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Arup Datta | September 9, 2016
IBM Bluemix, a cloud platform as a service (PaaS) developed by IBM, supports integrated DevOps to manage application development from start to finish on the cloud. Bluemix is based on the Cloud Foundry open source technology, and runs on the SoftLayer infrastructure. In this tutorial, I will show you how to build a simple web application using IBM Bluemix DevOps services, deploy it to the IBM... + continue reading
Andy Thurai | September 8, 2016
The United States spends around 17-18% of its GDP on healthcare every year. When you put this into dollar numbers, it is a mind-boggling $2.9 trillion. Unfortunately, that spending will grow at a faster rate now due to baby boomers becoming an aging population, and they are the largest demographic in the U.S. (Baby boomers are about 76 million, which accounts for 25% of the population of the U.S... + continue reading
Rajeev Sharma | September 1, 2016
In my last post, I talked about the ability to quickly generate APIs using the LoopBack framework. Today, I’m going to give you a short summary on some more features which may come in handy in real-time API development that is based on the Node.js LoopBack framework.  Adding New Methods to Remote API As we saw in the last post, LoopBack automatically generates API methods for... + continue reading
Kelly Hoover | August 16, 2016
IBM API Connect launched back in April and Prolifics is excited about the advances it brings to the development, deployment, and management of APIs. Now 4 months post GA, some of our customers have begun to adopt the new technology and are enthusiastic about how their organizations can evolve with the latest and greatest in API technology. If you missed the announcement or want to... + continue reading
Rajeev Sharma | July 19, 2016
Node.js is an incredible tool for rapidly building scalable and highly performant backend systems. The framework is gaining immense popularity with many major enterprises who are building their entire presence and API service tiers on top of a Node.js infrastructure. LoopBack from StrongLoop is a highly extensible framework which creates end-to-end REST APIs with minimal coding. It helps to... + continue reading
Rajeev Sharma | June 30, 2016
Recently, one of my clients using IBM WebSphere Portal required users to access secured content without actually signing in to the Portal. These users (referred to as Guest Users) use shared secrets only known to them, like a SSN, mobile number, etc. in the entry page of portlet. Once these shared secrets are verified by the backend services, users are allowed access to the desired information.... + continue reading