Yearly Archives: 2017


Low-code Video Demo of Agilit-e, IBM Watson Workspace/Conversation and Node-RED in action

This is a video demonstration of how a bot was created using a low-code strategy to integrate IBM Watson Workspace with IBM Watson Conversation using Node-RED & Agilit-e as the middleware. IBM Watson Low-Code Integration Bringing these tools together truly shows off the power of cloud services and integration. No […]

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Node-RED – Part 2: Setup Node-RED on IBM Cloud

Welcome to part 2 of my Up and Running with Node-RED video series. In Part 1 I provided an introduction to the series as well as a basic understanding of Node-RED. In this video tutorial, I take one through a step by step process on how to setup a Node-RED runtime on […]

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3 days left to join the IBM Connections Customizer Event

On the 14th September 2017, Martin Donnelly announced via his blog an event competition run by IBM in conjunction with OpenCode4Connections.org. The purpose of the competition is to create IBM Connections customizations using Customizer. What is Customizer As explained by Martin, Customizer sits as a proxy between IBM Connections and the […]


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Istio: Part 4 – Introduction to Containerization 4

In my previous article I provided a high level overview of the differences between Microservices and Monoliths. In this article I do the same, but for containerization. We are slowly reaching the point of my Istio blog series where we finally start working with Istio itself. Following this article will be one […]


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Istio: Part 2 – Surviving the Documentation

It’s been just over a week since I blogged my first Istio article: Part 1 – The Journey Begins. It’s unreal how much I now know about containerization and deployments versus a few days ago. It’s definitely been an interesting week. Skills required to take on Istio When I first looked at the documentation, […]


Istio: Part 1 – The Journey Begins

This is a start of a series of articles that I will be submitting, focusing on all things Cloud, Containerization, Microservices and of course…Istio. The Istio Announcement Last week an interesting announcement was made: IBM, Google and Lyft give microservices a ride on the Istio Service Mesh. IBM and Google announced […]

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