Quick start boilerplate for a Node API Deployable to Bluemix
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README.md

Blue mix starter

Description

A starter pack for nodejs with bluemix deployment.

Requirements

Configuration

Name Description
PORT The port to listen
VERBOSE_LOGGING The flag if debug logging in enabled

Local deployment

npm run <script> Description
start Serves the app in prod mode. It will override config with config/production.js
dev Same as npm start, but enables nodemon for the server as well.
lint Lint all .js files.
lint:fix Lint and fix all .js files. Read more on this.
spec Run unit tests
spec:watch Run unit tests in watch mode
e2e Run e2e tests
e2e:watch Run e2e tests in watch mode
coverage Run unit tests and verify coverage
check-coverage Verify coverage only
test Run lint, tests and checks coverage

Bluemix deployment

  1. go to https://console.eu-gb.bluemix.net
  2. click Create app
  3. pick SDK for Node.js
  4. pick any free App name and click Create
  5. Click on the app and go to tab Getting started
  6. Download the Starter Code from Bluemix by clicking DOWNLOAD STARTER CODE
  7. Unpack this starter code to a different location, and only copy the manifest.yml to your project directory
  8. If you copied manifest.yml to your project directory, you can just run cf push for deployment. If you didn't copy over the manifest.yml, you'll have to tell cf push <appnamehere>

Testing

Import postman/Bluemix starter.postman_collection.json collection and postman/bluemix starter.postman_environment.json environment.

Live demo http://sky-bluemix-starter.eu-gb.mybluemix.net/api/test