Mobile Foundation 8.0 Developer Labs


Below are a few Mobile Foundation 8.0 hands-on lab sessions with step-by-step instructions.
Read an overview provided for each of the labs and jump to the lab of your choice.

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Advanced Car Service

In this lab you will:

  • Use Ionic v1 for hybrid app development
  • Develop using the mfpdev CLI with Foundation on IBM Cloud
  • Secure backend APIs with user authentication
  • Implement MessageHub for latency to process requests on a large scale
  • Cache with DashDB to lessen the load on the CRM
  • Use SecureGateway to tunnel through firewall to use onPrem CRM

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Advanced Utility Service

In this lab you will:

  • Use Ionic v1 for hybrid app development
  • Develop using the mfpdev CLI with Foundation on IBM Cloud
  • Secure backend APIs with user authentication
  • Use Cloudant to store and retrieve work orders
  • Use Weather Company Data and APIs to get relevant weather alerts
  • Using Watson Speech to Text service to quickly fill out a form

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Advanced Messenger

In Part 1 of this lab you will:

  • Bootstrap hybrid Ionic 2 (with typescript) based app
  • Develop Java and Javascript HTTP adapters to perform backend calls
  • Secure backend APIs with user authentication
  • Add Push notifications capabilities and sending push using GCM
  • Add JSONStore to organize local data storage

In Part 2 of this lab you will:

  • Authenticate external resources
  • Use Direct Update and Remote Disable
  • Use Mobile Operational Analytics
  • Perform a security scan of application binary
  • Do a bug reporting and checking user sentiment analysis
  • Move Node.js app to IBM Cloud using Cloud Foundry Node runtime
  • Create Mobile Foundation instance on IBM Cloud
  • Prepare mobile application for distribution

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Advanced Wallet

In this lab you will:

  • Migrate from MobileFirst Platform Foundation v7.1-based Hybrid app to a Mobile Foundation v8.0-based Cordova app
  • Develop using CLI and Visual Studio Code
  • Use Ionic v1 for hybrid development
  • Secure backend APIs with user authentication
  • Implement Push notification messaging
  • Use JSONStore

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