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IBM developerWorks Premium is a developer membership program that provides an all-access pass to powerful tools, resources, and support to enable you to rapidly prototype, develop, and deploy successful cloud projects.

399 USDper year


Go from prototype to production fast!

Rapidly build and deliver your apps in the cloud with a 12-month subscription to Bluemix. Use your 240 USD credits on Bluemix to develop apps with services including Watson, IoT, mobile, and many others. Credits are provisioned to your Bluemix account automatically, and you can start using them as soon as they're provisioned.

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Stay ahead of the curve

Grow your expertise with access to thousands of unabridged IT books and documents covering the hottest developer topics such as agile development, Java programming, iOS, Node.js, PHP, and Swift.

IBM Application Developer Certification

Become a development leader

Demonstrate your expertise with a complimentary certification test, a value of 200 USD. This certification is good toward hundreds of IBM Professional Certification tests (excludes Hardware exams) at any Pearson VUE authorized test center. As a certified IBM Application Developer, you'll have proven experience developing and implementing software and cloud solutions.

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Add free AT&T Cellular Connectivity to your development project

Get a free AT&T SIM Only (Trio) kit including test SIM(s) with limited data and SMS usage for 6 months of AT&T cellular connectivity for use in the United States with your developerWorks Premium membership. You’ll additionally have access to the AT&T Control Center and get access to real-time connectivity testing tools.


Discounts to developer events

Take advantage of up to 50% off the hottest developer events from IBM and partners. See the FAQ for a list of current event discounts.


GitHub repositories

Get a 30-day access to a GitHub personal plan with unlimited private repositories to make your project collaboration, code review, and code management easier and secure.

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Tap into a wealth of expert help on the developerWorks Premium community. The developerWorks development team actively monitors this community, so you get the answers you need, when you need them.

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