November 10th mtg – IBM Bluemix

Our NOVEMBER meeting will be November 10th from 6pm to 8:30pm at RIT!  Please RSVP at http://nextplex.com/rochester-ny/calendar/events/33034-approchester-nov-10th-monthly-meeting-ibm-bluemix so we can order enough food.

NOTE: This is the SECOND Tuesday because our meeting room is used for election coverage on the first Tuesday.

Our own Phil Sacchitella from IBM will be speaking on IBM Bluemix and their Mobile First strategy.

Phil will be talking about the changes to IBM’s MobileFirst Platform with the release of version 7.1. This version offers a lot to developers not available to other mobile platforms. Go to http://www.ibm.com/mobilefirst/us/en/mobile-platform.html for more information. He will also cover the recent updates to IBM’s Bluemix cloud service. If you haven’t already, please sign up for an account at bluemix.net, it’s free to try and use for 30 days and many of the services are free perpetually.

Phil will also touch on how to apply for a position at IBM, what they are looking for and what the different divisions mean.

First we have a couple of new Meetup groups for the Buffalo area.
http://www.meetup.com/Bluemix-Buffalo-PaaS-and-Cloud-Computing-Meetup/

http://www.meetup.com/MobileFirst-Bluemix-Western-NY-Mobile-and-Cloud-Dev/

Also if anyone would like to sign up for a free Bluemix account please go here, https://ibm.biz/Meetup_Buffalo

The event is sponsored by IBM as well.

Be sure to sign up for our email list Google Group at  https://groups.google.com/forum/#!aboutgroup/approchester

AppRochester meets monthly to discuss app development and marketing tips and tricks.  We meet at the R.I.T. Center for Student Innovation, from 6pm to 8:30pm, and food (usually pizza) and drinks are provided, thanks to your donations and the occasional sponsor.

We meet on the First Tuesday each month, with some exceptions so check the website at http://AppRochester.com and subscribe to our email list at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/approchester

Directions: Follow signs to Lot S (D7 quadrant on map) and park in any Visitor space located as far forward and to the right as they can.

The building in front of them will be Crossroads (also in D7 on map), and the Center for Student Innovation is a round, glass building located behind it (marked as CSI in D6 on map).

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