Hi! Developers,

Our August developerWorks technical newsletters have all been released!

Don’t miss out on the best curated technical content for seven popular software development topics:  Cloud, Mobile, Big Data & Analytics, DevOps, Cognitive Computing, Internet of Things (IoT) and Security. Newsletter highlights for this month:


  • CLOUD – Summer is no slow time for business!
    IBM continues to roll out world-class cloud solutions like the recently announced IBM Bluemix Local System, the latest release of PureApplication System on Intel that allows you to run your enterprise application stack alongside cloud-native apps in a single, fully integrated, and optimized on-premises environment.
    Read also: IBM Bluemix Local on PureApplication System. This article describes how to use PureApplication System as an appliance to host Bluemix Local.
    Read the August Cloud newsletter


  • MOBILE – It is all about MobileFirst Foundation!
    Start with the MobileFirst Foundation devcenter, and find the resources you need to develop Cordova (iOS, Android, Windows), web and native (iOS, Android, Windows) applications that are based on IBM MobileFirst Foundation. Detailed code tutorials, instructional video sessions and technical blog posts; all meant to get you started with ease. These applications can then be further enhanced by integrating with IBM Bluemix Mobile Services.
    As a developer, this is the place for you to find an encompassing set of tutorials, enabling you to develop, test, manage, and secure your applications.
    Read the August Mobile newsletter




  • COGNITIVE – Watson Conversation Service!
    Walkthrough of Watson Conversation Service: IBM Watson Conversation Service lets you create bots using Natural Language Understanding with conversational interaction flows and dialog building tools.
    Conversational Apps – What They Are and Where They’re Going: Watson has dedicated themselves to improving the technology available and the experience around building conversational applications. In this webinar, learn from developers who have worked with the services, about the challenges involved in building a conversational application and get a look at some of the breakthroughs in conversation technology that are removing the roadblocks in this process.
    Read the August Cognitive Computing newsletter



developerWorks updates:

o   We have just launched our developerWorks Open Technology newsletter on August 25th. Don’t miss our next edition in September! Subscribe ahead of time!

o   If you have not yet tried it, check out Career Concierge, a helpful guide for your developer career!

o   developerWorks TV is happy to announce that you can now sign up to receive email notifications for new episodes of your favorite dW TV shows. Visit the dW TV subscription center to sign up.


And last but not least:

o   Our Brazil newsletter’s (in Portuguese) next edition is coming up in September! Subscribe now!

o   Our China newsletter in simplified Chinese launched late June. Subscribe for the next edition!

o   Our Japan newsletters (in Japanese) is scheduled to launch in September! Subscribe ahead of time!

If you are not yet a developerWorks newsletter subscriber, browse through our current issues and sign up for all or for the topics that particularly interest you.


Happy reading!

Virginie Daniel-Jamoukha


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