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Cloud Application Developer - Author Award for Educators 2017 - 2019

The badge earner has developed and published a university course to educate students on how to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a cloud development platform, using IBM Bluemix. The course will teach students topics such as DevOps services, REST Architecture, Watson APIs, Application Development on Bluemix, Kinetise, Push Notification, Node.js, Express Framework, and AngularJS.

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What it takes to earn this badge

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Cloud Computing Overview: Covering Cloud Overview, Trends, Case Studies.
  • Completion of  Module II - Cloud Application Foundations: Covering understanding Cloud Computing technologies; Introduction to HTML5 and JavaScript programming.
  • Completion of Module III - Cloud Application Developer: Covering Bluemix applications; DevOps services; REST architecture; Watson APIs; Data services in Bluemix; Mobile Backend as a Service; Cloud Foundry CLI; Bluemix apps with Eclipse; Bluemix apps with DevOps services; Cloudant; Building a mobile app using Kinetise; Server-side JavaScript; Node.js apps on Bluemix; Asynchronous callback; Creating your first express app; Building UI using AngularJS with Node.js.
  • Publishing the university course in the university collaboration space.
  • Submitting curriculum for the Faculty Rewards proposal.
  • Obtaining the Faculty Rewards International Curriculum review board's approval.
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