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Cloud Application Developer - Explorer Award for Educators 2017 - 2019

Through attendance in an instructor-led faculty workshop designed to show faculty how to educate students, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a cloud development platform, using IBM Bluemix . This individual has demonstrated an understanding of 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.
  • Participation in the faculty enablement session.
  • Passed the Cloud Application Developer academic practice test for "IBM Cloud Application Developer 2017".
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