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Solution architect’s guide to IBM Cloud Pak for Applications

Level Topic Type
101 Cloud-native development grows up Blog
201 Approach to customizing Appsody Article
301 Create a new Appsody template Tutorial
301 Customize an existing Appsody stack Tutorial
401 Create your own Appsody stack Tutorial

Introduction

Solution architects can ensure their company's technology standards and policies are included in applications built using Appsody stacks. Essentially, stacks are container images that are designed, built, and published by an application architect, which application developers can then pull into local registries and into the deployment pipeline upon code deliveries.

Use the following resources to understand how to design, build, modify, and deploy Appsody stacks.

  • Blog Post
    Cloud-native development grows up

    In this blog post, we introduce you to new cloud-native products and open source projects from IBM — IBM Cloud Pak for Applications, Kabanero, Appsody, and Codewind — that simplify your journey to the cloud.

  • Article
    Approach to customizing Appsody stacks and templates

    This article gives you a quick introduction to Appsody repositories, stacks, and templates and helps you determine when to create a new stack, when to modify a stack, and when to use or modify a template.

  • Tutorial
    Develop a custom Appsody template

    In this tutorial, follow the steps to learn how to create a custom Appsody template.

  • Tutorial
    Customize an existing Appsody stack

    This tutorial walks you through the steps to modify an existing Appsody stack to suit your needs. Learn what to do, as a stack architect, to allow application developers to run, build, and deploy applications based on your stack.

  • Tutorial
    Create a new Appsody stack

    This tutorial walks you through the steps to create a brand new Appsody stack. Learn what to do, as a stack architect, to allow application developers to run, build, and deploy applications based on your stack.