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Working with LDAP and LTPA in IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 Beta

IntroductionThe ability to connect an application to a user registry is an important ability. You might want your users to be able to connect to your back-end systems with the...

MobileFirst Applications and enterprise backend service integration using Open API

OverviewThe MobileFirst Java Adapter is a simple and secure extension point on the MobileFirst Platform using which you can quickly and seamlessly integrate your Mobile Applications with enterprise backend data...

IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation support for iOS 9.3.1

Apple’s iOS 9.3.1 released earlier this March packs in new features to its mobile operating system for iPhone and iPad. The features include a new Night Shift mode, Touch ID...

Steps to configure Mobile Foundation Service to connect to on-premises Analytics server

Note: This blog post refers to MobileFirst server running on IBM Containers. For instructions for MobileFirst server running on Liberty buildpacks and Mobile Foundation Bluemix service (which also runs on...

Leverage Social Login In IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0

IntroductionThis blog continues from my previous blog about Social Login, it is recommended to read that previous blog first.

Getting Started with Ionic and MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 Beta

This video shows you how to quickly get started with Ionic and MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0.See how the new version of MobileFirst Platform Foundation tools and Apache Cordova plugins are...

Implementing Social Login Authentication with IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0

IntroductionSocial Login has become a common authentication method in many mobile apps. App owners and users understand the big value it gives them. Users can now sign in to apps...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation compatibility for Android N

Update: The JSONStore issues on Android N are addressed in the following iFixes MobileFirst Platform Foundation 6.3.0.0-MFPF-IF201609272209 MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.0.0.0-MFPF-IF201609291531 MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201610060540

Guidelines for developing IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation V7.1 artifacts

OverviewAs the world evolves towards standard development practices, so is IBM® and its MobileFirst™ Platform Foundation (“the product”). This document provides you with guidelines to consider when developing IBM MobileFirst...

Android Studio and Gradle Support for IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation v7.1

Starting with iFix build IF20160224-2343 and later builds, hybrid Android applications created with IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation v7.1 of Studio, CLI, or Cordova can be converted to an Android Studio-based...

Sample implementation for the SimpleCaptcha Security Check

OverviewIn this blog post I will demonstrate an Objective-C implementation for the “SimpleCaptcha” security check.The security check can be downloaded from the MobileFirst Platform 8.0 Beta Operations Console → Get...

Using Security in OpenSource JSONStore

OverviewJSONStore is a lightweight, document-oriented storage system that enables persistent storage of JSON documents for Android applications. Recently, the JSONStore framework has been released as an open source framework.

Apple watchOS 2.0 support in MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 Beta

To follow through this blog post, make sure to first join the MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 Beta Program.

Using IntelliJ to Develop MobileFirst Java Adapters

In MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 adapters are Maven projects. This means that you can easily create, develop, build, deploy and debug adapters, like any other Maven project, using supported IDEs...

Mobile Foundation Bluemix Service - Beta

Last year IBM brought the IBM MobileFirst Platform server to Bluemix on docker containers. Today IBM introduce the next evolution in the journey - the beta release of a Bluemix...

IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 beta is now available

The MobileFirst team is happy to announce you that IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 Beta is available!

HowTo: Set Up an Offline IBM MobileFirst 8.0 Development Environment

OverviewIBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation supports offline development, but requires modified installation steps as detailed below. For additional development tutorials and standard installation instructions refer to the IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation...

How to update the truststore in the Mobile Foundation service on Bluemix

Note: This procedure is no longer valid. Use the trust store capability in the MFP console for adding certificates for adapters to connect to backends.

Getting Started With the MobileFirst Platform Development CLI 8.0 on Bluemix and the Development Kit

Using the new MobileFirst Platform Development CLI to register and run mobile appsThis video shows you how to quickly get started using the new MFPDev CLI to register and run...





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Working with LDAP and LTPA in IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 Beta

IntroductionThe ability to connect an application to a user registry is an important ability. You might want your users to...

MobileFirst Applications and enterprise backend service integration using Open API

OverviewThe MobileFirst Java Adapter is a simple and secure extension point on the MobileFirst Platform using which you can quickly...

IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation support for iOS 9.3.1

Apple’s iOS 9.3.1 released earlier this March packs in new features to its mobile operating system for iPhone and iPad....

Steps to configure Mobile Foundation Service to connect to on-premises Analytics server

Note: This blog post refers to MobileFirst server running on IBM Containers. For instructions for MobileFirst server running on Liberty...

Leverage Social Login In IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0

IntroductionThis blog continues from my previous blog about Social Login, it is recommended to read that previous blog first.

Getting Started with Ionic and MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 Beta

This video shows you how to quickly get started with Ionic and MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0.See how the new version...

Implementing Social Login Authentication with IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0

IntroductionSocial Login has become a common authentication method in many mobile apps. App owners and users understand the big value...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation compatibility for Android N

Update: The JSONStore issues on Android N are addressed in the following iFixes MobileFirst Platform Foundation 6.3.0.0-MFPF-IF201609272209 MobileFirst Platform Foundation...

Guidelines for developing IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation V7.1 artifacts

OverviewAs the world evolves towards standard development practices, so is IBM® and its MobileFirst™ Platform Foundation (“the product”). This document...

Android Studio and Gradle Support for IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation v7.1

Starting with iFix build IF20160224-2343 and later builds, hybrid Android applications created with IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation v7.1 of Studio,...

Sample implementation for the SimpleCaptcha Security Check

OverviewIn this blog post I will demonstrate an Objective-C implementation for the “SimpleCaptcha” security check.The security check can be downloaded...

Using Security in OpenSource JSONStore

OverviewJSONStore is a lightweight, document-oriented storage system that enables persistent storage of JSON documents for Android applications. Recently, the JSONStore...

Apple watchOS 2.0 support in MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 Beta

To follow through this blog post, make sure to first join the MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 Beta Program.

Using IntelliJ to Develop MobileFirst Java Adapters

In MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 adapters are Maven projects. This means that you can easily create, develop, build, deploy and...

Mobile Foundation Bluemix Service - Beta

Last year IBM brought the IBM MobileFirst Platform server to Bluemix on docker containers. Today IBM introduce the next evolution...

IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 beta is now available

The MobileFirst team is happy to announce you that IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation 8.0 Beta is available!

HowTo: Set Up an Offline IBM MobileFirst 8.0 Development Environment

OverviewIBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation supports offline development, but requires modified installation steps as detailed below. For additional development tutorials and...

How to update the truststore in the Mobile Foundation service on Bluemix

Note: This procedure is no longer valid. Use the trust store capability in the MFP console for adding certificates for...

Getting Started With the MobileFirst Platform Development CLI 8.0 on Bluemix and the Development Kit

Using the new MobileFirst Platform Development CLI to register and run mobile appsThis video shows you how to quickly get...


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