Bluemix UI: Exciting May Updates!

As the UI lead for the IBM Bluemix web interface, I’ve had the chance to write about new functionality as it’s been released over the last few months. We’ve just gone live with our updates for May, so please check out my post on the official Bluemix blog. The updates include:

  • Addition of “Bring your Own Buildpack” to the catalog
  • Enhanced navigation with collapsible navigation area.
  • Improved handling of app-related data changes on the server.
  • Refreshed styling of banner, Dashboard header, App/Service Detail headers, and input dialogs.
  • Updated documentation.
  • Numerous usability improvements and bug fixes.

Bluemix UI Updates: Dashboard

And, for reference, here are pointers to my earlier blog posts regarding Bluemix UI updates:

Global IBM Cloud Console Architecture

A few months ago, I announced that my team had released the new global IBM Cloud Console allowing all public regions of the IBM Cloud platform to be managed from a single location. This took us from four addresses (one for each of the four public IBM Cloud regions at the time) to a single geo load-balanced address. Users would now always get the UI served from the geographically closest (and healthy) deployment, resulting in improved performance and enabling failover to greatly increase availability. In this post, I'll dig a bit deeper so that you can gain insight into what it would take for you to build similar solutions with your own IBM Cloud apps. Continue reading

The New Bluemix Look

Published on March 01, 2016