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Invitation: June 27th/28th IBM SmartCloud Enterprise Developers Group Virtual Meeting

The next SmartCloud Enterprise Developers Group virtual meeting will take place June 28, 11 a.m. ET, or June 28, 9 a.m. Beijing time.

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Creating Java code using the handy command-line and Java libraries

The IBM SmartCloud Enterprise provides a number of APIs, and I describe them in multiple articles on this web site (read: my blog posts). These APIs allow you to interact with the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise to create, update, and delete resources; but, when you write automation you will need more. For example, you will need […]

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Invitation: May 30th and 31st IBM SmartCloud Enterprise Developers Group Virtual Meeting

The next SmartCloud Enterprise API User Group Virtual Meeting will take place May 30/31.

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Invitation: March 21 and 22 IBM SmartCloud Enterprise API User Group Virtual Meeting

The next IBM SmartCloud Enterprise User Group Virtual Meeting will take place March 21 & 22.

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Invitation: February 15th and 16th IBM SmartCloud Enterprise API User Group Virtual Meeting

Dominique Vernier is an architect working for the IBM Global Cloud Sales Team and he created a package which provides some useful additional command-lines for the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise. As this package is written in Java, Dominique designed this package to allow developers to reused implemented Java classes. During this presentation Dominique will provide an overview of this package.

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Invitation: January 18th and 19th IBM SmartCloud Enterprise API User Group Virtual Meeting

The IBM SmartCloud Enterprise API User Group is a technical community composed of individuals interested in the application programming interfaces (APIs) of the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise offering. The group includes customers, IBM Business Partners, independent software vendors, and IBM employees who share a common interest in understanding the APIs of the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise offering and how they can be used to automate processes and build solutions that integrate with IBM SmartCloud Enterprise.

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Introduction to the RESTful API of IBM SmartCloud Enterprise

The IBM SmartCloud Enterprise RESTful API follows the RESTful principle. It is based on HTTP request using the GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE methods to take actions on the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise platform. RESTful APIs are web-services and thus are often used in a SOA environment, nevertheless some scripting techniques, using for example cURL, are well adapted to use a RESTful API.

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Leveraging cloud for cross-company partnerships

One of the key features of a customized cloud solution is the ability to integrate with other companies to create cross-company services. In this example, we are integrating with an external customer for on-boarding service and an external marketplace.

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Introduction to the Java API of IBM SmartCloud Enterprise

In a previous blog, "What are the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise APIs?" I explained the types of APIs provided by the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise. Now, I explain in more detail the Java API that is provided by the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise platform. This blog also contains a video that demonstrates the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise Java API.

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Invitation: Nov. 16 IBM SmartCloud Enterprise API User Group Virtual Meeting

The IBM SmartCloud Enterprise API User Group is a technical community composed of individuals interested in the application programming interfaces (APIs) of the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise offering. The group includes customers, IBM Business Partners, independent software vendors, and IBM employees who share a common interest in understanding the APIs of the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise offering and how they can be used to automate processes and build solutions that integrate with IBM SmartCloud Enterprise.

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Executive Corner: Interview with LotusLive Chief Architect Marshall Lamb (Part 2 of 2)

Part 2 of Fang Feng's and Neena Richard's interview with IBM LotusLive Chief Architect Marshall Lamb about his perspective on various aspects LotusLive and SaaS, including shifting services to the cloud, collaboration, competitors, data privacy, licensing and more.

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CLI Introduction to the command-line API of IBM SmartCloud Enterprise

In my previous blog, "What are the SmartCloud Enterprise APIs?" I explained the types of APIs provided by the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise. Now, I explain in more detail the command-line API that is provided by the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise platform.

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