Learn how to develop applications with IBM MQ and create production-ready messaging solutions.
Estimated time to complete
Approximately 2 hours.
- Understand IBM MQ messaging concepts
- Create and configure a queue manager, queue, and topic
- Develop a simple point-to-point JMS application that can connect and interact with the queue manager
- Demonstrate your learning and skills by taking up a coding challenge and developing a solution to a problem
- Troubleshoot and debug your application
Modules in this learning path
Complete these tutorials to gain the practical skills and knowledge to answer our quiz questions and earn yourself an MQ Developer Essentials badge.
|1||IBM MQ fundamentals||15 minutes||Learn the key capabilities of IBM MQ.|
|2||Get up and running with a queue manager. This learning path uses the Containers platform, but you can also use Cloud, Ubuntu, Mac, or Windows.||15 – 45 minutes||Use the tutorials in this series to stand up a queue manager, MQ Server.|
|3||Explore the MQ Console||30 minutes||Now that you have your queue manager, it’s time to explore the MQ Console, which will help you understand what’s going on with your MQ system.|
|4||Get ready to code in Java||60 minutes||Now that you have your queue manager and have used the MQ Console, you’re ready to see what your application needs so it can connect to the queue manager and put and get messages from the queue.|
|5||Take on the messaging coding challenge||90 minutes||Now you have an idea of what is involved in developing applications that can connect to and interact with the MQ server and its objects, time to get your hands dirty. Take up the challenge and develop your own MQ application.|
|6||Debug your application or environment||5 – 30 minutes||For a handy set of tips and tricks and all the little extras you might need when developing MQ apps, use the MQ Developer cheat sheet.|
|7||Take the quiz and apply for the badge||5 – 30 minutes||After you complete this learning path, you’ll be ready.|