Big Blue Touts Bluemix OpenWhisk Tools for IoT App Development

The Global Deployment of IoT Devices is Getting EasierIBM has lifted the veil on several new attribute of its ‘Bluemix OpenWhisk,’ which is hailed as an event-driven programming model which utilizes Docker containers.

As first reported by MAW, IMB asserts that the new tools let developers build “feature-rich, intuitive apps which easily connect into the Internet of Things.”

The offerings also let devs “tap into advanced services such as cognitive, analytics and more — without the need to deploy and manage extra infrastructure.”

The new tools, NPM Module and Node-RED, will enable developers to more rapidly build event-driven apps, which automatically execute user code in response to external actions and events.

As for the release of the updates? We’re told to expect them soon.

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