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Cloud Application Developer - Author Award for Professionals 2016

The badge earner has significantly contributed to the authoring of courseware: labs, exams, quizzes, virtual machines, etc. The course objective is to teach students how to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a hybrid cloud development platform, using IBM Bluemix. The author has developed assets that teach students topics such as DevOps services, IBM Cloudant, Andoird development environment, Apple iOS, Push Notification Services, Node.js, Node packages, Liberty Profile, and MongoDB.

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What it takes to earn this badge

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module I - Cloud Computing Overview: Cloud Overview, Trends, Case Studies.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module II - Cloud Application Foundations: Understanding Cloud Computing technologies; Introduction to HTML5 and JavaScript programming.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module III - Cloud Application Developer: Cloud Service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS); Bluemix applications; Building applications using Node.js, Eclipse, Cloud Foundry, DevOp Services, and MBaaS; REST architecture, JSON and Functional security; Data Services in Bluemix; Server side JavaScript; Web Application framework; Liberty profile (administer, deploy and monitor applications).
  • The above expertise must be demonstrated by holding a professional certification and/or have 5 years of experience in the application development or a relevant field.
  • Validated contribution to the development of assets of the course components by the world wide IBM education program leader.
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