant updates to the Mobile Cloud Services. We are confident that these changes will create a better development platform. If you were using these services prior to the update, you will need to take some action to modify your mobile application code and mobile cloud services. Any mobile backend application that you created before April 24th will not function without changes. Many older mobile backend applications are easily identifiable because their icon has changed to a "warning" icon,

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April 23, 2014

Mobile Services – Planned maintenance and upgrade – April 24 2014

We will be updating the IBM BlueMix Mobile Services on Thursday April 24, 2014, between 8am and 5pm US Eastern time. During the update you will not be able to create any new Mobile Backend applications. If you are an existing user of the affected Mobile Data, Push, Cloud Code and MAM services, read the following additional information […]

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