Java

WebSphere Liberty and the IBM commitment to Java innovation

Over the past 22 years, Java has remained a top programming language, and it continues to rapidly evolve for the cloud-native era. IBM is committed to staying at the forefront of Java development so that our clients benefit from the very latest Java EE and Spring technology updates. Today, IBM is releasing the latest version […]

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IBM empowers Java community with an open source first approach

As Java developers tackle cloud-based deployment models to solve complex enterprise problems, new architectural patterns such as microservices are emerging, evolving existing programming models and inventing new ones. In the last few weeks, IBM has announced plans to help reinvigorate the developer community. Interested in understanding IBM’s broader strategy and long-standing commitment to open source? […]

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6 Java developer highlights at InterConnect 2017

Java developers, listen up. By now, you may have heard about the sessions, labs, roundtables, activities and events being offered at IBM InterConnect 2017. With more than 2,000 sessions and 200 labs to choose from, it can be a daunting task to create your agenda for the conference. Luckily, we’ve done some of the work […]

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How did we develop software without Docker?

Software developers have used container technology for some time now, but why is Docker so darn popular? With Docker, a developer can use a command to build everything needed to run an application into a single package. Docker’s developers built its API to fit seamlessly into most development and deployment workflows. Remember when it was […]

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Create and deploy a stand-alone Java application on IBM Bluemix

I’ve found IBM Bluemix to be very intuitive so far, giving users access to many templates, simple drag-and-drop options and illustrative help. But I wanted to provide some information on deploying a stand-alone Java application because it’s something I was searching for, and I assume others will be looking for the same. I intend to highlight common pitfalls and […]

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The rise of cloud-based IDEs: Q & A with IBM’s Ken Walker

Maybe it’s a little bit of manifest destiny, but I couldn’t help but notice that one of my new year’s predictions is already coming true: Namely that it’s only late February and I’m already seeing dev shops that are taking Cloud Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) seriously.

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Improving developer productivity with the cloud

Surely there must be a better way to enable your developers. There must be a way to get them up and running in under a day.

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Revisiting use of the Java API for IBM SmartCloud Enterprise

With much credit to Dominique Vernier and his previous postings, I revisit the use of the Java API for IBM SmartCloud Enterprise and attempt to provide additional insights for people looking to get started.

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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: 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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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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