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5 Reasons Developers Can’t Afford to Miss Watson DevCon

by October 18, 2016

The countdown to the first-ever Watson Developer Conference is on. In less than one month, developers, students and entrepreneurs will be coming to the Innovation Hangar in San Francisco to learn how to drive innovation through cognitive app development. I’m here to give you a behind-the-scenes look at what you can expect at the DevCon and why you can’t afford to miss it.

REASON #1: Experience Watson services on Bluemix with hands-on labs:Stop by our hands-on labs and learn how to get started with Watson services, kick-start your app and become a Bluemix pro. And not to worry, Watson and Bluemix experts will be on-site to help answer questions and even bounce your latest and greatest app ideas off of.

IBM WebSphere Liberty Buildpack on Cloud Foundry

by July 23, 2013

IBM has just announced it is joining the Cloud Foundry project and making it a component of their open cloud architecture. Pivotal and IBM has jointly announced a series of actions to further engage the community in Cloud Foundry.
A guest blog by Rachel Reinitz, an IBM Distinguished Engineer in IBM Software Services
As one of the IBMers who have been engaging with Pivotal, I’ve really enjoyed the collaboration and certainly learned a lot. So, I’d like to tell you about the IBM/Pivotal collaboration around developing an IBM Java and Liberty buildpack.
Buildpacks offer Great Potential
A key part of the Cloud Foundry architecture is the use of buildpacks to specify and compose runtime environments for a class of applications. Cloud Foundry has adopted buildpacks from Heroku.