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HH Edmonton Workshop – IBM Bluemix Tutorial

February 11, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm



So you attended our Bluemix cafe (not yet registered? Tickets still available!) and have a better understanding of the many ways the platform can give your next healthcare app an edge. You’ve heard from the Social Angel team how they leveraged Bluemix to build the top award winning app at the Health+Promotion Innovation Challenge in Montreal. Maybe you’ve come up with an amazing idea to put the Watson and the cognitive abilities of the platform to work in improving healthcare. You’re ready to take it for a spin – now what? Attend this Bluemix workshop for some quality hands-on instructional time with IBM Bluemix experts, of course!

Purpose of the Workshop

  • Learn how to navigate through the Bluemix platform
  • Learn how to quickly develop your own programs to address your challenges
  • Introduction to app development on the cloud



    • Bring your laptop, make sure you have either Firefox or Chrome installed
    • It will really help if you have already registered for a FREE trial of IBM’s Bluemix tools: click here for your free trial
    • Once you have confirmed your registration, sign in and take a quick look at everything
    • Don’t worry that it might seem big and complicated – there are a lot of very specialized components that help advanced users be more efficient or secure, we’ll do our best to walk you through it
    • If you’re feeling very ambitious, check out this page


What You Can Expect to Take Away

      • You’ll have written at least one simple program and you’ll have all the tools needed to writing something more ambitious
      • You’ll be among some of the first in the world to explore the latest cognitive tools
      • You’ll have a competitive edge using Bluemix entering into the Hacking Health Hackathon


If You Want to Get a Head Start

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