For up-to-date product documentation, see the IBM MobileFirst Foundation Developer Center.

Getting started with MobileFirst development

To develop an application for any of the supported platforms, you follow the same general pattern. You go through several basic steps to develop your application: start the MobileFirst Development Server, open the MobileFirst Operations Console, customize sample code, and create an adapter. Tutorials help you get started.

Before you begin

To install a development server and open the console, see Setting up the MobileFirst Development Server.


For step-by-step development instructions for each of the supported platforms, see the Quick Start tutorials on the Developer Center website or Getting started with a sample MobileFirst application.

Parent topic: Setting up the development environment