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MQA plays nicely with Cordova

My brother and I never got along when we were kids. I suppose that happens with most siblings. I would want to watch a movie, while he preferred to read...

Best Practice - Capturing Client Logs and Analytics

Do you need to capture raw debug logs from devices in production from the field? Do you want to capture analytics events from applications deployed in production?

Enhance MobileFirst Cordova app using Visual Studio 2015

Exploring and Coding are part of every developer's life. While exploring you may come across many technologies, tools, libraries etc. Each technology has its own recommended IDE (Integrated Development Environment)...

MobileFirst Analytics - Quick & Dirty Clusters

Since you've read the MobileFirst Analytics - Planning for Production blog post, you're ready to get some practice setting up a cluster.

CVE-2015-5204 HTTP header injection vulnerability in Apache Cordova Android File-Transfer Plugin

As of October 6, 2015, this blog post acknowledges that IBM is aware of the recent vulnerability in the Apache Cordova Android File-Transfer Plugin and has responded accordingly.

MobileFirst Services on Bluemix now support Android and Open Source SDKs

When IBM Bluemix started, the opportunity for mobile developers was an obvious one. It takes only a quick look at your phone to see that almost every app uses a...

New lab series for MFP 7.1 has been released!

Greetings!We just published new hybrid hands-on lab series for MobileFirst Platform 7.1

Ready-to-go Bluemix Web App to speed up MobileFirst Platform Foundation deployment to IBM Bluemix Containers

Have you tried deploying the MobileFirst Platform to IBM Containers before? If yes, you would have used a bunch of command-line shell scripts which needs a list of prerequisites to...

MobileFirst Analytics - Planning for Production

MobileFirst Analytics – Pre-productionPart of the value of MobileFirst Platform (MFP) Foundation is the out-of-the-box, simple, integrated analytics reporting and console you deploy so you can see a near live...

Updated features and a new addition to Mobile Quality Assurance

As you may know, the IBM Mobile Quality Assurance (MQA) team recently released the latest MQA SDKs. If you have not yet used the old or the new version, try...

How to Customize Ionic Styles in MobileFirst Platform/Ionic Hybrid Application

Before getting started, I would like to give the credit to my teammate Jeff Tennenbaum, who figured out how to get this working.When building hybrid mobile applications using MobileFirst Platform...

Connect your iOS 9 app to Bluemix today

Our mobile backend applications are compatible with iOS 9. We tested our samples after upgrading them to the iOS 9 SDK, and they worked with Bluemix without any further updates.The...

IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation is ready for iOS 9. Are you?

The recent announce of the much anticipated iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPad Pro as well as iOS 9.0 release has caused quite a bit of activity in the...

Hybrid Mobile Development and MobileFirst 7.1 - Increasing the Awesome

Working with hybrid mobile apps and MobileFirst 7.0 was a bit complex as the process was somewhat removed from what Cordova developers were used to. The good news is that...

Getting Started With IBM MobileFirst and Node.js APIs built with LoopBack

IBM recently announced the acquisition of StrongLoop, creators of the LoopBack enterprise Node.js framework and active contributors to the Node.js community.

Configure Push notifications proxy for MobileFirst Server

There are cases where security guidelines / restrictions in the datacenter mandate that servers inside the datacenter cannot open outbound connections to the internet. The MobileFirst server needs to open...

IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation support for iOS 9

Note: Apps that are built with IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation v6.0 to v7.1 are supported on iOS 9 GM Seed build. </p>

ATS and Bitcode in iOS 9

Note: Starting IBM MobileFirst Foundation 8.0 Bitcode is now supported.

How to enable App Transport Security for iOS 9 in IBM MobileFirst Platform Server

App Transport Security is one of the new features enforced by Apple to improve secure communications between App and Web Services. This feature is available from iOS 9 or later....

Integrating StrongLoop with MobileFirst Platform

OverviewMost mobile applications need to access data stored in the enterprise's back-end system of records and other back-end systems. The traditional way for accessing those back-end systems in MobileFirst Platform...





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MQA plays nicely with Cordova

My brother and I never got along when we were kids. I suppose that happens with most siblings. I would...

Best Practice - Capturing Client Logs and Analytics

Do you need to capture raw debug logs from devices in production from the field? Do you want to capture...

Enhance MobileFirst Cordova app using Visual Studio 2015

Exploring and Coding are part of every developer's life. While exploring you may come across many technologies, tools, libraries etc....

MobileFirst Analytics - Quick & Dirty Clusters

Since you've read the MobileFirst Analytics - Planning for Production blog post, you're ready to get some practice setting up...

CVE-2015-5204 HTTP header injection vulnerability in Apache Cordova Android File-Transfer Plugin

As of October 6, 2015, this blog post acknowledges that IBM is aware of the recent vulnerability in the Apache...

MobileFirst Services on Bluemix now support Android and Open Source SDKs

When IBM Bluemix started, the opportunity for mobile developers was an obvious one. It takes only a quick look at...

New lab series for MFP 7.1 has been released!

Greetings!We just published new hybrid hands-on lab series for MobileFirst Platform 7.1

Ready-to-go Bluemix Web App to speed up MobileFirst Platform Foundation deployment to IBM Bluemix Containers

Have you tried deploying the MobileFirst Platform to IBM Containers before? If yes, you would have used a bunch of...

MobileFirst Analytics - Planning for Production

MobileFirst Analytics – Pre-productionPart of the value of MobileFirst Platform (MFP) Foundation is the out-of-the-box, simple, integrated analytics reporting and...

Updated features and a new addition to Mobile Quality Assurance

As you may know, the IBM Mobile Quality Assurance (MQA) team recently released the latest MQA SDKs. If you have...

How to Customize Ionic Styles in MobileFirst Platform/Ionic Hybrid Application

Before getting started, I would like to give the credit to my teammate Jeff Tennenbaum, who figured out how to...

Connect your iOS 9 app to Bluemix today

Our mobile backend applications are compatible with iOS 9. We tested our samples after upgrading them to the iOS 9...

IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation is ready for iOS 9. Are you?

The recent announce of the much anticipated iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPad Pro as well as iOS 9.0...

Hybrid Mobile Development and MobileFirst 7.1 - Increasing the Awesome

Working with hybrid mobile apps and MobileFirst 7.0 was a bit complex as the process was somewhat removed from what...

Getting Started With IBM MobileFirst and Node.js APIs built with LoopBack

IBM recently announced the acquisition of StrongLoop, creators of the LoopBack enterprise Node.js framework and active contributors to the Node.js community.

Configure Push notifications proxy for MobileFirst Server

There are cases where security guidelines / restrictions in the datacenter mandate that servers inside the datacenter cannot open outbound...

IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation support for iOS 9

Note: Apps that are built with IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation v6.0 to v7.1 are supported on iOS 9 GM Seed...

ATS and Bitcode in iOS 9

Note: Starting IBM MobileFirst Foundation 8.0 Bitcode is now supported.

How to enable App Transport Security for iOS 9 in IBM MobileFirst Platform Server

App Transport Security is one of the new features enforced by Apple to improve secure communications between App and Web...

Integrating StrongLoop with MobileFirst Platform

OverviewMost mobile applications need to access data stored in the enterprise's back-end system of records and other back-end systems. The...


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