Past Work: Maqetta

Maqetta Logo

Prior to my current work on BlueMix, I was a committer on Maqetta. Maqetta is an open source project that provides WYSIWYG visual authoring of HTML5 user interfaces (desktop and mobile). It is made available as part of the Dojo Foundation.

I no longer work on Maqetta, and IBM no longer invests resources in it. But, as I start a new blog presence here, I wanted to consolidate links to my previous Maqetta-related articles and blog posts in one place.

Maqetta Means Mock-up Article Series

Blog Posts

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