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:

IBM Cloud Platform Unification Project

Earlier this month, we launched a revamped IBM Cloud Platform Experience at our new cloud.ibm.com location. Our primary goal was to unify our IaaS and PaaS offerings to better meet your needs. This was a massive undertaking with changes up and down the stack. Prior to this unification, there were two distinct UI's at different URLs -- one for IaaS and one for PaaS. This understandably led to a lot of frustration and confusion. We wanted to fix this by creating a seamless experience with one UI at a single URL to manage everything. We're very excited by the outcome, and we think you will be too. Continue reading