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Join us at VMworld 2015

VMworld 2015 is fast approaching with less than a week away!

Are you tired of scrambling through the web to find the SDKs, certifications, tools, etc. you need to build your VMware solution? We have heard you! VMware Developer Center provides the tools and resources you need to design, develop, and certify solutions that seamlessly integrate with VMware technology. Come join the Ecosystem Services team in all the fun at the VMware Partner Pod located on the main floor at VMworld 2015 and learn more about what we do, the new features and programs we offer.

Sessions by the team:

Be sure to attend RTM6856 – Simplify Journey to Hybrid Cloud: vCloud Air ISV Program Overview on Sunday 2:45pm by Pat Richards and Yatin Chalke. They will reveal new details about the cloud ISV program.

Don’t miss PAR6190 – Simplifying Technology Partner Integration and Enhancing Go to Market Opportunities on Sunday 4pm session by Larry McDounough and Kristen Edwards.  Larry’s going to announce a brand new program structure!

Explore the Hands-on-Lab: SPL-SDC-1622 – VMware Development Tools and SDKs by Bob Fraser.  Here, you will walk through the various tools and SDKs. Be sure to give it a try.

If you happen to miss any of the sessions, you know where to find us, the main floor!

From presentations to HOL labs, there’s lots to do at VMworld to the make the most out of your conference. Follow us at @vmwaredevcenter to get live updates of our activities at the show.

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Workbench 3.0.3 Now Available

We are pleased to announce the release of VMware Workbench 3.0.3 in the Tools section of Developer Center. This release includes both Workbench VM and Workbench Toolsuite. The new release is immediately available to members of a qualifying developer program.

https://developercenter.vmware.com/tools

Note that you must sign in to your Developer Center account for access.

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New Reference Architecture: All-Flash Virtual SAN for VDI

Last week, we hinted at the release of a new reference architecture detailing an all-flash virtual SAN for VDI environments. Today we’re pleased to announce the reference architecture has been published and is ready for you to download here:

http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-Horizon-View-And-All-Flash-Virtual-SAN-Reference-Architecture.pdf

The Power of Partnership: All-Flash Virtual SAN for VDI

VMware Virtual SAN™ is a software-defined storage platform that aggregates locally attached disks of hosts to create distributed shared storage solution, and the new Virtual SAN 6.0 gives you the power to design and deploy solutions with 100 percent flash-based storage. To demonstrate the technology and integration points, VMware and our ecosystem partners—Avago, Brocade, Dell, and SanDisk—recently created a reference architecture for implementing Virtual SAN in a VDI environment with all SSDs instead of traditional hybrid configuration.

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API Tutorial – Downloading Files from a Content Library Item

This blog post is a part of the blog series published by the Content Library team. Please find all the blog posts by the team at this link.

In Uploading an OVF Template to a Content Library tutorial, we went through the UpdateSession API to upload files to a library item with an example for uploading an OVF template. In this tutorial, we explain the concept of DownloadSession API and show how to use it to download files from a library item.

At the end of this tutorial you should be able to:

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API Tutorial – Uploading an OVF Template to a Content Library

This blog post is a part of the blog series published by the Content Library team. Please find all the blog posts by the team at this link.

Previously, the Basic Life Cycle of a Content Library tutorial explained how to use Content Library APIs to create, update and delete libraries and library items. In this tutorial, we will further explore the APIs to upload content to a library item.

At the end of this tutorial you should be able to:

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API Tutorial – Basic Life Cycle of a Content Library

This blog post is a part of the blog series published by the Content Library team. Please find all the blog posts by the team at this link.

We discussed the requirements and how to prepare the environment to use the Content Library APIs in the Getting Started with the Content Library APIs tutorial. Now we should have an environment ready to make API calls against the Content Library Service in a vCenter Server instance. In this tutorial, we will go through the basic life cycle of a library and library items. The basic operations we will cover are:

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API Tutorial – Getting Started with the Content Library APIs

This blog post is a part of the blog series published by the Content Library team. Please find all the blog posts by the team at this link.

This tutorial will go through the steps required to setup a development environment that uses the Content Library APIs.  At the end of this post you should be able to:

  • quickly run a Content Library API sample
  • setup a development environment to facilitate development and exploration using the Content Library APIs

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Content Library – Blog Series!

Introduction

VMware vSphere® Content Library empowers vSphere Admins to effectively manage VM templates, vApps, ISO images and scripts with ease.  It is a new addition in the vSphere 6.0 release.

This blog series authored by the Content Library Team is aimed at explaining concepts and APIs exposed by the Content Library feature.

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The Power of Partnership: World Wide Technology

Enabling the ecosystem is a critical part of our mission at VMware Developer Center, and World Wide Technology (WWT) is a great example of the ways in which VMware partners are using our products to create integrated SDDC solutions for both traditional and cloud-native applications.

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