Getting Started

Welcome to the IBM Power Developer eXchange (PDeX) Community - a place for anyone interested in developing open source apps on IBM Power. Whether you’re new to the platform or a seasoned expert,  we invite you to exchange ideas, share experiences, and collaborate with other members and take full advantage of the resources and expertise offered in this Community.

Join the Community: 
If you haven't already done so, join the PDeX Community by clicking the blue "Sign in or Join" button in the top right corner of this page. After signing up with your IBMID (you'll have the opportunity to create one if necessary), navigate back to the PDeX Community home page.

Find a Group: Join any or all our topic groups to find the conversations and resources you’re seeking.


Can’t find the group you’re looking for? Send an email to if you have ideas for other topics that may be of interest!

Start a Discussion: eXchange best practices with fellow Power open source developers or ask the IBM experts for help or advice. Please be aware that your first post will need to be approved by an admin, but future posts will not require moderation.

Complete Your Profile: Use your IBM Community profile to its full potential to build a more vibrant network! Add a profile photo, share your company name and more.

Write a Blog: Send us your IBM story, share a lesson you've learned or offer tips and tricks to other Power open source developers. We're always looking to share our members' insights and knowledge! Reach out to for more details.

Earn Points and Badges: Learn how to get rewarded for engaging in the Community and performing actions that create value for your peers.


Find a Peer: Browse the Community directory and start collaborating with peers and subject matter experts.

Need some help? Please reach out to for assistance.