Articles & tutorials

Index – San Francisco

Develop. Collaborate. Deploy.

Index – San Francisco is an open developer community event. Learn the latest software development practices and techniques to advance your skills and develop your career. Take 3 days to prepare for the next 365.

February 20-22, 2018

IBM Cloud Blog

IBM Bluemix is now IBM Cloud

It's the same platform you love, but with a new name.

We are excited to announce that we are merging the Bluemix brand with IBM Cloud brand, since they’ve grown to be synonymous. All the Bluemix products, services, support, etc. that you know and love will continue being offered with no changes, except for a simpler name -- IBM Cloud.

IBM Code

Go deeper with IBM Code

Solve real-world cloud computing challenges. IBM Code resources include code patterns, tech talks, open source projects, developer advocates, dynamic communities, and more.


developerWorks Cloud newsletter

Staying current is hard work. The developerWorks editors can make it a little easier. Each month we hand-pick the best cloud-computing tutorials, videos, announcements, and events -- and package them in a newsletter that's delivered to your inbox.

It's a fast read that will keep you in the know. Browse the current issue.

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Developer Center

IBM Cloud Developer Center

Develop, deploy, and manage your apps in the cloud. Start your free trial, and browse tutorials, courses, sample code, and events to get proficient in a hurry!

The IBM Cloud platform handles the implementation, hosting, and scaling details, so you can focus on building great apps.

Code patterns

Unlock enterprise data using APIs

Learn how to create and expose APIs for enterprise data using LoopBack.

This code pattern follows a common use case in which a fictional logistics company, Acme Freight, leverages existing enterprise assets using APIs. Using LoopBack, an open source Node.js framework, the company exposes assets located in an ERP system. It delivers them securely to new and existing applications using a microservices architecture managed within a single interface in API Connect.

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Learning paths and courses

Cloud Computing

Duration: 4 hours

IBM Blockchain for developers

This learning path is designed for developers to quickly understand IBM's direction with blockchain technology and to give hands-on experience with a sample use case.

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Cloud Application Developer certification preparation

Explore the key concepts that can help you prepare to pass the IBM Cloud Platform Application Development V1 exam.

Connect to Cloud: API Connect

Capitalize on your existing skills and enterprise apps by connecting to and from the cloud via APIs in a hybrid cloud approach.

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developerWorks TV

developerWorks Mailbag (video series)

Engineer and Developer Advocate Doug Tidwell answers your questions on a variety of development topics.


MicroservicesTV: Cloud Reference Architectures

IBM Distinguished Engineer Roland Barcia discusses cloud reference architectures and why they are so important in today’s ever-changing technological landscape -- whether you’re building a net-new Cloud Native application or modernizing an existing Enterprise application in production.

Highlights from KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017

Didn't make it to Austin this year? These videos offer valuable insights into the thought leadership going on at the event.

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Use the IBM Cloud Container Service in your IBM Cloud Dedicated environments

Sachi Pradhan and Sanjay Nayakwill teach you how to get the most out of the IBM Cloud Container Service. You’ll Learn how to create clusters and deploy containers in your dedicated environments.


Istio Deep Dive with Dan Berg and Zack Butcher

IBM Distinguished Engineer Dan Berg and Google software engineer Zack Butcher provide an overview of the Istio mesh and take a deep dive into the technology, its benefits, and its bright future.


Techsplain cloud technologies to management

These short videos can help you explain to your boss what cloud technologies and implementations are, and help you make the case for why your business needs to adopt them.


Kill the monolith with Node.js microservices on Cloud Foundry

Tony Erwin illustrates how the "Weapons of Microservices" can be used to slay the "Demons of the Monolith" in any development project.


IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI: How to deploy to Kubernetes on IBM Cloud

Andrew Trice takes you through the process of creating a new application and deploying it to the Kubernetes™ environment using the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI.

The Developer Dojo (video series)

Angel Diaz, IBM's VP of Developer Tech & Advocacy, explores the future of software and application development with some of the leading minds in the industry.

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Technical books and white papers