IBM will be hosting another Social Business Toolkit community call on December 17th 2012 at 11:00 AM EST. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the IBM Social Business Toolkit and how you can leverage it in your applications. Experts from the development team will be on the call to answer all your questions. You can download an ICS file to add a reminder about the call to your calendar.
BlueMix Virtual Meetup – May 21st
Tue, Apr 22nd 2014 12:12p Ryan- Baxter As some of you are aware IBM has been creating a large number of local meetups around BlueMix. I know that not everyone can attend these for one reason or another so I thought why not try to have a virtual BlueMix Meetup? Our first virtual meetup will be on May 21st at 10 AM EST. We will be using Google Hangouts and the recording will be available on YouTube if you can’t make it. For this first meetup event your presenter will be yours truly and I will be giving an introduction to [read] Keywords: ibm
BlueChatter: A Sample App For BlueMix
Tue, Apr 22nd 2014 8:12a Ryan- Baxter Yesterday I published a new sample application to our Codename: BlueMix organization on GitHub called BlueChatter. BlueChatter is a chat / IRC-like application for your browser. You enter a user name and then you can send messages. If someone else is also using the app they will instantly see whatever messages you send. Obviously this is not going to replace Skype or your favorite IRC client, instead it is meant to demonstrate how to scale your application in BlueMix.
BlueChatter uses l [read] Keywords: application
DevOps Services For BlueMix
Mon, Apr 21st 2014 7:11a Ryan- Baxter You may have noticed the JazzHub DevOps service in the BlueMix catalog as you have been poking around. If you have not played around with it yet I suggest you get to it!
IBM DevOps Services is a place where you can collaborate with others to develop, track, plan and deploy software.
Using the auto-deploy feature in JazzHub you can easily deploy your project to BlueMix on every commit, in other words it allows you to practice continuous integration and delivery. It takes about 1 minute to ena [read] Keywords: ibm
Slides From Boston Cloud Meetup
Tue, Apr 15th 2014 1:14p Ryan- Baxter I was supposed to present last Monday at the Boston Cloud Meetup on Cloud Foundry but my daughter was born the day before so I missed it. One of my colleagues stepped in and did the presentation for me but I figured I would share the slides with everyone anyways. [read] Keywords: application
Heartbleed And PaaSes
Mon, Apr 14th 2014 9:11a Ryan- Baxter I am sure everyone has heard about the Heartbleed bug by now. If you haven’t, where have you been? Even the Today show was talking about it
The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet. SSL/TLS provides communication security and privacy over the Internet for applications such as web, email, ins [read] Keywords: admin
You Choose The Runtime On BlueMix!!!
Thu, Apr 3rd 2014 8:11a Ryan- Baxter As most of you know, you can deploy an app that uses virtually any runtime to BlueMix. As long as there is a buildpack for the runtime, your app will run on BlueMix. Of course knowing the ins and outs of using the buildpack for your runtime can be a little tricky sometimes. That is why over the past few weeks I have been working on implementing a ToDo application in Java, Node, Sinatra, Python, and PHP. This idea was inspired by todomvc.com which is dedicated to showing developers how to [read] Keywords: application
Diving Into PHP and BlueMix
Mon, Mar 31st 2014 7:14a Ryan- Baxter This past week I have been working on writing an app in PHP and getting it deployed on BlueMix. The first thing I did before I started was take a look at the buildpacks that were available. Last week I made the mistake of picking one without trying it first and wasted a huge amount of time trying to figure out what was wrong with my app when it ended up being a problem with the buildpack. This time I decided I would put in a little effort into seeing which ones worked first. Browsing the [read] Keywords: applications
Using BlueMix To Find Qualified Candidates
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 12:12p Ryan- Baxter My colleague David Barnes has created a new video demonstrating BlueMix. In this video he walks through a scenario where an HR departments wants to build an app to help find candidates for a job using LinkedIn. Check it out below. If you want to know some of the nitty gritty details about how deploying an app works check out my blog post on how to deploy a Java app to BlueMix.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZR_jDitw0Sc [read] Keywords: java
Pushing A Java App To BlueMix
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 7:11a Ryan- Baxter In my previous video I took you through a tour of the BlueMix UI, but we didn’t actually go through pushing an application up to BlueMix and seeing the results. Well no fear, I have created videos for that as well. I actually split this up into two videos. In the first one we create a Java app in the BlueMix UI, download the code for the app, make some changes, and then push it back to BlueMix. In part two we learn about scaling our Java app and how to take advantage of the service [read] Keywords: ibm
Deploying A Python App To BlueMix
Tue, Mar 18th 2014 8:12a Ryan- Baxter For the past 2 days I have been trying to get a very simple Python app deployed and running on BlueMix. This proved to be a little challenging because there were no clear cut instructions or simple examples to go by (that I could find at first), and I had never written any Python before. After spending most of the day yesterday talking to some expert IBMers I eventually got a simple hello world Python app using Flask deployed to BlueMix. Later on, I came across this project on GitHub which [read] Keywords: application