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Redbook: Creating Composite Application Pattern Models for IBM PureApplication System

On top of the education series I created (here) you can download a very useful redbook (here) which explains the different concepts and features of the PureApplication System deployment engine which is in fact an IWD software appliance.

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Pattern-type (Part 20): Parametrize a plugin

Sometime, you would like to parametrize a plugin for example to add an activation key or other configuration parameters. The configuration will be done via the “System Plug-ins” menu.

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Pattern-type (Part 19): internationalization and localization of Pattern-type

When you create a new plugin, you could have noticed that a “locales” directory is created by the plug-in project wizard in the appmodel directory. This directory can contains the messages in different languages. Here how it works.

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Using PDK 1.0.1.0 on SmartCloud Application Workload Service

I tested the new version PDK 1.0.1.0 on SmartCloud Application Workload Service which run IWD 3.1.0.5.
Normally, the PDK 1.0.1.0 is compatible with IWD 3.1.0.6 but I didn’t face any issue while using it.