Running MobileFirst Foundation 8.0’s Application Center on Bluemix

Follow the steps detailed below to setup MobileFirst Foundation 8.0’s Application Center on Bluemix using Liberty and dashDB. It consist from three sections that will guide you though the whole setup process. All instructions were recorded on macOS, but you can use also almost any Linux or Windows environment.

Note: The below is experimental in nature.

Application Center on Bluemix Labs

Time to complete: 1 hour

Prereq: To follow the labs you will need files from installed MobileFirst Foundation 8.0 Server location. If you do not have it installed, you will need to setup it first. Afterwards, you will need to access the content of ApplicationCenter folder inside server installation location (for example, default path for linux will be /opt/IBM/MobileFirst_Platform_Server/ApplicationCenter).

Labs videos for offline watch: Dropbox OneDrive
Description: Using Bluemix create dashDB and then use sql script to prepare application center database.
Time to complete: 10 minutes
Lab number for offline usage: 8.4

Description:Setup Liberty profile runtime locally, setup Application Center on it using remote database on Bluemix.
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Lab number for offline usage: 8.5

Description:Using CF CLI push current local server configuration to Bluemix runtime instance and then verify Application Center setup using test device installation.
Time to complete: 15 minutes
Lab number for offline usage: 8.6

Inclusive terminology note: The Mobile First Platform team is making changes to support the IBM® initiative to replace racially biased and other discriminatory language in our code and content with more inclusive language. While IBM values the use of inclusive language, terms that are outside of IBM's direct influence are sometimes required for the sake of maintaining user understanding. As other industry leaders join IBM in embracing the use of inclusive language, IBM will continue to update the documentation to reflect those changes.
Last modified on August 22, 2016