Get Started Building With Node.js on Bluemix in 10 Minutes or Less
Whether you’re building a cognitive app, an IoT app, or a serverless app using OpenWhisk, Node is quickly becoming a popular choice. If you’re like many app developers, then you may have based the architecture of your apps on the Node.js framework because of its event-driven architecture and non-blocking I/O API. But the power of that architecture can’t be realized unless your hosting environment provides enterprise-grade scalability and reliability. That’s why many developers are choosing to build their apps with Node.js on Bluemix.
If you haven’t used Bluemix, then we invite you to register for a free trial and try it for yourself.
If you want to try building your own Node.js app on Bluemix, we’ve created a simple tutorial to help get you started. The video below shows the tutorial at an accelerated pace. But for most developers, the tutorial will allow you to build a sample app in 10 minutes or less. To complete the guide, you’ll need a Bluemix account and a few other things.
IBM is committed to helping developers do more with Node.js. In addition the tutorial above, we’ve created a number of resources which you can take advantage of:
Find more advanced guides to building Node.js apps on Bluemix at developerWorks Recipes
Check out API Connect (formerly StrongLoop) and learn how you can create new APIs and microservices based on the popular open-source Node.js Express and LoopBack® frameworks
Learn more about IBM’s efforts to help grow and improve Node.js by visiting our Node@IBM Developer Center
View and get involved in our open source projects related to Node.js on via developerWorks Open