Reactive Blocks Maker Plan

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We have now released the Reactive Blocks Maker plan which lets you include up to 50% private building blocks in your application. This is a plan for developers that need a step up from the free version that require all building blocks to be shared under the Eclipse Public License, EPL. The Maker plan is intended for start-ups and single …

Reactive Blocks for IBM Bluemix

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IBM has launched IBM developerWorks Recipes, a platform for developers to share tutorials around the IBM Bluemix platform and the IoT Foundation. Bluemix is IBM’s integration platform for cloud applications. For Reactive Blocks, Bluemix can serve as backend for IoT applications.     Three Ways From Reactive Blocks into Bluemix To send data between a Reactive Blocks gateway and Bluemix, …

More Blocks = Faster Development

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The libraries of building blocks keep growing. We newly added support for OPC-UA and AMQP to the IoT library of building blocks. In line with the increasing number of building blocks we have also made modifiable templates and new tutorials. If you wonder how you can include non-java code to your project, check out the tutorials that show you how …

Challenges in Software Maintenance

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In the beginning, most applications look quite manageable. Maybe you have been involved since the very beginning drawing diagrams and writing code. Maybe you have had to take over software and documentation from somebody else. In any case maintaining, changing or extending software can be challenging. Typical problems include: documentation which is no longer in sync with the real code. …

Building Blocks for AMQP

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The Advanced Message Queuing Protocol, AMQP, is an open standard application layer protocol for asynchronous message queuing. It has a richer but heavier feature list than the light weight MQTT protocol and permits almost any form of messaging. We have developed blocks for AMQP to make it easy for developers to add AMQP messaging to their application.   The AMQP library …