Running the SBT Sample with IBM Portal

Hopefully, this quick tip helps others.  I recently worked with a colleague who installed the Social Business Toolkit Ear and could not get the app to load the configuration properly.  I changed the class loader to PARENT_LAST and the application loaded the configuration properly.  

IBM SmartCloud Connections using Ruby

Recently, I was asked by a partner integrating with IBM SmartCloud for Social Business‘ IBM Connections Files service how to do so in Ruby.   I thought this brief demonstration code would help Ruby developers build a compelling integration. Note, I have already gone through the OAuth Dance and generated an OAuth Bearer Token. I have […]

API Explorer

For those developers who are looking for the right API…. The IBM SmartCloud for Social Business has it’s own view on the API Explorer. Navigate to https://greenhouse.lotus.com/sbt/SBTPlayground.nsf/Explorer.xsp From the Environments Menu, select SmartCloud. You’ll see the view changes, and BSS and Social appear. BSS is the Business Support Services, and Social is for the Social […]

cURL, oAuth and IBM SmartCloud for Social Business

For folks that are just getting started with IBM SmartCloud for Social Business, such that they are curious about scripting cURL and oAuth 2.0 flows so you can generate a Bearer token, please follow these steps. Login to IBM SmartCloud for Social Business – https://apps.na.collabserv.com Navigate over to Internal Apps – https://apps.na.collabserv.com/manage/account/isv/input Click Register App […]

Seamless User Experience with IBM SmartCloud for Social Business

I work with many partners to integrate with IBM Collaboration Solutions products and projects – IBM Domino, IBM Sametime, IBM Connections, IBM Social Business Toolkit, IBM Collaboration QuickStart for Social Business. Recently, I have been focusing on integrating with the IBM SmartCloud for Social Business. Many partners ask how they can make a seamless experience […]