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 the StrongLoop Evangelist team will be talking about at IBM InterConnect 2017. Get full details on what they will be talking about below. And remember, this is just a summary of the Evangelist team – there are lots of other speakers and sessions.
When: Wednesday, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Raymond says, “in this talk, I’ll discuss how to use the open-source LoopBack framework to rapidly build APIs in Node. I’ll show how to create a new LoopBack application, how to define an API, and then how to use it. If you want to learn how to build an API faster than a speeding bullet while seeing multiple unnecessary pictures of cats on slides, be sure to come to this talk!”
When: Wednesday, 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Using the power and simplicity of serverless functions and exposing them via IBM API Connect provides a clean and organized way to build powerful APIs for your developers and your customers. This session will go over both technologies, as well as OpenAPI, so you can see how the magic comes together.
When: Monday, 3:15 PM – 5:00 PM
THIS LAB REQUIRES AN IBM BLUEMIX ACCOUNT. YOU WILL NEED YOUR LOGIN ID AND PASSWORD IN THE LAB SESSION. Bots are the perfect use cases to understand the new serverless architectures: they’re self-contained, they have defined behaviors, and they’re fun! In this lab, we’ll create a simple bot that shows off the efficiencies and adaptability of serverless technologies, using Node.js and OpenWhisk. A Git template and complete instructions will be provided for attendees, so minimal coding experience is required. This is a good lab for those new to serverless, as well as for beginning to intermediate coders.
When: Tuesday, 11:00 AM – 1:45 PM
If you’ve ever wanted to create your own fun Twitterbot, OpenWhisk makes it easy. In 20 minutes you can create a simple function with OpenWhisk to set up a Twitterbot that tweets random phrases from a text file at scheduled intervals. (Prerequisites: please request Twitter API keys and authorize an app before attending the workshop.)
“Developing Application End-to-End in Swift on the Cloud” (with Karl Weinmeister, IBM)
When: Tuesday, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
Swift is ready for the cloud. Discover how you can leverage Swift on the cloud to increase productivity across client and server development teams. Find out how to use Swift now to empower development innovation. Understand the benefits of best-in-class package management and how you can leverage server-side packages for Cloudant, DB2 and Object Store to link your apps to back-end databases.
When: When: Tuesday, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM
“Cloud Intraoperability: Kitura and LoopBack as Microservices” *Highly Recommended!
When: Wednesday, 10:45 AM – 11:05 AM
Of course, in addition to the above sessions, there are a lot of other speakers, topics, sessions and labs that will enable you to learn and discover.
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