Choose your own adventure – Anypoint Platform for APIs


Are you new to Anypoint Platform for APIs and want to figure out how it all works? Check out the interactive walkthrough for the Anypoint Platform for APIs.

The walkthrough lets you choose your own adventure by allowing you to pick a path that best matches your role in the example use case. At the top of each walkthrough page, under the title, is a blue label that indicates the permissions you need in the Anypoint Platform for APIs to perform the actions in the section. Depending on your focus, you could jump straight to a later point in the walkthrough that is relevant for your role.

European IT decision makers under pressure to deliver faster than ever


We recently surveyed 800 IT professionals across Europe to find out the pressures they are facing as well as how they’re using APIs to improve their businesses. The results were clear – moving faster and becoming more agile are the top priorities for IT execs in 2016.

The future of healthcare innovation


APIs are often considered the “invisible warriors of healthcare.” And as our founder Ross Mason points out in TechBeacon, there are lots of examples of how APIs are transforming healthcare. But could APIs push healthcare innovation even further?

Big strides have been made already. UCSF has rolled out the CareWeb Messenger engagement platform, which allows healthcare professionals and patients to securely communicate online and on mobile devices in real time through APIs. It helps caregivers improve care through a complete view of communications regarding the patient.

Extending Connectivity at CES

CES 2016

CES 2016 was supposed to be the year of the connected device – companies of all sizes were unveiling the latest smart devices to make consumers’ lives better and easier. Is this the beginning of the IoT consumer revolution? The picture seems a bit mixed.

Getting started with APIs? Check out API University!


We talk all the time about how important APIs are to business agility and innovation. APIs are the building block of the modern enterprise and it’s not only important but essential for every business in any industry to think about an API strategy.

That’s all well and good, of course, but how do you get started? What do developers and tech executives need to know about APIs? What best practices are out there? How can you make sure your APIs will be successful and popular? How can you build a developer community?

API-led Connectivity and CQRS: API layering and the CQRS API implementation


In this 4 part blog series, I describe in detail how one might go about modernizing a functional, but legacy Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) application without redeveloping (or even touching) it. Why? The release cycle for the legacy app is too long and it doesn’t scale in a way that will meet the needs of newly required mobile application.

Should businesses “say goodbye to IT”?


Is it time to say goodbye to IT? That’s the argument made by Asheville, North Carolina CIO Jonathan Feldman in Information Week. He says that in the techie and non-techie world, IT departments often are the center of conflict: “like a raging infection in the corporate body, IT is continually at war.”

New Year’s resolutions for the CIO

December 30 2015

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A new year will be arriving in just a couple of days and, of course, with it comes the opportunity to make all kinds of resolutions to help your business. How are you going to better incorporate SaaS applications into your business software? How are you going to improve your mobile apps? What is your company going to do to address microservices?

Introducing 3 MuleSoft Certified Connectors

December 29 2015

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We are thrilled to introduce 3 new MuleSoft Certified Connectors developed by our partners through our connector certification program. These connectors have been thoroughly reviewed and certified by MuleSoft for their use case and compatibility with MuleSoft’s products. If you are interested in purchasing the connector or have questions, please contact the partners directly.


JD Edwards Connector by ModusBox


What is a RESTful API?

December 28 2015

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When you’re designing an API, it’s important to know the type of API you want for your specific project and what it’s advantages and disadvantages are. REST, or RESTful APIs are some of the most popular APIs; but how do you know that this type of API is right for what you want to do?