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developerWorks Connect to Cloud

Extend your apps to the cloud with learning paths
for the Connect series from IBM

Developers who want to capitalize on their existing skills and applications can explore ways to connect to and from the cloud with the Connect series from IBM. The no-cost learning paths on developerWorks Connect to Cloud help developers learn how to use APIs in a hybrid cloud approach and guide developers through a sequence of e-learning activities.

Your starting place for accessing Connect resources, curated and organized by your level of experience and goals, is here: developerWorks Connect to Cloud.

Dive in and start learning now. Keep checking back as we continue to add more learning paths.

API Connect learning path

IBM API Connect

API Connect, an end-to-end API lifecycle management solution, is the foundation of Connect to Cloud and holds together the Connect series from IBM.
The API Connect learning path includes the following resources:

  1. What are APIs and how are they used?
    Completely new to APIs? Get a basic understanding of what they are and how they are used.
  2. Learn the IBM API Connect basics.
    Learn how IBM API Connect can help you create, publish, secure, and manage your APIs.
  3. Get started.
    Dig in and start using API Connect on Bluemix.
  4. Next steps: More resources about API Connect
    Extend your knowledge with additional resources.

Begin the Learning Path

WebSphere Connect learning path

IBM WebSphere Connect

WebSphere Connect gives you the power to discover, create and publish APIs from within your existing WebSphere Liberty environment.
The WebSphere Connect learning path includes the following resources:

  1. Start here.
    Ensure your foundation knowledge of APIs and how to use IBM API Connect is solid by reviewing the API Connect learning path before starting to connect API Connect to IBM WebSphere Connect.
  2. Learn the IBM WebSphere Connect basics.
    Learn how IBM WebSphere Connect can help you create, publish, secure, and manage your WebSphere Application Server Liberty APIs, connecting with other APIs in the cloud.
  3. Get started.
    Dig in and start using WebSphere Connect with IBM Bluemix.
  4. Next steps: More resources about WebSphere Connect
    Extend your knowledge with these additional resources.

Begin the Learning Path

Business Operations Connect learning path

IBM Business Operations Connect

With Business Operations Connect, you can use IBM BPM and IBM ODM capabilities to support the API economy and transform existing business processes and decisions into the hybrid cloud.
The Business Operations Connect learning path includes the following resources:

  1. Start here.
    Before you start to work with Business Operations Connect, ensure your foundation knowledge of APIs is solid.
  2. Learn the IBM Business Operations Connect basics.
    Learn how to use IBM Business Operations Connect with your business processes in IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) and your business rules in IBM Operational Decision Manager (ODM) to support the API economy and transform existing business operations into the hybrid cloud.
  3. Get started.
    Dig in and start using Business Operations Connect capabilities in IBM BPM (Process Connect) and IBM ODM (Decision Connect) with IBM API Connect and IBM Bluemix.
  4. Next steps: More resources about Business Operations Connect
    Extend your knowledge with these additional resources.

Begin the Learning Path