Developer Guide

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This guide provides instructions for deploying, running, and managing apps and services with VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS for VMs).

Note: To learn app deployment concepts, see the Getting Started with VMware Tanzu Application Service tutorial on the VMware Tanzu website.


Developing, running, and managing apps on TAS for VMs may include:

  • Deploying and scaling apps with diverse languages, frameworks, and dependencies

  • Finding software services in the services marketplace, such as databases, email, or message servers

  • Creating your own TAS for VMs service based on an external server

  • Creating service instances and binding them to your apps

  • Streaming app logs to an external log management service

  • Troubleshooting app deployment and health

If you do these things, you are a TAS for VMs developer, and the contents of this guide are for you.