IBM Bluemix


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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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, […]


IBM Bluemix and Node.js Battle – Part 3: I Stand Bleeding Code

Welcome to Part 3 of my IBM Bluemix and Node.js Battle blog series. Here you’ll learn valuable lessons from my experience taking on the first 2 challenges. In Part 1 and Part 2, I introduced you to the competition and took you through the necessary preparations to get to the point […]

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Join John Jardin at IBM Connect for some techie awesomeness

  John Jardin will be presenting 2 sessions at IBM Connect at the end of January 2016. The event will be held at The Hilton hotel in Orlando Florida and will take place from the 31st January to the 3rd February. Session 1 – Optimus XPages: An Explosion of Techniques […]


Mind controlling the Sphero BB-8 droid using IBM Bluemix

This article demonstrates IBM Bluemix and the Internet of Things at its best with a programmer sending commands to a Sphero BB-8 droid using his thoughts. First, grab 3 minutes to watch this awesome video So how is this achieved? As “Jedi mind trick” as it looks, the real power lies within Emotiv’s Insight headset […]

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