Welcome to the OpenShift Developer Spotlight where we get to know the members of the OpenShift community a little better and show off their skills as developers. Also check out their applications developed on OpenShift in our App Gallery. Interested in being featured? Apply here or view past entries.

Liang Cheng

  • Name: Liang Cheng

Learn more about Lovebeauty in our App Gallery

What inspired you to be a developer?

Inspired by many early inventors such as the Wright Brothers, I like to combine innovation and implementation.

Why did you choose OpenShift as your hosting platform?

I'm interested in OpenShift mainly because it is a Docker Container based PaaS. I like Docker and believe it will be the next generation virtualization mainstream. Meanwhile OpenShift provided a very good user interface. It is built on top of AWS EC2 so all the bandwidth to/from S3 are free.

What advantages does OpenShift give you that other platforms don't?

It is easier to deploy a scalable application than other platforms such as AWS. Also money wise, it is good choice since you get the first small gears for free. OpenShift has many applications optimized to start with.

Tell us more about your application currently hosted on OpenShift:
  • Name: Lovebeauty
  • What does it do? Lovebeauty is a social ecommerce platform to congregate sellers, buyers and bloggers. Lovebeauty is proud to use OpenShift as backend of our IOS app.
    To download our IOS app, visit: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lovebeauty/id955373916?mt=8
  • What technologies were used to create your app? php, mysql, java, etc.
  • What motivated you to create this application and what problems does it solve? People usually can't buy their favorite products recommended by others from social networks. This application is to connect bloggers, sellers and buyers on the same platform.


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