What’s new in the IBM Social Business Toolkit SDK


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IBM Social Business Toolkit webinar 03/26/14: What’s new in the IBM Social Business Toolkit SDK

The IBM Social Business Toolkit SDK has evolved rapidly over the last year. In this session you will learn about the new features that are available in the latest release and how to take advantage of this features to rapidly add social features to your existing applications. There have been a number of successful projects build using the SDK during the last year. We will describe how these projects were implemented and present some design patterns and best practices that have been identified. Finally we will look to the future of the SDK and what is being planned and worked on for upcoming releases.

Mark Wallace, @mewallace
IBM, Social Business Toolkit Architect


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What’s new in the IBM Social Business Toolkit SDK

  1. 1. 1 © 2011 IBM Corporation What’s new in the IBM Social Business Toolkit SDK Mark Wallace, Technical Lead Social Business Toolkit SDK IBM SBT Webinar 26/3/2014
  2. 2. © 2013 IBM Corporation2 About Me Based Ireland Lab, Dublin Working on Social Business Toolkit SDK with team of developers in Ireland and India Labs Email: mark_wallace@ie.ibm.com Twitter: mewallace LinkedIn: http://ie.linkedin.com/in/markewallace/ Previously worked ● Sametime Unified Telephony ● XSP Runtime ● IBM Data Access ● Translation Services for Sametime
  3. 3. © 2013 IBM Corporation3 Please note IBM’s statements regarding its plans, directions, and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice at IBM’s sole discretion. Information regarding potential future products is intended to outline our general product direction and it should not be relied on in making a purchasing decision. The information mentioned regarding potential future products is not a commitment, promise, or legal obligation to deliver any material, code or functionality. Information about potential future products may not be incorporated into any contract. The development, release, and timing of any future features or functionality described for our products remains at our sole discretion. Performance is based on measurements and projections using standard IBM benchmarks in a controlled environment. The actual throughput or performance that any user will experience will vary depending upon many factors, including considerations such as the amount of multiprogramming in the user’s job stream, the I/O configuration, the storage configuration, and the workload processed. Therefore, no assurance can be given that an individual user will achieve results similar to those stated here.
  4. 4. © 2013 IBM Corporation4 Social Business Toolkit SDK What's New? ● Exploring the SDK API's ● API Explorer ● Discoverability ● Reusable UI Controls ● Setting up your Development Environment ● Mobile API What's Happening Now? ● BSS API ● PHP Support How to Get Involved? ← Demonstrations
  5. 5. © 2013 IBM Corporation5 Exploring the SDK API's – Try It with Playground 1. API Explorer 2. XPages 3. OpenSocial Gadgets 4. Java 5. JavaScript
  6. 6. © 2013 IBM Corporation6 Exploring the SDK API's – Try It with Playground 1. Samples Navigator 2. Sample Code 3. Sample Support Files 4. Sample Preview 5. API Documentation
  7. 7. © 2013 IBM Corporation7 Setting up your Development Environment Eclipse IDE for J2EE + Java Runtime Environment ● Recommend Eclipse Kepler ● Java → Compiler → JDK Compliance Level: 1.6 Configure Tomcat ● Recommend Apache Tomcat 7.0 ● https://www.eclipse.org/webtools/community/education/web/t320/Configuring_a n_Application_Server_in_Eclipse.pdf Import Required Projects ● Import → Team Project Set ● URL: https://raw.github.com/OpenNTF/SocialSDK/master/team/mysocial- projectset.psf ● Add com.ibm.sbt.web and mysocial.webapp projects to Tomcat
  8. 8. © 2013 IBM Corporation8 Setting up your Development Environment Configure SDK ● Edit: <workspace>ServersTomcat v7.0 Server at localhost-configcontext.xml <!-- Configures the location of a sbt.properties file which contains the configuration properties for use with the Social Business Toolkit --> <Resource name="url/ibmsbt-sbtproperties" auth="Container" type="java.net.URL" factory="com.ibm.commons.runtime.naming.UrlFactory" url="sbt.properties" /> ● Create: <workspace>ServersTomcat v7.0 Server at localhost-configsbt.properties connectionsBasic.url=https://greenhouse.lotus.com
  9. 9. © 2013 IBM Corporation9 Setting up your Development Environment
  10. 10. © 2013 IBM Corporation10 Mobile API iOS API ● Communities, Profiles, ActivityStreams ● Basic and OAuth Support ● Sample Application Demonstration
  11. 11. © 2013 IBM Corporation11 What's Happening Now PHP Support ● Word Press ● Moodle Business Support System ● Migrate to new API Explorer ● New Java API and Samples ● Change password ● Add subscriber ● Entitle to subscriptions
  12. 12. © 2013 IBM Corporation12 How To Get Involved Explore here: https://greenhouse.lotus.com/sbt/SBTPlayground.nsf ● JavaScript, Java, OpenSocial, XPages, Connections API Source here: https://github.com/OpenNTF/SocialSDK ● Watch, Pull Requests, Wiki, Issues Community here: https://www.ibmdw.net/social/ ● Articles, Events, Twitter, YouTube
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