Dave Whiteley

Dave Whiteley is a writer, social media specialist, and promoter of Open Source technologies. Before IBM, he worked at Vancouver-based start-up NodeFly, were he helped grow and support the local and online Node.js community. StrongLoop acquired NodeFly in 2013, and IBM acquired StrongLoop in 2015, and with both of these changes he continued to promote Node.js-based solutions. His current focus is the Open Source developer communities that build APIs.

Blog posts by Dave Whiteley

IBM and StrongLoop Are Going to Node Interactive North America 2017

Sep 12, 2017

IBM and StrongLoop are heading to Vancouver, BC, Canada for Node Interactive North America. The event runs from October 4-6, 2017. IBM is once more Platinum Sponsor for this event, and we are all proud to be involved. More

Learn How to Convince Your Team to Adopt the OpenAPI Spec at the Open API Initiative (OAI) Meetup

Sep 7, 2017

Have you heard about the Open API Initiative and its OpenAPI Specification? If so, you probably know how cool OpenAPI Spec is and that v3.0 is on its way. But maybe you want to know more about Open API Spec, getting others to try it out, and how t... More

Take Part in the API-First Hackathon with IBM Watson, Strongloop & Bluemix

Aug 29, 2017

We’re pleased to announce that IBM and StrongLoop are working with Mobile Monday for their upcoming three day hackathon event in San Francisco! Running from September 8-10, this event provides the challenge of the “API-First Hackathon with IBM Wat... More

Support Children's Literacy with Tux's Bookworms at Node Interactive

Aug 22, 2017

Are you heading to Node.js Interactive? It’s the premier event for those who use Node.js, whether you are a developer, a vendor, or representing a company. In addition to providing great dialogue and networking around Node.js, the event also provi... More

Join StrongLoop and IBM at Node Summit

Jul 18, 2017

We’re excited to be part of Node Summit in San Francisco on July 26-27. More

Join StrongLoop at DeveloperWeek New York

Jun 8, 2017

The StrongLoop team is heading to DeveloperWeek New York. The event, described as New York City’s largest developer conference and expo, runs from June 19-21. More

Join StrongLoop and IBM at Cloud Foundry Summit

May 30, 2017

Want to attend the premier enterprise app developers conference? We’re heading to Cloud Foundry Summit in Silicon Valley, and we hope you will join us! More

StrongLoop Evolves to Promote Open-Source Solutions for the API Developer Community

May 26, 2017

Today marks an important milestone for the StrongLoop website: the transition from showcasing our services to promoting community. While we proudly supported community since we launched, our previous site highlighted options from StrongLoop and IB... More

Three New Webcasts for June - LoopBack and OpenWhisk

May 23, 2017

We are excited to announce three new free webcasts for June! This series will focus on Open Source solutions - in this case OpenWhisk and LoopBack. Check out the topics and dates below, and be sure to register for all three! June 7, 2017: Go Ser... More

The Future of Node Podcast Series Node at Microsoft, ChakraCore, and VM Neutrality

May 11, 2017

This blog post has been moved to IBM DeveloperWorks…. We're sharing another episode of The Future of Node series from Changelog. IBM and StrongLoop sponsored Changelog’s The Future of Node Spotlight series at Node Interactive 2016. Adam spoke wit... More

Hello World, Getting started with LoopBack and API Connect

Apr 26, 2017

Ted Neward recently posted about getting started with LoopBack and API Connect on IBM’s developerWorks blog.  It is the first part of a series in which he plans to “introduce LoopBack, a server-side JavaScript framework that emphasizes building H... More

IBM and StrongLoop Are Returning to Gluecon and Presenting Sessions

Apr 20, 2017

We’re happy to announce that IBM and StrongLoop are returning to GlueCon. The StrongLoop team will be heading to Broomfield, CO from May 24-26, 2017 for this technical conference. Never been to Gluecon? The convention describes itself like this: ... More

What's New in the Latest IBM API Connect Release - April 2017

Apr 13, 2017

Want to know about the latest updates to IBM API Connect? We recently implemented the following new features: more*Analytics component has changed *API Designer and API Manager have a new look *Application metrics dashboard is now available f... More

The Future of Node Podcast Series Nodejs Backstory and Its Future

Mar 24, 2017

This blog post has been moved to IBM DeveloperWorks…. IBM and StrongLoop sponsored Changelog’s The Future of Node Spotlight series at Node Interactive 2016. Adam spoke with event attendees about Node.js and the Node community. In this podcast, Ad... More

What’s New in the Latest LoopBack Release – March 2017

Mar 21, 2017

The last LTS releases for LoopBack were a couple of months ago. In January, the team updated loopback-datasource-juggler and strong-remoting.  The team implemented several changes into the open source framework this month as well. Curious about wh... More

More StrongLoop & IBM Sessions at IBM InterConnect 2017

Mar 16, 2017

IBM InterConnect is in one week! Last week, we shared a rundown of what our StrongLoop evangelist team would be talking about at the event. Now, we’re excited to share more StrongLoop and IBM Sessions at IBM InterConnect 2017. This is by no means ... More

The Future of Node Podcast Series: Node, IoT, and Robotics

Mar 14, 2017

This blog post has been moved to IBM DeveloperWorks…. IBM and StrongLoop sponsored Changelog’s The Future of Node Spotlight series at Node Interactive 2016. Adam spoke with event attendees about Node.js and the Node community. In this podcast, Ada... More

Listen and Learn: StrongLoop Evangelist Team Talking at IBM InterConnect 2017

Mar 9, 2017

Last week, we announced that we would be at IBM InterConnect. We told you then that we were looking forward to helping people discover and learn about options for the Cloud, the Internet of Things, Watson, and more. Today we’re happy to share what... More

The Future of Node Podcast Series: How China Does Node

Mar 8, 2017

This blog post has been moved to IBM DeveloperWorks…. IBM and StrongLoop sponsored Changelog’s The Future of Node Spotlight series at Node Interactive 2016. Adam spoke with event attendees about Node.js and the Node community. In this video, Adam ... More

Join StrongLoop and IBM at InterConnect 2017

Mar 2, 2017

Want to be part of the premier Cloud and Mobile conference? Join StrongLoop and IBM at InterConnect 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada! The event runs from March 19-23, and the StrongLoop team will once again unite with the larger IBM team at InterConnect.... More

Video of the Week: Pushing Forward with Node

Feb 28, 2017

The StrongLoop and IBM team attended Node Interactive in Austin, Texas in 2016. While there, we chatted with developers about all sorts of topics about node.js. Because they shared so many great points with us, we’ve shared highlights in short vid... More

Webinar: LoopBack, MongoDB, and Continuous Integration

Feb 27, 2017

Considering using LoopBack to create an API for your data in MongoDB? Then mark your calendars! We have a new webinar coming up on Tuesday March 28th – “LoopBack, MongoDB, and Continuous Integration”. LoopBack is a great tool for quickly generati... More

Webinar: Combining OpenWhisk (serverless), OpenAPI (swagger) and API Connect to Build Powerful APIs

Feb 22, 2017

Our next webinar will be held on March 16th, focusing on “Combining OpenWhisk (serverless), OpenAPI (swagger) and API Connect to build powerful APIs”. Using the power and simplicity of serverless functions and exposing them via API Connect provid... More

Video of the Week: The Importance of Open

Feb 21, 2017

The StrongLoop and IBM team were fortunate enough to interview some of the developers at Node Interactive in Austin, Texas near the end of 2016. During the month of February we will share the four videos created from those interviews. We’ve talked... More

The Future of Node Podcast Series: The State of HTTP/2 in Node

Feb 17, 2017

This blog post has been moved to IBM DeveloperWorks…. IBM and StrongLoop partnered with Changelog to sponsor “The Future of Node” Spotlight series, recorded at Node Interactive 2016 in Austin, Texas. Changelog is a podcast and digital media compa... More

Video of the Week: The Node Community

Feb 14, 2017

The StrongLoop and IBM team were fortunate enough to interview some of the developers at Node Interactive in Austin, Texas near the end of 2016. During the month of February we will share the four videos created from those interviews. Last time we... More

Video of the Week: Why Node Matters

Feb 7, 2017

The StrongLoop and IBM team interviewed some of the developers attending Node Interactive in Austin, Texas near the end of 2016. During the month of February we will share the video series created from those interviews. We start with the first of ... More

Webinar: Customizing Loopback – Integrating More Modules

Jan 30, 2017

We have a new webinar coming up on Tuesday, February 21st – how to customize LoopBack by integrating more modules! LoopBack is a fantastic tool for generating a RESTful web API, and to have it up and running in no time. We’ll spend some time show... More

The Future of Node Podcast Series: “Community Focused” — a Safe and Inclusive Node

Jan 24, 2017

This blog post has been moved to IBM DeveloperWorks…. IBM and StrongLoop partnered with Changelog to sponsor “The Future of Node” Spotlight series, recorded at Node Interactive 2016 in Austin, Texas. Changelog is a podcast and digital media compa... More

The Future of Node Podcast Series: “Small Core” – Keeping Node Core Small

Jan 12, 2017

This blog post has been moved to IBM DeveloperWorks…. IBM and StrongLoop partnered with Changelog to sponsor “The Future of Node” Spotlight series, recorded at Node Interactive 2016 in Austin, Texas. Changelog is a podcast and digital media compa... More

Webinar – Micro Gateways are a Big Deal: Managing your APIs with API Connect

Nov 2, 2016

We have an exciting new webinar coming up on November 21st that will help understand how to use API Connect’s micro gateway to secure and forward requests to your back end API. Joe Sepi (Lead Developer Evangelist, IBM Cloud) is the webinar speake... More

API Connect – Better Than Ever!

Aug 30, 2016

The IBM API Connect team has been busy!  In March, IBM API Connect v5 was delivered, and since then we’ve made several updates and additions. Alan Ogilvie provided a thorough rundown in the IBM developerWorks forums, and we are pleased to present ... More

Broadcast Your LoopBack and Node.js Skills with IBM Open Badges

Jun 21, 2016

You may have heard about the IBM Open Badge Program. You probably know that it is a new and innovative way to display your skills, achievements and contributions online, so you can share them on Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter. But did you know tha... More

Webcast Available – Introduction to IBM API Connect

Jun 9, 2016

Earlier this week, our Developer Advocate Raymond Camden hosted a webcast introducing the new IBM API Connect, a powerful API management tool that enables developers to create, test, secure, and manage their APIs developed in either Java or Node.... More

Webcast: Introduction to IBM API Connect

Jun 1, 2016

We’re excited to announce the first of three in our latest webinar series. We start next week with our “Introduction to IBM API Connect” webcast. More

Webcast Available – StrongLoop to API Connect: the Evolution

Apr 5, 2016

Recently, Dennis Ashby (IBM Worldwide Director, IBM API Connect Solutions) hosted a webcast telling StrongLoop and LoopBack users everything to know about the new release of StrongLoop. IBM API Connect is a comprehensive management solution that c... More

API Connect Has Arrived!

Mar 22, 2016

Last month, we proudly announced IBM API Connect, an API management solution with a built-in gateway, allowing you to create, run, manage, and secure APIs and Microservices. Today we are just as proudly announce that API Connect has arrived! As ... More

Node.js is now a part of Code Rally

Feb 18, 2016

This blog post has been moved to IBM DeveloperWorks…. Code Rally Challenge is a fun racing game designed to help you improve your Java coding skills. Today sees a great new addition to the game: node.js! That’s right, node.js is now a part of the ... More

Introducing IBM API Connect

Feb 17, 2016

UPDATE: IBM API Connect is now available! We’re proud to announce the upcoming release of IBM API Connect, a complete API lifecycle management solution that will make things easier for developers, Central IT, and LoB Management. What is IBM API ... More