MobileFirst Cordova app development using Eclipse

Talking to developers is always a refreshing experience.Recently, I was fortunate enough to present and interact at Eclipse Summit 2016. The talk was on how to build, run and manage MobileFirst Cordova app using Eclipse as your IDE. Using the Cordova CLI you can create and manage your Cordova applications. You can also achieve the … Read more MobileFirst Cordova app development using Eclipse

Xamarin.iOS Binding for an Existing iOS Library with Objective Sharpie

These days a new phase has crept into my developer life and I call it “generating Xamarin.iOS binding for Objective-C libraries”. After tasting success by generating Xamarin C# binding of a Cocoapods iOS SDK using Objective Sharpie, a new request hoped-in from the MobileFirst Platform Foundation team. This time,the task is to generate Xamarin.iOS binding for Bluemix … Read more Xamarin.iOS Binding for an Existing iOS Library with Objective Sharpie

Quickly Design, Build, Secure, and Deliver an app using Bluemix Mobile Services

This blog post guides you on how to Design, Build, Secure & Deliver a mobile app using Bluemix Mobile Services. As mobile app developers (Experienced or newbie), we always face challenges while transforming our idea into an app. The challenges can be with Prototyping, generating basic code or features to add to make the app … Read more Quickly Design, Build, Secure, and Deliver an app using Bluemix Mobile Services

Generate Xcode Project via Swift Package Manager

As part of my journey with Swift, I was watching this WWDC 2016 video – “Going Server-side with Swift Open Source” and may be at 31:36 of the video my colleague Pat mentioned, ” I went through and created a Xcode project”. The Xcode project was created for debugging the server-side code under Bluepic-Server folder … Read more Generate Xcode Project via Swift Package Manager

Xamarin C# binding of a Cocoapods iOS SDK using Sharpie

After my endeavor with Xamarin.Android Bindings and Xamarin Apps with IBM MobileFirst, I received an interesting requirement from my colleague Chethan. He wants Xamarin C# binding of our IBM MobileFirst Foundation Objective-C APIs. I thought this is an opportunity to try something new and accepted the challenge. I immediately started exploring to find something called Objective Sharpie on … Read more Xamarin C# binding of a Cocoapods iOS SDK using Sharpie

IBM Cloud Tools for Swift

Swift as a programming language is now available on Linux and that means we as developers can use it on servers in data centers and in cloud. For Developers interested in creating applications that span both Client and Server-side, We at IBM created an app called “IBM Cloud Tools for Swift” in short ICT. ICT … Read more IBM Cloud Tools for Swift

Securely Connect to Cloudant Service From Node.JS With IBM Bluemix

IBM Cloudant is a NoSQL JSON document store that’s optimized for handling heavy workloads of concurrent reads and writes in the cloud; a workload that is typical of large, fast-growing web and mobile apps. You can use Cloudant as a fully-managed DBaaS running on public cloud platforms like IBM SoftLayer or via an on-premise version … Read more Securely Connect to Cloudant Service From Node.JS With IBM Bluemix

Swift on IBM Bluemix

IBM brings Swift to the cloud – IBM Bluemix. After my recent blog post – Swift for C# Developers, I was fortunate to deliver a bunch of sessions including “IBM MobileFirst for iOS Swift Developers” (Link)  for SwiftBLR (Swift Bengaluru) meetup group at IBM office over the weekend. Swift is the fastest growing programming language … Read more Swift on IBM Bluemix

Ionic Hybrid Mobile app using MobileFirst Platform 7.1 CLI

Mobile apps are everywhere and on everyone’s learning list. As a web developer, You can leverage your HTML5, Javascript, CSS and other web development technologies like AngularJS to develop mobile apps through Apache Cordova. The Ionic framework makes your hybrid mobile app front-end development easy with its open source SDK. In a simple language,  Ionic … Read more Ionic Hybrid Mobile app using MobileFirst Platform 7.1 CLI

Integrating Xamarin apps with IBM MobileFirst Platform

This blog is all about integrating Xamarin apps with IBM MobileFirst Platform (MFP in short). If you observe the post title it talks about two important terms – Xamarin and IBM MobileFirst Platform. To keep it simple, Xamarin is a platform to Create native iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac apps in C#. IBM MobileFirst Platform, … Read more Integrating Xamarin apps with IBM MobileFirst Platform